Crime & Justice

Blue Ribbon Panel Calls For Independent Oversight Of LA Probation Department

The Los Angeles County Probation Department's administrative office in Downey.
The Los Angeles County Probation Department's administrative office in Downey.
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A blue ribbon panel says L.A. County should create an independent commission to oversee its long-troubled Probation Department. KPCC’s Frank Stoltze discusses what he says would be a significant development.