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Southern California has a long and troubled history when it comes to policing. I explore a continuing disconnect between law enforcement officers and the communities they serve, look at when reforms have worked and where and why tensions remain. I'm always examining whether justice is being served.
Stories by Frank Stoltze
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L.A. Sheriff Alex Villanueva has hired two more deputies who had been fired by former Sheriff Jim McDonnell. One, Michael Courtial, had been fired for using unreasonable force and failing to de-escalate a situation.
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On Tuesday, April 2, law enforcement arrested 29-year-old Eric Holder, the suspect in the murder of rapper Nipsey Hussle.
Civil Service Commission records revealed that Mandoyan acknowledged having the tatoo, which marks members of a clique at the South L.A. sheriff's station where he once served. The Grim Reapers is one of a number of deputy cliques, some of which have engaged in violence.
Two gang experts talk about the positive impact murdered rapper Nipsy Hussle had on his South Los Angeles neighborhood.
We dive deep into the case of a deputy who was fired over allegations of domestic abuse, then rehired by Sheriff Alex Villanueva.
Shortly after taking office, Sheriff Alex Villanueva rehired Caren Carl Mandoyan, who had lost his job as an L.A. County Sheriff's deputy in 2016 following allegations of domestic abuse and stalking. L.A. County officials are rejecting that decision, telling Mandoyan he's off the payroll.