Two Los Angeles Deputy Sheriffs Charged with Beating Handcuffed Jail Inmate

On Friday, February 7, 2014, federal prosecutors charged two deputies from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department with violating the civil rights of an inmate who was being held at the Men’s Central Jail.  The Deputies are alleged to have assaulted a handcuffed inmate, and then submitted a false report in order to cover it up.  The Los Angeles Times has an article about the case here:

http://www.latimes.com/local/la-me-deputies-indicted-20140208,0,1977563.story#axzz2skbQXYo2

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Santa Ana Detective Allegedly Has Affair with Fiancee of Attempted Murder Suspect he was Investigating

The Orange County District Attorney’s Office has decided to plea bargain with an attempted murder suspect because a veteran Santa Ana detective allegedly had an affair with the fiancee of the attempted murder suspect he was investigating.  The Los Angeles Times reported the story on August 24, 2012, which is found here: http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-detective-affair-20120824,0,5491284.story.  The suspect will now be sentenced to 19 years instead of the life sentence the prosecutors were originally seeking.