Sheriff seeks community support for nonlethal weaponry

‘I’d rather have it and not need it than need it and not have it,’’ commander says

CROWD CONTROL—Above, protesters attended a rally for Black Lives Matter on May 30 at the Thousand Oaks-Westlake Boulevard intersection. Right, the most heavily geared deputy at the local Juneteenth protest was this officer wearing a flak vest. The Lost Hills sheriff is requesting more nonlethal weapons. MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers

It’s been three months since locals took to the streets to protest police violence against the Black community and call for funds to be directed away from the au...

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