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The future inside L.A. County jails after DOJ and LASD settle lawsuit




The Los Angeles County Men's Central Jail and Twin Towers Correctional Facility in downtown Los Angeles.
The Los Angeles County Men's Central Jail and Twin Towers Correctional Facility in downtown Los Angeles.
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In a long awaited legal settlement with the United States Department of Justice, Los Angeles County has committed to a series of reforms inside its troubled jail system, according to a source familiar with the matter who spoke on the condition of anonymity.

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FACT SHEET: SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT REGARDING LOS ANGELES COUNTY JAILS

Guests:

Rina Palta, KPCC reporter covering Southern California's social safety net

Jeff Steck, president of the Association for Los Angeles Deputy Sheriffs

Peter Eliasberg, legal director for the ACLU of Southern California