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San Diego Sheriff Bill Gore Discusses Hate Incidents, Jail Deaths

Sheriff Bill Gore is shown talking to the media after being sworn in for anot...

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Above: Sheriff Bill Gore is shown talking to the media after being sworn in for another term on Jan. 5, 2015.

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In 2019, the San Diego Sheriff's Department faced a number of scandals from a sexual assault trial involving a former deputy to growing criticism over the high number of deaths inside county jails.

Aired: December 31, 2019 | Transcript

In 2019, the San Diego Sheriff's Department faced a number of scandals from a sexual assault trial involving a former deputy to growing criticism over the high number of deaths inside county jails.

A San Diego Union-Tribune investigation found the county's rate of jail inmate deaths outpaces other large counties in California.

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Meanwhile, local law enforcement is also faced with what to do about a rise in anti-Semitism and hate incidents.

San Diego County Sheriff Bill Gore joined Midday Edition on Tuesday to respond to those and other issues.

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