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Settlement expected over U.S. allegations that Sheriff's Dept. targeted minorities
Settlement expected over U.S. allegations that Sheriff's Dept. targeted minorities

Los Angeles County supervisors are expected to vote Tuesday on a settlement  with the U.S. Department of Justice over allegations that sheriff’s officials systematically targeted racial minorities in the Antelope Valley. After a two-year investigation, the justice department in 2013 accused the county and the cities of Lancaster and Palmdale of waging a campaign of discrimination against African American residents, particularly those living in low-income subsidized housing. Federal officials said some sheriff's personnel in the Antelope Valley had engaged in a “pattern or practice of unconstitutional and unlawful policing regarding stops, searches and seizures,...

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