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LACo Probation Chief Moves to Raise Staffing Level in `Unsuitable’ Juvey Halls

One day after state regulators declared the county’s two juvenile halls unsuitable to house youth — with short-staffing among the issues leading to the declaration — Los Angeles County’s interim probation chief Wednesday ordered all 3,000 sworn peace officers in the department to serve at least one shift a month at juvenile halls. The directive, […]