Crime & Justice

LA County Board to decide on $1 million settlement for juvenile detention sexual assault case

The Los Angeles County Probation Department's administrative offices are located in Downey.
The Los Angeles County Probation Department's administrative offices are located in Downey.
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A young woman is suing LA County for failing to act when her probation officer sexually assaulted her multiple times at Camp Scudder in Santa Clarita. Now the county's Board of Supervisors will decide Tuesday whether to approve a $1 million settlement for the lawsuit.