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Update on the LA Sheriff misconduct scandal

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Los Angeles County Men's Central Jail and the Twin Towers Correctional Facility. Christopher Okula/KPCC

Yesterday federal officials indicted 18 current and former Sheriff's Deputies for charges including conspiracy, obstruction of justice, and giving false statements. 

It's all part of a long-running FBI investigation into misconduct in L.A. county's jails. The alleged crimes even include changing an inmate's name and faking his release after deputies discovered he was working as a federal informant.

For more on this unfolding story we're joined by KPCC's politics reporter Frank Stoltze.

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