Crime & Justice

Supes move closer to putting measure on ballot to give Sheriff's watchdog subpoena power

                               A Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputy stands in front of an empty cell at Men's Central Jail.
A Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputy stands in front of an empty cell at Men's Central Jail.
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On Tuesday, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors moved a step closer to putting a measure before voters that would give the Sheriff Civilian Oversight Commission subpoena power. But first, they want to study what its impact might be.