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Case Name L.A. County Sheriff's Department (Kolts Report and Implementation) PN-CA-0001
Docket / Court No Court Case ( No Court )
State/Territory California
Case Type(s) Policing
Case Summary
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Content of Injunction
Monitor/Master
Defendant-type
Law-enforcement
Discrimination-basis
Race discrimination
General
Assault/abuse by staff
Communication skills
Conditions of confinement
Confidentiality
Confinement/isolation
Disparate Impact
Disparate Treatment
Excessive force
Failure to discipline
Failure to supervise
Failure to train
False arrest
Grievance Procedures
Improper treatment of mentally ill suspects
Improper use of canines
Inadequate citizen complaint investigations and procedures
Incident/accident reporting & investigations
Language/ethnic/minority needs
Over/Unlawful Detention
Pattern or Practice
Pepper/OC spray
Racial profiling
Record-keeping
Records Disclosure
Search policies
Staff (number, training, qualifications, wages)
Plaintiff Type
City/County Plaintiff
Causes of Action None on record
Defendant(s) Los Angeles Country Sherrif's Department
Plaintiff Description Independent investigative body (James G. Kolts and Merrick Bobb), appointed to conduct investigation of the L.A. County Sheriff's Department
Indexed Lawyer Organizations None on record
Class action status sought No
Class action status granted No
Prevailing Party Unknown
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Settlement
Form of Settlement Private Settlement Agreement
Order Duration 1993 - 2014
Case Closing Year 2014
Case Ongoing No
Case Listing PN-CA-0003 : Thomas v. County of Los Angeles (C.D. Cal.)
JC-CA-0021 : Musso v. County of Los Angeles (State Court)
JC-CA-0052 : Beaudoin v. County of Los Angeles (State Court)
JC-CA-0002 : CRIPA Investigation, Los Angeles County (CA) (No Court)
Additional Resources
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Links New York City to Pay Up to $75 Million Over Dismissed Summonses
New York Times
Written: Jan. 23, 2017
By: Benjamin Weiser (New York Times)
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  Panopticism for Police: Structural Reform Bargaining and Police Regulation by Data-Driven Surveillance
By: Mary D. Fan (University of Washington)
[ Detail ] [ External Link ]

Docket(s)
No docket sheet currently in the collection
General Documents
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department: 1st Semiannual Report by Special Counsel Merrick J. Bobb & Staff 09/01/1993
PN-CA-0001-0001.pdf | Detail
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department: 2nd Semiannual Report by Special Counsel Merrick J. Bobb & Staff 04/01/1994
PN-CA-0001-0002.pdf | Detail
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department: 3rd Semiannual Report by Special Counsel Merrick J. Bobb & Staff 12/01/1994
PN-CA-0001-0003.pdf | Detail
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department: 4th Semiannual Report by Special Counsel Merrick J. Bobb & Staff 06/01/1995
PN-CA-0001-0004.pdf | Detail
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department: 5th Semiannual Report by Special Counsel Merrick J. Bobb & Staff 02/01/1996
PN-CA-0001-0005.pdf | Detail
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department: 6th Semiannual Report by Special Counsel Merrick J. Bobb & Staff 09/01/1996
PN-CA-0001-0006.pdf | Detail
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department: 7th Semiannual Report by Special Counsel Merrick J. Bobb & Staff 04/01/1997
PN-CA-0001-0007.pdf | Detail
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department: 8th Semiannual Report by Special Counsel Merrick J. Bobb & Staff 10/01/1997
PN-CA-0001-0008.pdf | Detail
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department: 9th Semiannual Report by Special Counsel Merrick J. Bobb & Staff 06/01/1998
PN-CA-0001-0009.pdf | Detail
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department: 10th Semiannual Report by Special Counsel Merrick J. Bobb & Staff 02/01/1999
PN-CA-0001-0010.pdf | Detail
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department: 11th Semiannual Report by Special Counsel Merrick J. Bobb & Staff 10/01/1999
PN-CA-0001-0011.pdf | Detail
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department: 12th Semiannual Report by Special Counsel Merrick J. Bobb & Staff 06/01/2000
PN-CA-0001-0012.pdf | Detail
Special Report: The Death of Kevin Evans 10/30/2000
PN-CA-0001-0022.pdf | Detail
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department: 13th Semiannual Report by Special Counsel Merrick J. Bobb & Staff 12/01/2000
PN-CA-0001-0013.pdf | Detail
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department: 14th Semiannual Report by Special Counsel Merrick J. Bobb & Staff 10/01/2001
PN-CA-0001-0014.pdf | Detail
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department: 15th Semiannual Report by Special Counsel Merrick J. Bobb & Staff 02/01/2002
PN-CA-0001-0015.pdf | Detail
LA County Sheriff's Department - Report by Special Counsel James G. Kolts and Staff 07/01/2002
PN-CA-0001-0023.pdf | Detail
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department: 16th Semiannual Report by Special Counsel Merrick J. Bobb & Staff 02/01/2003
PN-CA-0001-0016.pdf | Detail
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department: 17th Semiannual Report by Special Counsel Merrick J. Bobb & Staff 11/01/2003
PN-CA-0001-0017.pdf | Detail
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department: 18th Semiannual Report by Special Counsel Merrick J. Bobb & Staff 08/01/2004
PN-CA-0001-0018.pdf | Detail
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department: 19th Semiannual Report by Special Counsel Merrick J. Bobb & Staff 02/01/2005
PN-CA-0001-0019.pdf | Detail
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department: 20th Semiannual Report by Special Counsel Merrick J. Bobb & Staff 08/01/2005
PN-CA-0001-0020.pdf | Detail
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department: 21st Semiannual Report by Special Counsel Merrick J. Bobb & Staff 03/01/2006
PN-CA-0001-0021.pdf | Detail
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department: 22nd Semiannual Report by Special Counsel Merrick J. Bobb & Staff 08/01/2006
PN-CA-0001-0024.pdf | Detail
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department: 23rd Semiannual Report by Special Counsel Merrick J. Bobb & Staff 04/01/2007
PN-CA-0001-0025.pdf | Detail
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department: 24th Semiannual Report by Special Counsel Merrick J. Bobb & Staff 12/01/2007
PN-CA-0001-0026.pdf | Detail
25th Semiannual Report 07/01/2008
PN-CA-0001-0027.pdf | Detail
26th Semiannual Report 02/01/2009
PN-CA-0001-0028.pdf | Detail
27th Semiannual Report 08/01/2009
PN-CA-0001-0029.pdf | Detail
28th Semiannual Report 10/01/2009
PN-CA-0001-0030.pdf | Detail
29th Semiannual Report 07/01/2010
PN-CA-0001-0031.pdf | Detail
30th Semiannual Report 09/01/2011
PN-CA-0001-0032.pdf | Detail
31st Semiannual Report 05/01/2012
PN-CA-0001-0033.pdf | Detail
32nd Semiannual Report 05/01/2013
PN-CA-0001-0034.pdf | Detail
33rd Semiannual Report 09/01/2013
PN-CA-0001-0035.pdf | Detail
34th Semiannual Report 08/01/2014
PN-CA-0001-0036.pdf | Detail
Judges None on record
Monitors/Masters Bobb, Merrick J. (California)
PN-CA-0001-0001 | PN-CA-0001-0002 | PN-CA-0001-0003 | PN-CA-0001-0004 | PN-CA-0001-0005 | PN-CA-0001-0006 | PN-CA-0001-0007 | PN-CA-0001-0008 | PN-CA-0001-0009 | PN-CA-0001-0010 | PN-CA-0001-0011 | PN-CA-0001-0012 | PN-CA-0001-0013 | PN-CA-0001-0014 | PN-CA-0001-0015 | PN-CA-0001-0016 | PN-CA-0001-0017 | PN-CA-0001-0018 | PN-CA-0001-0019 | PN-CA-0001-0020 | PN-CA-0001-0021 | PN-CA-0001-0022 | PN-CA-0001-0024 | PN-CA-0001-0025 | PN-CA-0001-0026 | PN-CA-0001-0027 | PN-CA-0001-0028 | PN-CA-0001-0029 | PN-CA-0001-0030 | PN-CA-0001-0031 | PN-CA-0001-0032 | PN-CA-0001-0033 | PN-CA-0001-0034 | PN-CA-0001-0035 | PN-CA-0001-0036
Kolts, James G. (California)
PN-CA-0001-0023
Plaintiff's Lawyers None on record
Defendant's Lawyers None on record
Other Lawyers None on record

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