Thursday, June 23, 2005

SHERIFF’S POLITICS, ORGANIZED CRIME & MORE

L. A. County Sheriff Lee Baca talks about the challenge

Los Angeles, CA . According to Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca the politics of being Sheriff in one of the nation's largest counties is one where he often is challenged by elected officials from some 40 contract cities, the Metropolitian Transit Authority and nine Community Colleges when ever problems happen. On this Part-one of a two part Full Disclosure Network™ interview Baca tells Emmy Award winning host Leslie Dutton that unlike an appointed Police Chief he has flexibility as Sheriff to change policy, because he does not have to go through a chain of command, to a police commission or even a city council and mayor whenever problems happen.

The Baca interview, is to be released on cable channels & the Internet on Monday, June 27, 2005 A five minute streaming video preview will be featured on www.fulldisclosure.net .

Sheriff Baca was questioned about Russian organized crime in West Hollywood where the FBI has targeted investigations of Medi-Cal fraud and money laundering operations. Baca told Full Disclosure Network™ organized crime is a concern because L. A. County has the largest immigrant population in the United States. “Thus there is organized crime among the Russian communities, the Armenian, Middle Eastern and certainly in the Asian communities”.

Other issues discussed in-depth in this interview are:

-Federal Court mandates for hiring more women deputies

-Voluntary racial and ethnic data collection to deter racial profiling by deputies

-Special Order 40 and enforcement of Federal immigration laws

-Federal Government fails to pay for Sheriffs and Police incarcerating illegal immigrants

Part-two of this interview will be released the week of July 4 th on the Internet and on 40 cable systems. A listing of channels and airtimes can be found by community by clicking here.

The Full Disclosure Network™ cable and Internet television programs have focused on law enforcement policy at the local, state and national level for the past thirteen years. In 2002 a Special Series featuring Sheriff Baca, LAPD Chief Bernard Parks entitled “ L.A.'s War Against Terrorism” received a local Emmy Award for public affairs/informational programming from the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

Saturday, June 18, 2005

CONCEALED WEAPONS? SHERIFFS BACA & CARONA DEBATE

Release date: June 19, 2005

Los Angeles, CA. The striking contrast in law enforcement policy governing Concealed Weapon Permits (CCWs) comes into focus on a five minute Full Disclosure™ video blog to be launched on the world-wide Internet Monday, June 20, 2005 at the www.fulldisclosure.net website.

This video blog features Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca and Orange County Sheriff Mike Carona explaining their conflicting policies and criteria for issuing CCWs. The fundamental disagreement on the process is presented here and can be viewed 24/7 from the Full Disclosure Network™ website.(which can be watched by clicking on this link). Following the five minute video, viewers are invited to respond to a three question survey and to offer their comments, which will appear on the video blog page the following week.

When asked by Emmy Award winning host Leslie Dutton, if she could personally obtain a Concealed Weapons Permit in their county Sheriffs Baca and Carona provided sharply differing responses, demonstrating the conflict in policy. It is illegal to carry a concealed weapon in California without a permit. Permits are issued by the local Sheriff or Police Chief. The criteria for obtaining a CCW permit is based upon the local official law enforcement official’s own policy. In most of the United States “Right to Carry” laws have been enacted.

Full Disclosure Network’s ™ regular cable and Internet television programs are featured on 40 cable television systems and video streamed on the Internet. Channels and airtimes are listed by community from the website.

Full Disclosure™ host Leslie Dutton has been conducting interviews for the past thirteen years with local, state and national law enforcement officials in order to inform the public on critical police policies and procedures.


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Wednesday, June 15, 2005

EXCLUSIVE FOOTAGE ON COMPTON SHOOT-OUT

Los Angeles, CA. L. A. County Sheriff Lee Baca describes the Compton California shoot-out and suspensions involving thirteen Deputy Sheriffs in an exclusive Full Disclosure™ one-hour interview with Emmy award winning host Leslie Dutton videotaped on Thursday, June 9, 2005.
An eight minute video preview containing Baca’s detailed explanation of shooting, reprimands, policy changes and community relations tactics can be viewed on the world-wide Internet (Free on demand) at www.fulldisclosure.net website starting Wednesday, June 15, 2005 for 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Among the policy changes Baca describes in the Full Disclosure™ preview are:

  • Approaching vehicles will now be handled by “Special Weapons Teams” instead of patrol deputies with pistols.
  • Changed shooting policy so no more shooting at moving vehicles
  • New policy: “don’t rush in to danger”
  • Department and Deputies admit the problem
  • Stronger community based policing program
  • Go door to door to survey neighborhood on how to increase safety.

Full Disclosure Network’s ™ entire hour-long interview with Baca is to be released on the Internet week of June 27, 2005 and will be featured on 40 cable television systems. Channels and airtimes listed by community are also available from the website.


Full Disclosure™ host Leslie Dutton has been conducting interviews for the past thirteen years with local, state and national law enforcement officials in order to inform the public on critical police policies and procedures.

Thursday, June 09, 2005

Reagan Revolution Revived?

Ed Meese on Tax Limits, Pornography & Mental Health Reforms



Los Angeles, CA . According to former U. S. Attorney General Edwin Meese, III, the Reagan Tax Revolution including California's Proposition 13 are being circumvented when government uses such debt gimmicks as non-voter approved tax-exempt bonds, known as Certificates of Participation (COPs) and Tax Revenue Anticipation Bonds (TRANS) to raise revenues for the ever increasing annual spending. This part-two of the Meese interview will be launched on the Full Disclosure Network™ cable network starting Monday, June 13th on 40 cable systems for the next six months.

Meese who served as Chief of Staff to California Governor Ronald Reagan and during the Reagan Presidential Administration, told Emmy Award winning host Leslie Dutton there needs to be a comprehensive look at the state of pornography, 20 years after his 1985 Commission in light of the Internet. This review should evaluate the technological means for prosecution, the laws needed, and protections for the children. Meese also said a new commission on Internet pornography could make recommendations for the legislative process.

In the third segment of this Part-two Ed Meese describes the 1970's California reform legislation which released the mentally ill from warehouses and who some say have contributed to the homeless problem on the streets for the next three decades.

A FREE six minute preview of this part one of the two- part interview with will be featured via streaming video on the Full Disclosure Network ™ website at www.fulldisclosure.net and the complete thirty minute interview will shown on cable television systems. Channels and air times, by community are listed on the website.

Topics covered in Part-one of this interview were:

-U. S. Attorney's role in the War on Terrorism

-Illegal Immigration and the U. S. Attorney's discretionary powers.

-Large conglomerate law firms and their role in controlling government policy and business.


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Thursday, June 02, 2005

ED MEESE: U.S. Justice Corrupted by Ideology

Los Angeles, CA. Major political powers are using the U.S. Justice system to attain political goals because they are unable to enact legislation to promote their agenda. According to former U. S. Attorney General Edwin Meese, III, these forces are making an “end run” around elected representatives by using the judicial appointment process to win controversial and ideological court decisions rather than interpreting laws.

In a two-part interview on the Full Disclosure Network™ cable and Internet television program, the former U. S. Attorney General in the Reagan Administration, told Emmy Award winning host Leslie Dutton that activist judges in the U.S. Courts are expanding their roles by taking over state and local functions, operating state prisons, school boards and mental institutions. He noted the Courts are not suited or qualified for this activity and it causes confusion as to who is responsible for those functions.”

A FREE five minute preview of this part one of the two- part interview with will be featured via streaming video on the Full Disclosure Network ™ website at www.fulldisclosure.net starting Monday June 6, 2005 and will be distributed to cable television systems for the next six months.

Other topics covered in this first half-hour of the interview are:

  • U. S. Attorney’s role in the War on Terrorism.
  • Illegal immigration and the U. S. Attorney's discretionary powers.
  • Large conglomerate law firms and their role in controlling government policy and business.

    Part-two of the interview will be released June 13th and will include the following:
  • The tax limitation revolution: side-tracked by non-voter approved bonds?
  • The Attorney Generals 1985 Commission on Pornography, is it time for another one?
  • Did the mental health legislative reforms of the 1970’s cause homelessness of the next three decades?

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