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LA County To Hold Inquests in Three 2020 Deputy Shooting Deaths 
December 16, 2021
The Los Angeles County coroner's office will conduct inquests this week into the 2020 fatal shootings of three men by sheriff's deputies.       Beginning at 9 a.m. Wednesday, inquests will be held on consecutive  days into the shooting deaths of 47-year-old Dana ``Malik'' Young Jr., 41-year-  old Samuel Herrera Jr. and 29-year-old Dijon Kizzee. ... read more »
FOR REAL CHANGE DEPOLITICIZE COUNTY OFFICIALS
September 10, 2020
If you want to get to the real source of political issues in America, follow the money. For years, grassroots organizations have been protesting against the Los Angeles County District Attorney (D.A.) and the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s department for their actions or inactions. But what if the D.A. and the Sheriff aren’t where the real problem lies? In order to find the source of the problem, you’ve got to find the source and required uses for funding these two departments. ... read more »
20 Years After Disbanding its Police Department, Compton Leaders and Residents Fed Up with Sheriff’s Take to the Streets
June 18, 2020
At the time, the $12.3-million contract with the city of Compton was the most expensive among the 41 cities patrolled by the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department. Led by then-Mayor Omar Bradley, the five-member City council voted 4-to-1 in July 2000 to disband the Compton Police Department in hopes of getting a handle on the high homicide rate that had gripped the city and kept residents indoors in fear of their lives. ... read more »
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Sheriff Signals Policy Changes, Watchdogs Worry
January 30, 2019
The data around the use of force is complicated because new reporting policies were instituted in 2013, which county officials have long said created a spike in reporting that wasn't reflective of a jump in actual force incidents. On top of that, mismatched systems for reporting different kinds of force and violence have created inconsistencies and unreliability in the numbers over time. ... read more »
Board of Supervisors Vote for Improvement of Medical Services for Inmates
June 23, 2015
  Hoping to improve the medical services provided to jail inmates, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted to shift the responsibility from the Sheriff’s Department to the Department of Health Services. ... read more »
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