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Sheriff Lee Baca Jail Abuse

New Sheriff in Town -- For Now

Hector Villagra | Posted 04.01.2014 | Los Angeles
Hector Villagra

The LA Sheriff's Department has become a national example of law enforcement gone wrong. Scott and his successor can change that sorry example and make it a department that demonstrates real reform is possible, if only they seize this rare opportunity.

Baca's Strike Force

Peter Eliasberg | Posted 12.09.2012 | Los Angeles
Peter Eliasberg

The announcement this week by Sheriff Lee Baca that he agrees with and intends to implement all of the recommendations laid out in a new report by the Citizen's Commission on Jail Violence is welcome news.

Would Wearable Cameras Prevent Abuse In Jails?

Posted 12.15.2011 | Los Angeles

By Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A Los Angeles County official is calling for sweeping new measures in the jail system and wants sheriff's d...