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Pregnant Off-Duty Calif. Deputy Saves Teen from Lake

May 4, 2013
A Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputy swam into a lake to rescue a drowning teen, despite being nearly six months pregnant and off duty at the time.

The Hazards of Sleep

May 2, 2013
If he worked in one of those small towns that prohibits the exhibition of elephants in a city park on the Sabbath, you could bet that he'd somehow find a way to be booking a pachyderm into evidence Sunday night.

L.A. County Undersheriff Rips Lee Baca

May 1, 2013
Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca is a disengaged leader running a "house of cards" agency that's "on the verge of crumbling" his second-in-command deputy told the Los Angeles Times.

POLICE Advisory Board Member Dies

March 28, 2013
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Sgt. Brian Stover, a 31-year law enforcement veteran and POLICE Magazine Advisory Board member, has died.

Good Cops, Bad Cop, Whatcha Gonna Do

March 28, 2013
It's been said that a truly good cop could have worked any era in law enforcement and done quite well. When my mind revisits those cops that I used to work with, around, and to varying degrees tolerated, there are two groups that stand out predominantly for their diametrically opposite approaches to patrol.

L.A. Sheriff Moves to Fire Elite Gang Officers

February 7, 2013
Seven Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies in an elite gang-enforcement unit have been notified the department intends to fire them for celebrating shootings and getting matching tattoos.

Long Beach Chief May Challenge Baca for L.A. Sheriff

February 5, 2013
Since Lee Baca became Los Angeles County sheriff 15 years ago, defeating an incumbent who died days before the vote, he has never faced a serious challenge for reelection to one of California's top law enforcement jobs.

Next-Gen L.A. County Communications System Moves Forward

December 18, 2012
A joint powers authority will receive bids in January for the initial phase of a pioneering communications system that would, for the first time, allow Los Angeles County's 34,000 first responders and 17,000 second responders to talk with each other.

Suspect In LASD Deputy's Killing Arrested In Mexico

December 17, 2012
A suspect in the 2008 fatal shooting of an L.A. County sheriff's deputy was captured in Mexico, officials announced Monday.

D.A. Report Details L.A. Sheriff's Captain Drug-Link Probe

November 23, 2012
Los Angeles County Sheriff's officials created an elaborate sting operation to investigate whether a respected captain was secretly passing information to a suspected drug dealer.

Porn Condom Enforcement In L.A. County Questioned

November 14, 2012
After voters passed a mandatory condom law for porn performers, Los Angeles County officials began sorting out how such a law would be enforced. Sworn personnel may play a role.

Video: Bank Robbery Suspect Shot, Killed on Live TV

November 12, 2012
A bank robbery suspect led Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies in a high-speed pursuit Friday that ended with a deadly shootout on a Lancaster cul-de-sac.

Fatal Shootout in Los Angeles County

November 12, 2012
Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies fatally shot a bank robbery suspect on Friday, after cornering his vehicle in a cul-de-sac in Lancaster following a high-speed pursuit. Read the full story here.

Coming Into My Own

November 8, 2012
Once while attending a force training seminar, I spoke quite critically of a deputy-involved shooting wherein a pregnant bystander was shot and killed. It was the kind of thing that was easy to grandstand on—or so I thought—and so I did. A lieutenant who was more intimately acquainted with the details of the incident quickly set me straight. The dressing down I received was pretty severe, and I didn't like it one bit. But I had it coming. In spades.

2013 Police Vehicle Testing

November 1, 2012

Evaluators in Michigan and Southern California have completed their testing of the 2013 model-year patrol cars, SUVs, and motorcycles. View these photos from the test sites that show the vehicles in action. Read "How to Use Police Vehicle Tests" for the full story.

Sureño Gang Member Gets Life for Killing L.A. County Deputy

October 23, 2012
A Sureño gang member pleaded guilty Tuesday to murdering a Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputy in the driveway of his Cypress Park home in 2008, and received life without the possibility of parole.

L.A. Sheriff's Helicopter Lands On City Street

October 22, 2012
A Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department helicopter was forced to land on a Lakewood street late Sunday after a bird struck the airborne unit.

Suspect Shot In ER After Reaching for Calif. Deputy's Gun

October 19, 2012
A Los Angeles Sheriff's deputy shot and killed a suspect in an Inglewood emergency room after he grabbed for another deputy's gun while handcuffed to a gurney.

L.A. Sheriff Honors First Female Deputy Killed On Duty

October 12, 2012
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department will honor the first female deputy killed in the line of duty in the United States at a ceremony marking the 100th anniversary of women serving with the department.

L.A. Sheriff Agrees To Sweeping Jail Reforms

October 4, 2012
Faced with mounting pressure over a jail abuse scandal and criticism of his management, Sheriff Lee Baca on Wednesday agreed to dozens of reforms including the establishment of an independent inspector general to scrutinize Sheriff's Department operations.
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