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DA charges LA Sheriff's dep w sexually assaulting 6 inmates at women's jail - amid concerns #LASD slow to implement fed Prison Rape Elimination Act, which req better training, easier reporting, more thorough investigations. @lacountysheriff: only 2 of CA's 58 counties have. @KPCC
BREAKING: District Attorney charges LA Sheriff's Deputy Giancarlo Scotti w sexually assaulting six female inmates over 6 months last yr at the Century Regional Detention Center in Lynwood. Ten-year veteran was arrested in Sept, previously thought to have assaulted three. @KPCC
@LASDCarolLin @AirTalk @KPCC The important thing seems to be that while the sheriff says body cams would be a benefit to #LASD, he suggests on @Airtalk there are other, more important priorities. Also notable: supervisors have yet to agendize issue > 3 months after receiving $63M plan @MRTempower @kpcc
3/3 #MarijuanaNews: #LAPD: city has approved 99 licenses to sell pot. All former medical dispensaries. City has received 300 applications. Also:: too soon to know if DUI arrests for marijuana are up since Jan 1st. “This is a work in progress for everybody” – Capt Carmona @KPCC
2/3 #MarijuanaNews: #LAPD also arrested 2 men for growing 1,000+ plants in South LA – 6 is legal max per person. 8 more pot shops under investigation – but captain says 200+ illegal shops in LA: “There’s a lot of money to be made in the sales of cannabis in the city.” @KPCC
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