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Hilda Solis

Has the opportunity for ground-breaking sheriff oversight slipped away?

Has the opportunity for ground-breaking sheriff oversight slipped away?

At hearings across the county on how to oversee the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, residents repeatedly called on the Board of Supervisors to create a civilian commission filled with with people representing communities victimized by sheriff's violence, with authority to compel the release of files and the ability to examine use of force cases and present their findings in public. But despite several supervisors' expressions of solidarity, the board will likely move forward on Tuesday with a plan that puts itself at the center of sheriff oversight. That's because it's been fairly clear from the beginning that the supervisors saw oversight of the sheriff as their prerogative, and...

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