Retired Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca pleaded guilty Wednesday to lying to federal investigators, a stunning reversal
On Tuesday, L.A. County Sheriff Baca finally exercised the kind of leadership that has sorely been lacking from his office when he announced his retirement at the end of this month. His decision makes possible a new era of accountability and reform in a department plagued by abuse and impunity.
"This sends a strong message to the Sheriff's Department to change their practices," he added. (c)2013 the Daily News (Los
Jurors found Baca, Capt. Daniel Cruz and deputies Anthony Vasquez, Mark Farino and Pedro Guerrero guilty of violating Willis
Sheriff Lee Baca has calculated he needs at least $34 million to beef up supervision at county jails and implement other
California is ground zero in the battle between homeowners and Wall Street.
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.
But San Marino - which in 2010 had a population of 13,147 and a median income of $154,962, three times the state's median
"The TRUST Act is intended to restore the public’s trust in local law enforcement and to encourage community policing efforts
Extending those numbers statewide, Justice Strategies estimates that California taxpayers spend $65 million each year to