Will Federal Pressure Bring Improvement to LA County Jails?

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After decades of excessive force by jailers, abuse of mentally ill inmates and prisoner suicides, LA County has agreed to institute sweeping changes. A federal court will monitor progress to make sure that promised reforms really happen. We’ll ask Sheriff Jim McDonnell if he plans to clean house.

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