Sheriff Lee Baca announced today he will retire from the top position at the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department after four terms. He is ending his re-election campaign, which he said has brought "negative perception" to the department, and will not seek a fifth term. Read the full story here.
Belmontez raised the knife and charged at the officers with rapid steps. That the man had a wooden leg had already been made known to Brown. What he didn't expect was that the 250-pound man had long ago become accustomed to walking with it.
This vintage early color footage shows the LASD Pistol Team at Biscailuz Range during a shooting skills exhibition in 1938. It features legendary marksman and LASD Aero Bureau aviation pioneer Sgt. Sewell Griggers.