Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Reforms needed in county Sheriff’s Dept.

By Earl Ofari Hutchinson Contributing Columnist It wasn’t a good week for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. First, there was the charge that deputies at some stations sport tattoos that look suspiciously like gang, white supremacist or violence promos. Next, there was the charge that deputies with dubious records of lying, planting evidence and Read More…

Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: A license to kill with impunity

The slaying of Anthony Weber by Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies again casts the ugly glare on something that Sheriff’s Department officials virtually promised would cease. That is the killing under highly dubious circumstances of young African-American and Hispanic males. The word dubious is charitable given that Weber was a high school teen, was not Read More…