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Family of a Slain LA Sheriff’s Deputy Slaps County With a $20 Million Wrongful Death Lawsuit

The family of murdered Los Angeles Sheriff’s Deputy Ryan Clinkunbroomer, who died in an ambush shooting at a red light in September, announced a $20 million wrongful death lawsuit this week alleging staffing shortages were intentionally left unfilled and that mandatory overtime played a direct role in his death.

According to court documents, there are 2,000 vacant deputy jobs in the sheriff’s office – the result of “historic executive mismanagement” that created an environment that left Clinkunbroomer, 30, “physically and chronically exhausted” after working more than 100 hours of mandatory overtime a month.

“It can’t go on, the way they’re being treated right now,” the deputy’s mother, Kim Clinkunbroomer, told reporters Tuesday.

Read the source article at Fox News

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