LOS ANGELES --The L.A. County Sheriff's Department will now be responsible for supervising transit security guards.The MTA revamped its policy following allegations some guards improperly detained or struck commuters.
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One surveillance video shows a guard putting an intoxicated man in a chokehold. The officer was convicted on three misdemeanor counts.
Investigators looked into at least 11 claims of passenger mistreatment over the past two years.