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6 Current, Former L.A. County Sheriff’s Department Members Convicted of Obstructing FBI Investigation

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Saying he wanted to send the message that “blind obedience to a corrupt culture has serious consequences,” a federal judge today sentenced six current and former members of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department to years-long sentences in federal prison.

The sentences for the five men and one woman convicted of obstructing an FBI investigation into the county jails ranged from 21 months for one deputy to as much as 41 months for a veteran lieutenant.

“You broke the vow you made to protect the public and serve the community,” U.S. District Court judge Percy Anderson said, adding the six had acted to “shield the dirty deputies…. Perhaps it is a symptom of the corrupt culture within the Sheriff’s Department.”

The defendants — two lieutenants, two sergeants and two deputies — were each ordered to surrender in January.

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