Celeste Fremon

WitnessLA.com

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Celeste Fremon is an award-winning freelance journalist specializing in gangs, law enforcement, criminal justice and education policy. She is the founding editor of WitnessLA.com, a nonprofit news site, and the author of G-Dog and the Homeboys: Father Greg Boyle and the Gangs of East Los Angeles.

Fremon is a former visiting professor of Journalism at UC Irvine, and a senior fellow at USC's Annenberg Institute for Justice and Journalists.

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On Monday afternoon, LA County sheriff’s deputies stopped 29-year-old Dijon Kizzee, who was riding his bicycle in the Westmont neighborhood of South LA, for what they call “violations…

Shooting deaths of Dijon Kizzee and Andres Guardado: The latest on what happened

On Monday afternoon, LA County sheriff’s deputies stopped 29-year-old Dijon Kizzee, who was riding his bicycle in the Westmont neighborhood of South LA, for what they call “violations…

from Greater LA

The Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department is the nation’s largest sheriff’s department, overseeing more than 150 unincorporated areas and more than 40 cities.

LA County Sheriff's Department faces budget cuts, controversies, calls for change

The Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department is the nation’s largest sheriff’s department, overseeing more than 150 unincorporated areas and more than 40 cities.

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Barring any unforeseen changes, there will be a new L.A. County Sheriff at the start of next week.

Repainting the Sheriff's department, tan and green

Barring any unforeseen changes, there will be a new L.A. County Sheriff at the start of next week.

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