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L.A. County Sheriff's Deputy's Killing Remains a Mystery

November 26, 2008
Detectives hope a $95,000 reward will get witnesses to step forward in the possible gang-related shooting in August in Cypress Park.

L.A. County Sheriff's Officials Acknowledge that Genetic Evidence in 5,635 Rape Cases May be Untested

November 13, 2008

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, under pressure from county supervisors and watchdog groups to account for its handling of DNA evidence from sexual assault cases, acknowledged Wednesday it did not know whether genetic evidence from more than 5,600 rape cases had been examined.

The State of American Law Enforcement - Rules of Engagement

October 1, 2008

In smaller agencies, policy manuals—if they existed—were just a few policy statements. Now there are multiple bound volumes that no officer can be expected to memorize, let alone understand. — Tom Aveni, Police Policy Studies Council

L.A. Sheriff's Deputy Gunned Down Outside Family Home, Investigators Suspect Mexican Mafia

August 4, 2008
A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy gunned down Saturday outside his boyhood home in Cypress Park had been assigned to guard the most dangerous inmates in the county, including members of the notorious Mexican Mafia gang, authorities said Sunday.

Treasure Hunters and the Desert Madness

July 11, 2008
LASD SEB (SWAT) was called in. They approached the structures in an armored car. Suspect Kueck engaged the SEB vehicle with his .223 assault rifle giving away his position. A heavier LAPD SWAT armored battering ram was brought up and tear gas was fired into the wooden structure.

What Really Happened During the Rodney King Riots

July 4, 2008
For several months prior to the riots, intelligence reports rolled across my desk about activity in the Jordan Downs, Imperial Courts, and Nickerson Gardens Housing Projects. Drug dealers were financing meetings of gang members from rival gangs, and these meetings were being arbitrated by OGs (veteran gang members) or the Fruit of Islam, Black Muslim security units.

The State of American Law Enforcement - Working on the Front Lines

July 1, 2008

At some point in his or her various travels, the patrol officer will ask a question that pertains equally well to the task at hand and his or her career in law enforcement: Just how the hell did I get here, and where am I going?

LA County Sheriff Picks Remington 870 Pump-Action Shotguns

May 21, 2008
The Remington Arms Company Inc. will provide the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department with 4,200 new Model 870 shotguns under a new contract, according to the company.

Shots Fired: City of Industry, California 09•03•2006

August 1, 2007

Durante arrived at the scene just as Bright was putting out a crime broadcast with descriptions of the couple seen leaving the vehicle. Both had been seen running eastbound on Coleford before making a right on the next street, Newmarket.

2007 Michigan Vehicle Tests

May 1, 2007

Every fall, law enforcement vehicles are tested by two of the nation’s premier law enforcement agencies: the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and the Michigan State Police. This year, Ford brought a hybrid vehicle.

Shots Fired: Los Angeles County 01/14/1987

November 1, 2005

It's one of the maxims of working patrol: No matter what day of the week, no matter what time of night, things can go to hell in a heartbeat. It didn't take long for Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputy Michael Claus to learn how true this saying can be.

Strategic Modeling

May 1, 2004

L.A. County's Terrorism Early Warning group was the brainchild of two L.A. Sheriff's Department officers who saw a threat in the rhetoric of a then little-known Islamist radical named Bin Laden. It was August 1996 and Osama had just issued his first fatwa, urging his followers to conduct global terrorist attacks against the United States and its citizens.

Getting Away With Murder

July 1, 2003

On the morning of April 29, 2002, Dep. David March of the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department pulled over a driver for a minor traffic violation on the streets of Irwindale, Calif. Minutes later, he was dead.

How to...Purchase Patrol Cars

July 1, 2003

You know your agency needs patrol cars, and that some new ones show up every year or so, but you might not be aware of the intricacies of the process. Keeping that process running smoothly could mean the difference between patrolling by car and walking your beat.

Performance Review--Road Testing the 2002 Cop Cars

February 2, 2002

No one other than a patrol officer is better able to understand the vital role of a police vehicle in today's law enforcement. The wrong vehicle can affect officer morale, reduce efficiency and increase a department's operating costs appreciably.

New Ford, GM Vehicles Tested by the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department

February 1, 2000
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department is one of only two police agencies nationally (the other is the Michigan State Police) that test current and prototype police vehicles.
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