Earlier this month, Deputy Joseph William Balicki walked out of the Ronald Reagan federal courthouse in Santa Ana a happy man--off the hook for a killing. The veteran deputy, who has a history of questionable conduct involving Latinos, gunned down Roberto Peralez during a 2003 traffic stop in Stanto ... 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