WASHINGTON, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lt. Patrick Gomez (Ret.), a 31-year veteran of the Sheriff's Department, is appalled by the rampant beatings of inmates by deputies, and serious misconduct and abuse of taxpayer money by Sheriff Lee Baca and Under Sheriff Paul Tanaka. Watch the 1-minute preview video here in a Full Disclosure Network(R) Interview Series (Part 1 of 4). Featuring Lt. Patrick Gomez, former Head Ethics Officer in the Custody Training Division, as he reveals the hundreds of millions spent on LASD settlements at taxpayer cost. He learned that to speak out was dangerous to his career when he was refused promotion for being "disloyal to Sheriff Baca" while running for Sheriff against him in 2002, and was ultimately compelled to sue in 2004 for his First Amendment rights, that a jury determined unanimously in his favor, and resulted in his receiving a $950,000 award. Watch the video and full segment here. http://www.fulldisclosure.net/2014/01/ethics-officer-reveals-lasd-corruption-inmate-beatings-647-1/
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