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Baca can be sued for jail violence, court rules

The Supreme Court rejected an appeal by Sheriff Lee Baca and let stand a ruling that says he can be personally sued for racial violence in the county jails, which Baca's department runs.
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Citing budget cuts, Sheriff Lee Baca to work a shift at the jail

United States / Los Angeles : L.A. Now (5 years ago)

Anyone arrested and booked into the Los Angeles County Jail on Friday afternoon will get a chance to meet Sheriff Lee Baca, who will be filling in as a booking deputy because of recent budget cuts in his department. Beginning... Read Post

Sheriff Lee Baca faces commission over jail abuse allegations

United States / Los Angeles : L.A. Now (2 years ago)

Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca and his top aide are scheduled to face a county commission created to examine allegations of abuse inside the department's jails. Read Post

Investigators slam Sheriff Baca, Tanaka in jail violence probe

United States / Los Angeles : L.A. Now (2 years ago)

Investigators for a blue-ribbon commission probing allegations of abuse and deputy misconduct in L.A. County's jails issued a searing critique Friday of how Sheriff Lee Baca and his chief deputy managed the department. Baca failed t... Read Post

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