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Advice for the New L.A. Sheriff

February 4, 2014
Can the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department assert itself as one of the best and most innovative departments in the country? Can it say that it serves its communities as vigilantly and as well as other law enforcement agencies? Can it say that it still enjoys the reputation in the profession that it once did?

Long Beach PD Chief to Run for L.A. County Sheriff

January 14, 2014
Six months after deciding he would not pursue Los Angeles County’s top law enforcement job, Long Beach Police Chief Jim McDonnell announced Monday that he will indeed run for the county post.

Video: L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca to Retire at End of Month

January 7, 2014
Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca announced Tuesday that he would not seek a fifth term in office and would instead retire at the end of the month.

And So the Baca Era Ends

January 7, 2014
But whatever Baca’s priorities, I have reason to question that the welfare of his personnel and countrymen were high among them. His tax dollar-funded support of a department Muslim Community Affairs Unit was less concerning to my mind than his open advocacy of other questionable Muslim entities such as CAIR. Also his mea culpa parading of contrite Century deputies in the aftermath of a shooting proved more embarrassing than mollifying.

L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca to Retire

January 7, 2014

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.

LASD Ends Special 'Friends' Hiring Program

December 19, 2013
The program, known as "Friends of the Sheriff," has been in existence for at least eight years. Some high-ranking sheriff's officials injected themselves into the vetting process to lobby for favored job candidates, records show.

Getting Away With Murder

September 20, 2013
The release in Mexico of one of the men responsible for the murder of DEA Special Agent Enrique "Kiki" Camarena has renewed tension between the U.S. and Mexico over the case.

Hope and Change? How About Live and Learn?

September 11, 2013
The wife says that there is usually justification to my umbrage—it's my bail schedule that sucks. And so mine has been a history of strained associations, parted companies, and dissolved friendships.

Off-Duty L.A. Sheriff's Deputies Shoot at Each Other

August 27, 2013
Two off-duty Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies opened fire at each other during a heated argument at a park campground and later realized they were colleagues.

L.A. Sheriff Selects S&W's M&P9 Duty Pistol

August 26, 2013
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department will begin issuing its deputies Smith & Wesson's M&P9 9mm service pistol as it moves away from Beretta's Model 92 9mm pistol.

L.A. County Picks Motorola for P25 Digital Radio System

August 21, 2013
The Los Angeles County joint-powers authority planning an interoperable communications system selected Motorola Solutions to develop a P25 digital radio system to pair with a public broadband system that will be developed separately.

Public Safety Broadband Moves Forward In New Mexico, L.A. County

August 15, 2013
The federal panel governing development of the nation's public safety broadband network has approved lease agreements for the first networks in New Mexico and Los Angeles County.

Judge Awards $4M To Calif. Couple Shot by Deputies

August 15, 2013
A federal judge awarded a Lancaster couple $4 million Tuesday for injuries they suffered when two Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies shot them during a parolee search.

L.A. Sheriff's Deputy Faces 11 Rape, Bribery Felonies

July 30, 2013
A Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputy has been charged with 11 felony charges that he raped a woman and solicited bribes from her and other woman while on duty.

L.A. Sheriff's Spokesman Apologizes for Racist Comedy Routine

July 26, 2013
Los Angeles County sheriff's officials are trying to figure out how a comedian who unleashed a string of racist and raunchy jokes was hired to entertain at a law enforcement event Wednesday.

DOJ Demands $12.5M Payout for LASD Racial Harassment

July 2, 2013
The U.S. Department of Justice has ordered the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and others to pay $12.5 million to Antelope Valley residents it says were victims of harassment and intimidation by deputies.

DOJ: L.A. Sheriff's Deputies Targeted Blacks

July 1, 2013
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department has agreed to make changes, after a two-year Department of Justice probe uncovered "widespread" unlawful detentions and searches of blacks, Latinos, and other residents of subsidized housing.

Shots Fired: San Dimas, California 06/20/1989

May 15, 2013

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.

Risking It All To Save a Life

May 15, 2013
Despite the fact that she was off duty and almost six months pregnant, a Los Angeles Sheriff's deputy ran to the aid of a drowning teen.

Police History: L.A. County Sheriff's Pistol Team

May 10, 2013

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.

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