L.A. Sheriff’s Department Hired Officers With Histories of Misconduct

How good law enforcement departments go bad. Hire bad cops and hide it behind a union/HR shroud.

LASD essentially absorbed a smaller county police agency. That secondary agency (Parks & Gov, Bldgs police) had third rate standards of employment. I can easily imagine the agency that is taking over making some effort to keep the officers it could. But this obviously went much too far. What is …