L.A. sheriff’s litigation report keeps local cities on edge

Officials nervous about hiring policies


Sheriff Alex VillanuevaLos Angeles County’s new sheriff has been visiting the cities in his jurisdiction to speak to residents about changes he wants to make to protect their communities— Alex Villanueva appeared at a town hall meeting in Agoura Hills two weeks ago—but critics are concerned that rather than keeping constituents safe, certain policies by the sheriff may be putting them in greater danger.
Criticized for reinstating deputies who were previously dismissed for charges of excessive fo...

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