Ex-L.A. County Undersheriff Paul Tanaka found guilty in jail corruption scandal
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Paul Tanaka

via KTLA:

LOS ANGELES-- (KTLA) -- A jury Wednesday convicted former Los Angeles County Undersheriff Paul Tanaka on conspiracy and obstruction of justice charges.

Over the years, as Tanaka climbed the ranks of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, he built a reputation for being a tough, overbearing leader who inspired equal parts fear and respect.

By the time he retired in 2013 amid a growing scandal, Tanaka was the second-in-command, running the day-to-day operations of the nation’s largest Sheriff’s Department and holding as much or more sway than his boss, Sheriff Lee Baca.

FULL STORY: Ex-L.A. County Undersheriff Paul Tanaka Found Guilty in Jail Corruption Scandal - KTLA

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