• Measure R Mar 4, 2020

    LA County Voters Back Sheriff's Department Oversight Measure

    Los Angeles County residents granted subpoena power to a watchdog civilian commission monitoring the Sheriff’s Department by supporting a measure on Tuesday’s primary election ballot. Measure R, or the Sheriff Civilian Oversight Commission Ordinance, which will give the panel the authority to conduct its own investigations of the sheriff’s department, rather than working through the Office of Inspector General,...

  • Decision 2020 Mar 3, 2020

    Voters to Decide on Sheriff's Oversight, Fire Funding

    Los Angeles County voters will weigh in on a pair of measures on Tuesday’s ballot — changes to county code that would grant subpoena power to a watchdog civilian commission and a parcel tax to provide funding for the Los Angeles County Fire Department. Measure R, or the Sheriff Civilian Oversight Commission Ordinance, would give the panel the authority to…

  • Decision 2020 Mar 3, 2020

    What Is Measure R?

    NBCLA Investigative Reporter Eric Leonard explains Measure R, also known as the Sheriff Civilian Oversight Commission Ordinance. Voters will weigh in on the measure on the Tuesday, March 3, 2020, ballot.

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