How did progressive L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca end up running some of the nation's most violent jails? By letting Paul Tanaka do whatever he wants.
Century-old police department fears the end of its own thin, blue line
Relishing life, a tough churchgoing mom is at the center of the Los Angeles serial-killer mystery
The most elusive serial killer west of the Mississippi took a 13-year break. Now he's back
Federal suit claims Baca hasn’t been nearly as nice to those who dare challenge him as he was to Paris Hilton
The day we caught the night stalker
Is Herb Wesson hoping his King-Drew role turns into more?
Scott Imler’s war with Ashcroft over the cannabis center
Lee Baca’s Khaki Revolution
Bill Bratton needs to spend time with council members from high-crime districts
The end of the trail for the Trail’s End Ranch case
How Lee Baca bought a $750,000 house with no money down
Little good and some harm will result from the latest fit over sheriff’s pension
LAPD shootings of the mentally ill show the need for better oversight
Sheriff Lee Baca Relied Heavily on two Controversial Campaign Supporters to Set up His Asian Crime Task Force. Now Both Men Have Drawn FBI Scrutiny, and the New Sheriff's Reputation is on the Line
For mentally ill, any jail is hard time
The cop funeral as civic pageant
Gender gap persists at Sheriff’s Department
Twenty years of forward thinking
What's the key issue in the sheriff's race?
Can Lungren win without some patsy to bash?
Brace yourselves for an actual sheriff's race