In Nov. 2010, an Orange County Sheriff's Department (OCSD) captain filed a federal lawsuit claiming that Sheriff Sandra Hutchens plotted to lay her off in retaliation for speaking up against gross mismanagement in Homeland Security operations and about potential internal corruption involving a ... More >>
A complaint seeking at least $25 million from Orange County and numerous employees at the Orange County Heathcare Agency's Animal Care Services for illegally seizing hundreds of exotic animals from a Stanton specialty pet shop has been tossed out of federal court. Jerry L. Steering--the Newport ... More >>
Tony Rackauckas' first term in office as district attorney beginning in 1999 wasn't dissimilar to Bill Clinton's initial rocky months in the White House. Both men found themselves surrounded by unfriendly forces looking to capitalize on mistakes. And Rackauckas, a novice DA, provided plenty of fodde ... More >>
Police expert slams OC Sheriff’s Department for ‘cowboy’ attitude and ‘fatal errors’ that led to a street execution
Why would a deputy who admitted to cruelly doctoring a crime-scene photo get a sweet promotion only months afterward?
In an ongoing federal civil trial, it’s clear that one of Carona’s more violent deputies enjoys gunplay