Los Angeles – FBI probing reports of beatings in L.A. County jails

By Robert Faturechi, Los Angeles Times – September 25, 2011, 6:54 p.m. Federal authorities are investigating allegations of inmate beatings and other misconduct by deputies in Los Angeles County jails, with FBI agents going so far as to sneak a cellphone to an inmate to get reports from inside, according to law enforcement sources. The inquiries include allegations that deputies broke an inmate’s jaw and other facial bones and beat another man for two minutes while he was unconscious. Their investigation created a flap recently when Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department brass discovered that an inmate inside Men’s Central Jail was an FBI informant equipped with a cellphone he was believed to be using to communicate with…[For full story: http://defender411.us/oyqtTY ]

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