Settlement Requires LA County Sheriff to Pay Restitution for Harassing Minorities, Revise Policies to Eliminate Bias

On April 28, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department regarding allegations that the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Office had engaged in a “pattern or practice of stops, searches and seizures and excessive force in violation of the Constitution and federal law,” targeting racial minorities in particular. […]