Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca waves as he walks back to his office after announcing his retirement at a news conference at Los Angeles County Sheriff's headquarters in Monterey Park , California... more 
Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca waves as he walks back to his office after announcing his retirement at a news conference at Los Angeles County Sheriff's headquarters in Monterey Park , California January 7, 2014. The embattled Los Angeles County sheriff, whose department has been plagued by allegations of civil rights violations and corruption, said on Tuesday he will retire at the end of the month rather than seek re-election. REUTERS/Kevork Djansezian (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW) less 
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Tue, Jan 7, 2014 2:40 PM EST