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L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca (AP Photo)

‘Friends of the Sheriff’ program moved candidates to front of line

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca maintained a special hiring program that granted preferential treatment to the friends and relatives of department officials, including some candidates who were given jobs despite […]

12/19/2013

L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca (AP Photo)

Sheriff Lee Baca cuts ties with health company

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca is distancing himself from a health products company whose products he promoted in online videos. Sheriff’s spokesman Steve Whitmore says Baca contacted the Irvine-based company […]

10/02/2013

L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca (AP Photo)

Lee Baca named national sheriff of the year

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca, who has been under fire for jailhouse abuses, has been picked as the nation’s Sheriff of the Year.

02/26/2013