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LA County Sheriff's Department gets grant for new hires

The Los Angeles County Sheriff Department will be hiring 25 new deputies in the next three years.

October 5, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
The Los Angeles County Sheriff Department will be hiring 25 new deputies for the next three years.

Sheriff Lee Baca said his department has received a grant from the Department of Justice that will cover the new hires' salaries for the first three years. The county will pay their fourth.

The $8.5 million grant also includes funds to hire an additional deputy in Maywood and two in Norwalk.


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