7 Sheriff’s Deputies Placed on Leave During Department Gang Investigation

NBCLA | May 17, 2012

Seven deputies from the Los Angeles County sheriff’s gang unit are on paid leave during an investigation into their suspected involvement in a secret clique that promoted aggressive policing and celebrated officer shootings, sources confirmed to the LA Times Wednesday.

The Times broke the news about the suspected “Jump Out Boys” clique several weeks ago when a supervisor discovered a pamphlet describing the group’s tenents.

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s spokesman Steve Whitmore confirmed to NBC4 that seven deputies have been placed on leave, but, citing an internal affairs investigation, would not comment further.

Whitmore told NBC4 that his department was aware of the clique and investigating the suspected gang before the LA Times broke the story.

Read more at: http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local/Los-Angeles-County-Sheriffs-Paid-Leave-Investigation-Gang-Jump-Out-Boys-Officer-Shootings-151806175.html

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