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01/07/2014 12:36 pm ET Updated Jan 23, 2014

Sheriff Baca Expected To Announce Retirement Tuesday Morning - Latimes.com

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Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca has scheduled a news conference for 10 a.m., with sources telling The Times he plans to announce his retirement.

The news of Baca's decision to step down has stunned people inside and outside the Sheriff's Department. He was locked in a tough reelection battle amid several scandals that beset the department.

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