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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
The battle to become Los Angeles County's chief prosecutor enters a new phase Tuesday night inside the Ron Deaton Civil Auditorium adjacent to LAPD headquarters.
Two national jail experts told the Citizens Commission on Jail Violence Friday that someone other than the sheriff should run Los Angeles County lockups.
In early testimony, deputy association president Floyd Hayhurst said deputy morale at jails has declined as a result of new scrutiny of L.A. County lockups.
Inglewood police have arrested a man for the murder of former City Councilman William Alberty, who was stabbed to death February 22, 1981.
Tyrone Freeman faces the possibility of federal prison time for allegedly diverting tens of thousands of dollars for personal use, including his Hawaii wedding.
The party's endorsement list includes Gov. Brown's tax proposal and a measure that would which would ban labor unions from direct contribution to candidates.
Former Lynwood City Councilman Arturo Reyes pleaded guilty to grand theft for using city credit cards for personal use.
Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca faced sharp questioning from the Citizen’s Commission on Jail Violence Friday about inmate abuse by his deputies.
Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca and his second-in-command are scheduled to appear Friday before the Citizen’s Commission on Jail Violence.
A federal appeals court has agreed to hear a challenge to California’s practice of collecting DNA samples from anyone arrested for a felony.
Undersheriff Paul Tanaka is a little known but powerful force within the department who is responsible for day-to-day operations.
Medical marijuana patients in wheelchairs and on crutches gathered outside City Hall Monday to voice their opposition to a proposed ban on pot shops.
A jury in San Bernardino awarded $31 million to a man who sustained injuries in a collision along the “Highway of Death,” the twisty 138 from Palmdale to the I-15.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has opened a criminal investigation into one of its own deputies after he was seen on video stomping a man with his foot.
Rep. Brad Sherman has six times more cash on hand than Rep. Howard Berman.