The jails being considered are the Men's Central Jail in downtown L.A., as well as another facility in Castaic.
County Chief Executive William Fujioka tells the Los Angeles Times that the sheriff is being irresponsible in saying these things because they've not been approved or even considered by the Board of Supervisors.
He also argues that Baca has not been told to cut $71 million from his budget.
There are 18,000 inmates in the L.A. County jail system. Around 6,700 of them are housed at the Men's Central Jail, which was built in 1963.
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