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Riverside County Board of Supervisors voted on resolutions related to the in-custody death of George Floyd and local policing policies on Tuesday. 

Two resolutions introduced by Supervisor Chair Manuel Perez were debated at length Tuesday morning.

The first passing with three votes, condemns the in custody death of George Floyd. A symbolic move leaders have made across the nation.

“It demonstrates to Minneapolis and the world that we care and we will not tolerate it moving forward," says Perez.

The Menifee City Council has voted to create its own police dpeartment, transitioning police services from the Riverside County Sheriff's Department to its own city police force.  KVCR's Benjamin Purper has more.

A new sheriff and two new supervisors were sworn into office yesterday (Tuesday) in Riverside County.  More from KVCR's Ken Vincent.

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A local flower vendor is suing the Riverside County Sheriff's Department for allegedly using excessive force against her last year.  KVCR's Benjamin Purper has more.

Democratic Member of Congress from Riverside Mark Takano weighed in on the race for Riverside County  Sheriff at a Town Hall meeting earlier this week.  KVCR's Ken Vincent has more.

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The political rivalry between the two candidates running for Riverside County Sheriff - incumbent Stan Sniff and challenger Dave Brown - is heating up toward this fall's election.  More from KVCR's Ken Vincent.


Even though a mysterious white powder that was delivered to a Riverside County Sheriff's Department office was later revealed to be just cooking flour, a criminal investigation into the incident is ongoing.  More from KVCR's Ken Vincent.