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Ben Poston

Ben Poston is a data journalist at the Los Angeles Times. A native of Springfield, Ohio, he worked on “Behind the Badge,” a series that detailed the flawed hiring practices by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. He also published an investigation that found the Los Angeles Police Department routinely misclassified violent crime data. A three-time Livingston Award finalist, Poston has won several national awards, including a George Polk Award, a Gerald Loeb Award, a National Headliner Award and Sigma Delta Chi’s award for First Amendment reporting. Prior to working at The Times, he was the data editor at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
El Departamento del Sheriff suspende las operaciones de la unidad que detuvo a miles de latinos en la I-5

La decisión de cerrar la unidad se tomó el 16 de noviembre, antes de que el nuevo sheriff Alex Villanueva fuera juramentado.

L.A. County Sheriff's Department suspends operations by unit that stopped thousands of innocent Latinos on 5 Freeway

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department has suspended operations by a team of deputies that stopped thousands of innocent Latino motorists on the 5 Freeway in search of drugs, an agency spokeswoman said.

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