Paul Tanaka

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LA County sheriff’s race heading toward runoff

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Voters strongly favored an outsider to take over the scandalized Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. But Long Beach police Chief Jim McDonnell appears to have fallen just short of avoiding a […]


This Sunday, May 4, 2014 photo provided by Joe Shalmoni shows Paul Tanaka, former Los Angeles County under sheriff and mayor of Gardena, Calif., one of the seven candidates running for office of Los Angeles County Sheriff, during a debate at the Jewish Community Center in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Joe Shalmoni)

Tanaka and Carey are subjects in federal probe

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former undersheriff and a captain are subjects in a wide-ranging federal obstruction-of-justice probe involving the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, a prosecutor said in court. The revelations about former Undersheriff […]


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Mayor Paul Tanaka and the LA County Sheriff’s Dept.

Sheriff Lee Baca announced his resignation, bringing to an end a 48-year career that has lately been marred by corruption charges and mismanagement of the county jails. A number of people are stepping forward to […]



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