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LA County deputy whose rehiring spurred outcry over abuse claim is ordered to turn in gun, badge

LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles County officials have moved to reverse the controversial reinstatement of a deputy who worked as a campaign aide to Sheriff Alex Villanueva, a personnel decision that could exacerbate tensions between the county's newly elected top cop and its governing body, the Board of Supervisors.

Auditor-Controller John Naimo, the county's chief accountant, issued a letter last week stating that the deputy, who was

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