Topic Alex Villanueva
Sheriff Alex Villanueva's tactics to outmaneuver those challenging him in the race for sheriff aren’t just underhanded — they might be illegal.
The head of the largest sheriff’s department in the country has the support of several prominent far-right figures, some of whom are allegedly violent.
LA County Sheriff Alex Villanueva and candidate Robert Luna oversaw improper searches.
Sting operations further criminalize people law enforcement claims they rescue.
Sheriff Villanueva unsure if LASD deputies violated departmental policy when they fired 33 times into a parked car.
Seventy-four organizations want to give the Board of Supervisors the power to impeach the sheriff and create more robust civilian oversight of the LASD.
Citing deputy gangs in the LASD, the party that endorsed Villanueva in 2018 is now asking for his removal.
“If someone can find a gang member who wears tan and green, please let me know.”
Murder, stalking, and harassment no longer just earned deputy gang members ink — it got them promoted or rehired with back pay.
Alex Villanueva, Daryl Gates, and the police’s battle for narrative control.