Orange County fills long vacant watchdog job to oversee sheriff’s department, district attorney

By Jordan Graham

Orange County is filling a position charged with overseeing conduct of the sheriff’s department and the District Attorney’s Office, a role that has been vacant during a two-year window when both agencies were accused of civil rights violations.

The Board of Supervisors on Tuesday voted to hire Los Angeles Assistant Inspector General Kevin Rogan to serve as executive director of the county’s Office of Independent Review. Rogan, an attorney and a 25-year veteran of the Pomona Police Department, has reviewed probes of Los Angeles Police Department misconduct since 2010.

Rogan will take on a role that has been maligned in recent years [READ MORE HERE]

Source: OC Register

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