An apology is being extended from the LA County Sheriff's Office, after a comic's performance reportedly left Sheriff Lee Baca and many others feeling uncomfortable. It came during the Sheriff Department's annual luncheon earlier this week. Hundreds of off duty sheriff personnel and their families and friends were attending when the comic did his stand up.
A controversial routine reportedly containing racial and ethnic slurs, even the "N Word."A Sheriff's spokesman claims the department vetted the comic and warned him about the audience and to be careful about his material.
The comic, Edwin San Juan, told FOX 11 News exclusively, he is surprised by the controversy, saying he is anything, but racist. San Juan claims no one from the Sheriff's office ever talked to him before his act warning him about his jokes. San Juan says he is comfortable with his act, as his own mother was in the audience watching his show during the luncheon. This the latest controversy for the LA Co Sheriff's Office as it works to fight racism within it's department.
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