Get unlimited digital access. Try it today for only $0.99.

Lee Baca

Judge should seek more prison time for Lee Baca

To the editor: The editorial on disgraced ex-L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca seems to gloss over the truth. ("Justice finally catches up with Sheriff Lee Baca – who helped deny it to others," editorial, Feb. 10)

The truth is that Baca failed to do the right thing when confronted with jailhouse corruption. Instead, he significantly and intentionally contributed to the unlawful conduct by helping to obstruct justice. And for that conduct the feds enter an agreement that could result in a mere six months in prison (more likely, he will be sentenced to paltry...