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Supervisors order sheriff not to close any stations

LOS ANGELES — The county Board of Supervisors unanimously voted May 12 to direct Sheriff Alex Villanueva to immediately cease his plans to close the Altadena and Marina del Rey stations.  Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas and the board called for “a more transparent, collaborative” process of addressing the sheriff’s budget deficit, with Supervisor Janice Hahn calling Read More…

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County to establish Probation Oversight Commission

LOS ANGELES — Following up on a promise made nearly two years ago, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Oct. 1 to establish a Probation Oversight Commission with subpoena power through the Office of Inspector General. Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas first championed the probation watchdog to replace the longstanding Probation Commission. “Reforming the Probation Read More…