Posted Jul. 12, 2015, 9:01 am
Ten people described as jail personnel with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department have been relived of duty and a number of others have been reassigned amid an investigation into abusive treatment of an inmate, Sheriff Jim McDonnell announced Saturday.
Posted Dec. 11, 2014, 8:37 am
The family of an aspiring television producer who was mistakenly shot and killed by deputies sent to a West Hollywood apartment building to investigate an assault report filed a lawsuit today against the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.
Posted Dec. 9, 2014, 9:27 am
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors today approved the creation of a civilian commission to oversee the Sheriff's Department.
Posted Nov. 30, 2014, 9:33 am
Jim McDonnell will be sworn in as the boss of the fourth-largest police agency in the nation as he takes the helm of the Los Angeles County's Sheriff Department Monday.
Posted Nov. 5, 2014, 9:14 am
Long Beach police Chief Jim McDonnell was preparing today to take over as Los Angeles County sheriff, having easily defeated retired Undersheriff and Gardena Mayor Paul Tanaka.