Crime & Justice

LA Sheriff Trying To Fashion A Policy To Deal With Deputy Cliques

Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva.
Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva.
Kyle Grillot for LAist

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KPCC has learned that L.A. Sheriff Alex Villanueva sent the Civilian Oversight Commission a draft policy on deputy cliques in March, and that one commission member sent it back to him with suggested changes, because she felt it was "pretty thin." In addition, the county has hired the RAND Corporation to conduct a one-year study of cliques.

This story aired on June 26.