AND THE LEGACY HE BRINGS IF ELECTED
SHERIFF OF LOS ANGELES COUNTY
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L.A. Times: A new deputy gang, "THE JUMP OUT BOYS" are operating out of an elite anti-gang unit where being in an officer-involved-shooting is a badge of honor. Undersheriff Paul Tanaka sports a Viking tattoo. LA Times: "DEPUTIES WERE BREAKING BONES PURPOSELY IN ORDER TO GET A (DEPUTY GANG) TATTOO," Former LASD Commander Bob Olmsted.
L.A .Times: Former Los Angeles County Jail supervisor points to Undersheriff Paul Tanaka for UNDERMINING DISCIPLINE OF ABUSIVE DEPUTIES WHO ACT LIKE GANG MEMBERS.
Witness LA: Jail supervisors blame Undersheriff Paul Tanaka for violence plagued Central Jail.
Witness LA: LASD Undersheriff Paul TANAKA RELIEVED FROM OVERSIGHT of internal affairs bureau. Is this the beginning of the end for Tanaka's mafia type grip within the department?
L.A. Times: SHERIFF LEE BACA HELD LIABLE FOR ABUSIVE CONDUCT OF DEPUTIES who were encouraged by their supervisor Paul Tanaka.
Witness LA: LASD KEY PLAYERS AND THEIR "CONTRIBUTIONS" TO UNDERSHERIFF PAUL TANAKA'S Gardena election fund.
Witness LA: LASD's Undersheriff Paul TANAKA'S PAY TO PLAY SCAM.
Witness LA: Undersheriff Paul Tanaka shows FAVORITISM FOR THOSE WHO DONATE to his Gardena Political campaign.
Witness LA: PAUL TANAKA PROMOTES THOSE WHO FINANCE HIS POLITICAL AMBITIONS in Gardena.
MORE ON DEPUTY VIOLENCE AND CORRUPTION
COMMITTED UNDER THE WATCH OF
PAUL TANAKA AND HIS FORMER BOSS SHERIFF LEE BACA
L.A. Times: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department makes MINOR ASSAULTS MORE SERIOUS. L.A.Times: County settles lawsuit regarding the BEATING OF A JAIL VISITOR for $1.2 million. L.A.Times: Activists battles Sheriff's County Sheriff's Department JAILERS' 'CULTURE OF VIOLENCE.' L.A. Times: Jury awards $7.5 MILLION FOR FATAL SHOOTING and possible planted gun by Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputy. L.A. Times: Inmates awarded $740,000 in lawsuit regarding VIOLENCE COMMITTED BY LOS ANGELES COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT DEPUTIES. Sheriff Lee Baca held liable.
L.A. Times: "I have never experienced any facility exhibiting the volume and REPETITIVE PATTERNS OF VIOLENCE, MISFEASANCE AND MALFEASANCE IMPACTING LOS ANGELES COUNTY" JAILS - Tom Parker, former head of the Los Angeles F.B.I. office.
L.A. Times: SHERIFF'S DEPUTY FORCED TO BEAT MENTALLY ILL INMATE. L.A. Times: LASD DEPUTY SHOOTINGS OF UNARMED VICTIMS is on the rise, but crime rates are down in the communities they patrol.
L.A. Times: "CLERGY MEMBERS AND JAIL MONITORS DESCRIBE CULTURE OF VIOLENCE AGAINST PRISONERS" within Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Central Jail.
L.A. Times: CHAPLAINS AND MOVIE PRODUCER WITNESS LASD DEPUTIES BEATING INMATES in Los Angeles County County Jail.
O.C. Weekly: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputy believes DEPUTIES HAVE THE "RIGHT TO EXECUTE" after the white deputy nearly beat to death an African American student.
L.A. Times: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department female DEPUTY ARRESTED FOR ASSAULTING OTHER DEPUTIES and threatening a friend kicks deputy jailer in the groin.
L.A. Times: Ex-Los Angeles County Sheriff's DEPUTY "CARVED ROMANTIC RIVALS FACE LIKE A PUMPKIN," D.A. says.
L.A. Times: Jury awards victim $6 MILLION AFTER BEING BEATEN BY LOS ANGELES COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPUTIES in Compton.
L.A. Times: FIRST CHARGES FILED IN FEDERAL INVESTIGATION into Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department deputy abuse inside their jails.
Witness LA: LASD DEPUTIES SHOOT UNARMED MAN 11 TIMES IN THE BACK. Claim states there have been a pattern of racially motivated shootings, beatings and harasment of minorities in Antelope Valley. LA Times: DA says innocent man sentenced to one year in jail after DEPUTIES PLANTED GUN.
L. A. Times: LASD AERO BUREAU UNDER INVESTIGATION for unanswered emergency calls to make it appear they needed more money to meet ends.
Witness LA: DEPARTMENT COMMITTING MILLIONS IN FRAUD
Witness LA: Witness LA, the most effective media outlet in Los Angeles for exposing corruption, bad shootings and beatings committed by Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputies is now BANNED FROM LASD COMPUTERS.
L.A. Times: Detective with shady past caught COMMITTING PERJURY.
L.A. Times: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deparment DETECTIVES WITHHOLD EVIDENCE leading to 28 year wrongful conviction.
L.A. Times: Los Angeles County Sheriff's DEPUTY AKA JAIL HOUSE "SHOT-CALLER" ARRESTED FOR LEWD CONDUCT WITH A CHILD. The same deputy is involved in a drug smuggling deputy crew operating inside jail.
Witness LA: Los Angeles County Supervisor calls SHERIFF LEE BACA'S PRESENTATION REGARDING ABUSE IN JAILS "GARBAGE."
Witness LA: ACLU FILES LAWSUIT AGAINST "CULTURE OF VIOLENCE" within the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.
WITNESS LA: Failed standard at Los Angeles County SHERIFF'S ACADEMY BREEDS BAD DEPUTIES.
L.A. Times: A Los Angeles County Sheriff's DEPUTY CAUGHT ON CELL PHONE VIDEO STRIKING A SPECIAL NEEDS WOMAN IN THE FACE.
KPPC: Los Angeles County SHERIFF DEPUTIES SUE OVER RETALIATION FOR REPORTING SUPERIORS FALSIFYING AND DESTROYING EVIDENCE. L.A. Times: DEPUTIES MORE LIKELY TO USE FORCE ON MENTALLY ILL INMATES IN JAILS.
L.A. Times: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department SHIELDS ABUSIVE JAIL DEPUTIES from District Attorney investigations.
L.A. Times: Troubled Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department DEPUTIES SENT TO WORK IN COUNTY JAILS AS PUNISHMENT.
L.A. Times: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Captain being investigated by the department - THE FALL GUY?
L.A. Times: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department DEPUTIES ARRESTED IN OFF-DUTY SHOOTING.
L.A. Times: LOS ANGELES COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT'S CODE OF SILENCE enables abuse within Los Angeles County Jails.
L.A. Times: Los Angels County Sheriff's Department inability to monitor itself and the OFFICE OF INDEPENDENT REVIEW ARE THE PROBLEM.
L.A. Times: Los Angels County Sheriff's Department DEPUTY STATES HE AND OTHER DEPUTIES ASSAULTED INMATES.
L.A. Times: FBI investigating LASD DEPUTIES BEATING INMATES inside Los Angeles County Central Jail.
L.A. Times: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department is being investigated by the Justice Department for HARASSING AND DISCRIMINATING AGAINST MINORITIES.
L.A. Times: A jury requested Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department anti-gang unit be investigated for DEPUTIES GIVING FALSE TESTIMONY against minorities.
L.A. Times: Los Angeles County Sheriff's DEPUTIES SMUGGLING DRUGS into Los Angeles County Jails.
PAUL TANAKA AND HIS HOMEBOYS,
HIS VIKING GANG SIGN,
THE TATTOO ON HIS INNER RIGHT ANKLE, AND THE BULLET PATTERN HE LEFT IN THE BACK OF AN UNARMED TEENAGER