Cindy Chang

Los Angeles Times

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Staff writer covering the LA County Sheriff’s Department for the Los Angeles Times

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The race to replace retiring LAPD Chief Charlie Beck is coming down to the wire. This week, the L-A Police Commission named its three finalists.

It's down to three for chief of the LAPD

The race to replace retiring LAPD Chief Charlie Beck is coming down to the wire. This week, the L-A Police Commission named its three finalists.

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Less than four months ago, California voters passed  Proposition 47 , reducing six felony crimes to misdemeanors.

Is Prop 47 Having Unintended Consequences?

Less than four months ago, California voters passed Proposition 47 , reducing six felony crimes to misdemeanors.

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Los Angeles County is widely known for the biggest mental institution in the United States. But it’s not a hospital… it’s the County jail.

Who’s Going to Protect the Mentally Ill in County Jails?

Los Angeles County is widely known for the biggest mental institution in the United States. But it’s not a hospital… it’s the County jail.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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