Will a new civilian oversight committee prevent police scandals?

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The LA County Sheriff’s Department is getting a civilian oversight committee for the first time. The department has been plagued by scandal; sheriffs have been convicted of assault and misconduct inside county jails, and former undersheriff Paul Tanaka was convicted of obstructing an FBI investigation into that abuse.

Credits

Guests:
Hernan Vera - Public Counsel, Celeste Fremon - WitnessLA.com - @witnessla

Hosts:
Madeleine Brand, KCRW

Producers:
Sarah Sweeney, Anna Scott, Jolie Myers, Christian Bordal, Amy Ta, Michell Eloy