Tag Archives: LA Sheriff Lee Baca

The Honeymoon Is Over for LA Sheriff

In 2014, Los Angeles County voters elected former Long Beach Police Chief Jim McDonnell the county’s new Sheriff amid a plethora of scandals and criminal acts having been committed throughout the Sherif’s Department, from the least senior deputy levels to … Continue reading

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Justice in LA: Lee Baca Going to Jail

Back in 2013, I wrote about Lee Baca. the most corrupt Sheriff in Los Angeles County history, who was about to embark on yet another re-election campaign, despite a long history of corruption, favoritism, and cover-ups. Investigations of his department … Continue reading

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Cold-Blooded Killers, In Uniform

I’ve written in the past about the awful events of a year ago when LAPD officers, without probable cause or warning of any kind, shot at innocent citizens, going about their business, in the hysteria of the search for Christopher … Continue reading

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LA County Sheriff: It’s Time For a Change

Perhaps no other elected office in the United States has provided its officeholders the security and longevity as that of Los Angeles County Sheriff. William I. Traeger was appointed Sheriff in 1921 and elected to the office three times thereafter, … Continue reading

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Drivers’ Licenses for the Undocumented Protect the Rest of Us

Arguments rejecting the idea of allowing undocumented US residents to qualify for drivers’ licenses are based on ignorance and racism, and ignore the basic facts that such licensing serves to substantially protect the rest of us. The knee-jerk reaction of … Continue reading

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