More than 50 employees at the Los Angeles County Probation Department have received promotions, despite a history of disciplinary problems
The workers were previously denied promotions for everything from off-duty drunk driving to the mistreatment of children. One lawsuit later, and the rules have now changed.
For more on why, Take Two's A Martinez spoke with Garrett Therolf. He's a reporter with UC Berkeley's Investigative Reporting Program and Common Sense News. His story was published in the LA Times.