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Why Did L.A. County Inmate Unique Moore Die? Lawsuit, Investigation Raise New Questions About Women's Jail

Art Levine | Posted 02.29.2016 | Los Angeles
Art Levine

Unique needed careful monitoring and prompt attention in case of breathing or cardiac emergencies. But as far as Kendra and other former inmates could tell, few, if any, of the mentally ill inmates who mixed in with the general population got medical exams or regular care.

Drunk Men From Feuding Camp Groups Fire Shots, Turn Out To Be Cops: Police

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 08.28.2013 | Weird News

An alleged intoxicated argument between two camp groups over loud music in Chino ended when two men from both sides drew their weapons and fired shots...

John Rudolf

Corruption Allegations Hit Troubled L.A. Jails | John Rudolf | Posted 08.09.2012 | Crime

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, already stung by reports of widespread brutality in its jails, faced troubling new allegations this week,...

How the LA County Sheriff's Department Used Social Media to Help Save a Rembrandt

Anthony Amore | Posted 10.28.2011 | Technology
Anthony Amore

Art theft is notoriously under-reported. But the days of keeping such a loss a secret are quickly fading thanks to information sharing through social media and networking.

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Eagle Rock, CA Patch | 11:02am | Posted 07.16.2011 | Los Angeles

Eagle Rock residents can get a better visual picture of the crime happening near them through an extensive crime-mapping system, the Los Angeles Count...

Suit Accuses Jailhouse Deputies Of 'Gang-Banger' Behavior | Sandy Banks | Posted 07.10.2011 | Los Angeles

It has the hallmarks of a police brutality claim: Allegations of violence and excessive force, blamed on poor training and discipline. But this law...

Maywood Proves Outsourcing Police Department Is No Easy Task

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

When Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies moved into Maywood a month ago to fill in for the city's disbanded police force, they were shocked to find ...

Sheriff Lee Baca Goes On Patrol To Save OT |    | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca went on uniformed patrol in East Los Angeles Friday as part of an effort to save the department millions of dollar...