Ex-L.A. Sheriff Baca Gets Three-Year Prison Term

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Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca, once a towering, respected figure in policing, was sentenced to three years in federal prison for his role in a scheme to obstruct an FBI investigation of abuses in county jails. The action on Friday marked an end to a corruption scandal that has roiled the Sheriff’s Department for several years, the Los Angeles Times Want to read more? Please subscribe to The Crime Report!