Topic Orange County
Audit of incident’s handling says delay “severely hampered” investigation. Complaint alleges key information withheld from auditor.
A fake BOLO bulletin made light of the tragic killing of Brandon Lopez. The department has called it mere “musings” and refuses to disclose who is responsible.
The Santa Ana City Council voted to establish a resident-led commission to review police misconduct.
Read Jose Armendariz's account of being incarcerated in Orange County jail, where suicides are rampant and treatment is sparse.
In a video message, Chief David Valentin confirmed allegations of gang-like activity within the department.
Chief David Valentin has been accused of letting MET “act with impunity.”