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Paul Tanaka indictment




Paul Tanaka, seen here as he prepared to testify in front of the Citizens Commission on Jail Violence in 2012.
Paul Tanaka, seen here as he prepared to testify in front of the Citizens Commission on Jail Violence in 2012.
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Today one of the most powerful figures in law enforcement himself surrendered to authorities. 

Former L.A. County Undersheriff Paul Tanaka was indicted by a federal grand jury that was investigating excessive force and corruption in the county jails.

We'll talk about it with Laurie L. Levenson, a professor of Law at Loyola Law School.