A little more than two years ago, the primary watchdog over the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department laid out numerous ways the agency was failing to provide the public with basic information about how often deputies use force, the number of complaints alleging misconduct and how many deputies were being disciplined.
This week, Inspector General Max Huntsman complained that little has changed. Max of course is correct.
Huntsman said the department is moving too slowly to publish important data — such as how many citizen complaints resulted in investigations. He said he’s privately pushed the department to be more transparent and post the information online but believes he’s “getting slow-walked” by sheriff’s officials.
Read the whole story in the LA Times