Lee Baca

Sheriff of Los Angeles County

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Los Angeles County Sheriff and co-chair of the No on Prop 19 campaign

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LA County Sheriff Lee Baca has been a supporter of the federal Secure Communities program.  The fingerprints of all arrested suspects are sent to immigration officials, and if they’re…

Sheriff Baca Makes About-Face on Immigration Policy

LA County Sheriff Lee Baca has been a supporter of the federal Secure Communities program.  The fingerprints of all arrested suspects are sent to immigration officials, and if they’re…

from Which Way, L.A.?

The US Supreme Court has ordered that California state prisons be relieved of over-crowding, and the state is implementing " realignment ," which means turning inmates over to…

Realignment Filling LA County Jails

The US Supreme Court has ordered that California state prisons be relieved of over-crowding, and the state is implementing " realignment ," which means turning inmates over to…

from Which Way, L.A.?

LA County Supervisors have stepped into the controversy over brutality by deputies against inmates in Sheriff Lee Baca's County jails.

Can LA Supervisors Get a Handle on LA County Jails?

LA County Supervisors have stepped into the controversy over brutality by deputies against inmates in Sheriff Lee Baca's County jails.

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