From the Los Angeles Times:

Los Angeles County prosecutors are investigating former Bell Police Chief Randy Adams for having himself declared disabled for the job the day he was hired, an arrangement that could pay him millions in tax-free pension money, Dist. Atty. Steve Cooley said Thursday.

Cooley said he would not take part in any decision by his prosecutors on whether to file charges against Adams because they have had a professional relationship for several years. The district attorney said they were not friends, however, and there was no need for his office to turn the matter over to another agency to avoid a conflict of interest.

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