The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is facing major budget cuts by the County Board of Supervisors. Are they merited? What will it mean to public safety… and is it retaliation? NBC4’s Conan Nolan talks with Sheriff Alex Villanueva, the 33rd Sheriff of Los Angeles County…with 18,000 employees, the largest sheriff department in the United States.
Los Angeles County is asking a judge to force Sheriff Alex Villanueva to show why he should not be held in contempt for allegedly defying a subpoena from the civilian board that oversees his department on May 21. In a still unofficial Los Angeles Superior Court filing, lawyers for the county also want a court to direct Villanueva to appear…