Home Tags Lee Baca

Tag: Lee Baca

Kendrick Lamar Calls Out Disgraced Sheriff Lee Baca in New Song

Baca was recently convicted for covering up the beatings of jail inmates

Los Angeles’s Long Tradition of LASD Scandals

Lee Baca’s not the only sheriff in town known for shady deals
Jon Aujay

Q&A: The Deputy Who Disappeared

Writer Claire Martin speaks with executive editor Matthew Segal about her November issue longread on Jon Aujay, who has been missing since 1998
Sheriff Baca

The Downfall of Sheriff Baca

The word from prosecutors is that former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca is set to plead guilty today in a courthouse downtown

Brass Tactics: Breaking Down the Candidates For L.A. County Sheriff

With Lee Baca out of the picture, which of these seven contenders will step in to take his place?

Q&A: The Undoing of Sheriff Lee Baca

In the March issue of Los Angeles, writer Celeste Fremon plunges deep into the jaw-dropping circumstances that preceded Baca's departure as the nation’s most powerful sheriff. Here she answers a few questions from her editor

Prospecting For a New Sheriff With Steve Soboroff

The president of the Los Angeles Police Commission weighs in on Lee Baca’s surprise retirement

Sheriff Lee Baca: Why I’m Running (the Nautica Malibu Triathlon) Again

The triathlete regular tells us how he’s been training, why he’s a competitor at 71 years old, and why that other race he’s running—the one to be sheriff for another term—is like “facing a mountain with a shovel.”