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Second-In-Command Paul Tanaka Found Guilty In L.A. County Sheriff’s Department Corruption Scandal For Obstructing Justice In Fed. Probe Of Brutality Against Inmates

Former Los Angeles County Undersheriff Paul Tanaka at the Los Angeles Times on April 25, 2013. (Los Angeles Times)

On Wednesday Paul Tanaka, 57, once the second-in-command of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department was found guilty of obstruction of justice and conspiracy. He is the highest-ranking Sheriff’s Department official to have stood trial after nine other department officials have already pleaded guilty or been convicted of corruption in …

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More Trouble In Georgia Prisons: Three Women Accuse Former Guard Of Repeated Rapes

Credit: Saul Loeb/ AFP

Days after Georgia correctional officers gained national attention as the FBI arrest 46 of them for corruption in the drug trade, three women have gone public with a civil suit against Captain Edgar Daniel Johnson, the former supervisor at a medium-security women’s prison.  Captain Johnson has made headlines for allegedly raping the three …

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