Poorly Performing L.A. Sheriff’s Deputies Are Not Weeded Out in Their First year: Report

By Los Angeles Times
Posted 8:39 AM, June 29, 2016, Updated at 08:41am, June 29, 2016

la sheriffs performanceNew sheriff’s deputies who perform poorly on the job during their first year are not being weeded out, leaving them to potentially cause problems years down the road in life-or-death situations, according to a report by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s inspector general.

Of 334 trainees who graduated from the sheriff’s academy in 2014, none were dismissed for performance-related reasons during their yearlong probationary period working in the county jails. Among them was a deputy who supervisors concluded was “not taking his position … seriously” and whose “integrity is a major concern,” the report said.

In a sampling of trainees, most did not receive their evaluations on time and were promoted to regular status without any meaningful blankessment of their performance, according to the report.

Read more here: http://ktla.com/2016/06/29/poorly-performing-l-a-sheriffs-deputies-are-not-weeded-out-in-their-first-year-report/

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