John A. Franklin

John A. Franklin
Commander (retired)
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
36 years of service and experience



Police procedures and practices

  • Civil rights violations
  • Use-of-force issues (uncooperative to deadly force)
  • In-Custody deaths

Corrections policies, practices and supervision

  • Standard of care for prisoners and inmates - Minimum standards of care within adult and juvenile facilities
  • Supervision and management within a station jail, court lock-up, and custody facility
  • Medical and mental health services policies and procedures in a custodial setting
  • Prisoner and inmate classification issues
  • Inmate disturbances and violence
  • Inmate programs and services
  • Inmate population management
  • Recruitment, hiring, discipline, and termination of custody personnel
  • Standards for new jail construction

Law enforcement recruitment, hiring and retention issues

  • Local and national recruiting campaigns for law enforcement
  • Marketing the law enforcement profession
  • Validation of screening, selection, and backgrounds process

Law enforcement - Media relations

  • Establishing a positive working relationship with print and broadcast media