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L.A. Sheriff's Capt. Took Inmate Golfing

April 05, 2012  | 

A Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department captain apparently took a convicted jewel thief out for golf tips, reports the Los Angeles Times.

Capt. Jeff Donahue escorted Frank Carrillo in a patrol Jeep to a hilltop golf course on Catalina Island last summer. Carrillo gave the captain tips on how to reduce his double-digit handicap.

Deputy William Cordero, who accompanied the two, filed a formal complaint, after his Donahue documented in the jail log that Carrillo never left the station.

Tags: Corrections, Command Staff, L.A. County Sheriff


Comments (4)

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michael @ 4/5/2012 9:51 PM

This AH should be fired for list of things I could come up with..........then he would have lots of time to practice his golf swing.

Tschako @ 4/5/2012 11:40 PM

That's the kind of administrative crap that makes you embarrassed about your department, even though you still like the work. Kudo's to the deputy who had the balls to file a complaint, and my best wishes for your future with LASD.

Random @ 4/6/2012 5:41 AM

Maybe some tips on the location of other thief's as well?

Capt David LACO Retired @ 4/6/2012 7:42 AM

Hey, I'm a retired captain. Can't blame the guy for wanting to improve his golf. But, you all have to remember this, in police work of any type,=: don't lie, don't cover for your partner, don't file false documents, don't commit perjury. Jail is waiting for you if you do. Just read www.whenlawmenlie.com

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