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Baca nephew is subject of
inmate abuse probe

Los Angeles Times, by Robert Faturechi

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Posted By:SoCalGal, 2/9/2013 5:45:46 PM

When Justin Bravo applied to be a Los Angeles County sheriff´s deputy, background investigators noted the young man had some brushes with the law that raised red flags about his past. Nonetheless, the department hired Bravo as a deputy through a little-known program called "Friends of the Sheriff" — a screening process for applicants with connections to department officials. Bravo´s link was his uncle: Sheriff Lee Baca. Now, the jail deputy is the subject of a Sheriff´s Department criminal probe into whether he abused an inmate.

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Caught on tape. FBI investigating him.

Sheriff Baca is no prize. Lots of black marks on this shifty, highly political sheriff´s copybook. And now, nepotism.

Los Angeles law enforcement is no place for an idealist. The Chicago Way on the west coast.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: tangles, 2/9/2013 7:44:00 PM     (No. 9167945)

Some ugly stuff happening in La La.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: earlybird, 2/9/2013 10:12:56 PM     (No. 9168035)

Maybe the gangrenous Los Angeles Sheriff´s Department under Lee Baca is finally being exposed? Little by little this city may be cleaned up. Mercifully we don´t live there.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Trigger2, 2/10/2013 6:28:17 AM     (No. 9168254)

Which state was it that now allows convicted felons to serve in police and sheriff depts? Or is that federal?

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