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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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.

from The Mixer

Is LA County's Probation Department allocating funding properly?

LA County Probation Department woes

Is LA County's Probation Department allocating funding properly?

from Olney in L.A.

Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca is due back in court on Monday. This time, it's not for testimony or closing arguments, but for sentencing.

If first you don't succeed, try him again

Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca is due back in court on Monday. This time, it's not for testimony or closing arguments, but for sentencing.

from The Mixer

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