Ka Pasasouk, the man police allege pulled the trigger in last weekend's horrific Northridge quadruple homicide, was released from prison and placed into the hands of local probation officials even though state corrections authorities were concerned enough about his behavior behind bars to subject hi ... More >>
Pervs and Halloween go together like milk and cookies, sure.
But those nutcases who have attacked children are scarier than any costume or drunk you'll see tonight. And so the L.A. County Probation Department is going to check on "high risk child sex offenders" to make sure these guys (and let's be ... More >>
Never thought we'd see the day.
The Los Angeles County Department of Health is funding a contest called "L.A.'s Next Sex Symbol," in which any old struggling artist is invited to submit a condom-package design to appear on "1 million and one" free, county-issued condoms this year.
Too good to be t ... More >>
DaRIn the wake of a rare proposal to have a sheriff's department oversee thousands of state parolees, a job that would normally go to local probation officials, union boards representing 95 percent of L.A. probation employees today announced a vote of "no confidence" in their Chief, Donald Bl ... More >>
zazzle.comTalk about a naughty school girl. With handcuffs, no less.
As if the L.A. County Probation Department doesn't have enough problems comes word that an officer allegedly applied for federal student aid she didn't appear to need and pocketed more than $135,000.
According to the U.S. ... More >>
Sheriff Lee Baca, left, with county Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas.How bad is the L.A. County Probation Department?
So bad that the county's leaders are actually looking at giving state parolee supervision duties, which would normally be taken over by local probation officials, to the departm ... More >>
rap.matters.comDon't mess with the Longos -- unless you're a cop with a search warrantUpdated after the jump: A Long Beach gang expert gives us the Longo lowdown.
The East Side Longos may have been laughing after Marvin "Shy Boy'' Mercado, an ex-leader of rival gang Asian Boyz, was threatene ... More >>
A teen celeb, burglary and heroin? Say it ain't so.Updated after the jump with details from the L.A. County Probation Department. First posted at 10:10 a.m.
It's always the innocent-looking ones. Alexis Neiers, convicted as part of the "bling ring" string of robberies that targeted the home ... More >>
San Gabriel Valley TribuneWilmington raids net 41 suspects
Probation violators received some unexpected guests on Thursday after county probation officers, along with state and federal agents, descended upon multiple locations throughout Covina, Glendale, Monrovia, Pasadena and San Gabriel, ... More >>
Mark Ridley-Thomas.The national NAACP on Thursday passed an emergency resolution calling on the U.S. Department of Justice to investigated the troubled Los Angeles County Probation Department following a wave of troubles for the embattled law-enforcement organization, including alleged physic ... More >>
The new head of the Los Angeles County Probation Department this week vowed to investigate allegations that employees had used government-issued credit cards to buy what appeared to be personal items, including flat-screen TVs, DVD players, Sony PlayStations video games, and barbecues. The re ... More >>
An identity thief got an extra 102 days behind bars Monday, this time in federal lockup, after he was caught taking out credit card lines in other people's names as he served time in a state prison in El Centro, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. Authorities say he even obtained persona ... More >>
L.A. County ProbationThe ACLU and an alliance of organizations are suing the county over its administration of the Challenger Memorial Youth Center for youths on probation, where education mandates are ignored and kids are neglected, the groups allege.
The suit contends that the Lancaster sc ... More >>