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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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