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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.

L.A. Sheriff's Detectives Bust $6M Marijuana Grow

October 4, 2012
Los Angeles County Sheriff's narcotics detectives seized more than 2,000 marijuana plants worth an estimated $6 million at three locations and arrested two suspects.

The First Female Patrol Officers

September 21, 2012

The dawn of the contemporary female officer came in 1972. It was a moment in time where law enforcement's and the public's attitude toward women with badges began to change and female officers began to be perceived as "real police."

Lt. Arrests Gang Member for Vandalizing Sheriff's Toilet Stall

September 10, 2012
A Los Angeles County Sheriff's lieutenant arrested a gang member, after he caught him vandalizing a toilet stall at the agency's Whittier training academy. He reportedly saw Jordan Trevor Lucas writing letters on the stall door with a black marker.

Female Leadership and Rising Up the Ranks

September 7, 2012

POLICE Magazine's Associate Editor Dean Scoville, a retired Los Angeles County Sheriff's sergeant, interviews his former commander, Capt. Linda Healy, about female leadership, diversity hiring and promotion, and rising up the ranks as a female deputy.

Calif. Sheriff Enlists Surveillance Plane

August 28, 2012
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department has begun using a Cessna aircraft outfitted with state-of-the-art surveillance gear that feeds streaming images to deputies on the ground.

Keeping the Crown Vic

July 17, 2012
As the new patrol cars become more readily available from the Detroit automakers, many agencies are choosing their new enforcement vehicle. However, for others the decision is on hold. For a variety of reasons they are choosing to stay with the Crown Vic.

The Black Guerrilla Family Prison Gang

July 17, 2012
The Black Guerrilla Family was founded by George Jackson, a former Black Panther and excellent orator who rallied inmates by speaking about the system's injustice to prisoners, especially black inmates. He vowed to form an organization that would support his imprisoned people like a family and become a vanguard in the coming revolution against the U.S. government.

L.A. Sheriff's SWAT Team Arrests Machete-Wielding Man

July 16, 2012
A barricaded suspect who held another man hostage with a machete eventually surrendered after the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's tactical unit was called out.

On-Body Video: A Double-Edged Sword

July 16, 2012

Until recently the technology was limited to traffic stops and perhaps some critical incidents. Now, video can be used to document every aspect of a law enforcement officer's shift. But the question that each agency has to answer remains: Is that a good thing?

L.A. Sheriff Recalls Badges From Politicians

July 11, 2012
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department recalled 200 badges that were given out to local politicians following the arrest of city officials in Cudahy and the release of a photo showing a young woman wearing a badge and brandishing two pistols.

This Blog Is Almost Rated G

July 11, 2012
I am not going all "born again" or going "p.c." on ya. I am just pledging to try and be a little more discriminating in how I communicate my thoughts from now on. Ideally I would like to communicate my thoughts without offending you any more than necessary.

L.A. Sheriff Seizes 20,000 Pounds of Illegal Fireworks

July 4, 2012
Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies seized 20,000 pounds of illegal fireworks during busts in East Los Angeles, Willowbrook, and Norwalk during the past week.

Calif. Teen In Sodomy Hazing Scandal Breaks Down In Court

June 29, 2012
A California teenager accused of sodomizing a fellow student with a piece of steel rebar while his teacher encouraged him broke down in tears in court Thursday and begged deputies to let him go.

Former Calif. Deputy Who Smuggled Heroin Burrito Sentenced

June 28, 2012
A former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy who was believed to be trying to smuggle heroin, stuffed inside a burrito, into a courthouse jail was sentenced Monday to two years in jail.

L.A. County Deputies Recover Rocket Launcher

June 21, 2012
A search warrant served Wednesday at a Southern California home resulted in the seizure of a military rocket launcher, drugs, and ammunition by Los Angeles County Sheriff's gang deputies.

Actress Tweets Obama To Fire Officer In DUI Arrest

June 7, 2012
On Tuesday, actress Amanda Bynes tweeted, "Hey @BarackObama. I don't drink. Please fire the cop who arrested me. I also don't hit and run. The end."

L.A. Sheriff Reports 11% Drop In Homicides In 2012

June 7, 2012
For the first five months of 2012, homicides fell and overall crime rose in the jurisdiction patrolled by Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies as compared to the same period in 2011.
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