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Steve Whitmore

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Communications Director for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department

Steve Whitmore on KCRW

Saturday’s Los Angeles Times carried an editorial titled, “Don’t Run Again, Sheriff Baca.”

LA Times Begs Sheriff Baca Not to Run for Fifth Term

Saturday’s Los Angeles Times carried an editorial titled, “Don’t Run Again, Sheriff Baca.”

from Which Way, L.A.?

Special cameras on law enforcement patrol cars continuously scan the license plates of other drivers.

Law Enforcement: Technology and Privacy

Special cameras on law enforcement patrol cars continuously scan the license plates of other drivers.

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Paul Tanaka  is the top appointee of LA County Sheriff Lee Baca. Tuesday, Tanaka was elected to a third term as Mayor of Gardena.

A Major Shakeup in Local Law Enforcement

Paul Tanaka is the top appointee of LA County Sheriff Lee Baca. Tuesday, Tanaka was elected to a third term as Mayor of Gardena.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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