Sheriff’s Surveillance: Good for Goose, Good for Gander

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Jasmyne Cannick: For me the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department’s 2012 secret mass surveillance experiment conducted on the residents of Compton has less to do with the actual experiment but more to do with the cloud of secrecy around it and the decision not to inform the public so as to not have to deal with complaints or public outrage.

Sheriff Candidates Take It Personally in South LA

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Dick Price: Called “Boxing for Sheriff: Business As Usual Vs. New Ideas,” the latest in a series of debates among the seven candidates to replace departed Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca broke out in a rash of finger-pointing, hot glances, and shaking heads.

Top Cop

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Justin Chapman: Six candidates looking to replace former LA County Sheriff Lee Baca trade barbs, ideas for reform at Pasadena forum.

LA Sheriff Candidates Split Hairs in Pasadena

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Dick Price: Six of seven candidates for the recently vacated Los Angeles County Sheriff’s seat struggled mightily this past Sunday afternoon to convince a respectful crowd of perhaps 150 local activists that there is more than a hair’s breadth of difference in their positions.

Replacing Zev

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Joe Rihn: The otherwise orderly and subdued event became more animated when the question of election donation caps came up. As Shriver defended his $300,000 personal contribution to his own campaign, Morrison was forced to shush a heckler in the audience.