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One Way To Help Finance New Squads

November 30, 2011
To help finance the purchase of new patrol cars, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department is considering an out-of-the-box option—selling off its fully equipped higher-mileage cars to smaller departments.

Video: Avoiding Blue on Blue Arrests

November 28, 2011
These are legitimate concerns, especially from an officer safety angle. After all, take-over robbery suspects have been known to don raid jackets or flash badges as a means of gaining entry into victims' houses.

Man Bites Off Part of L.A. Deputy's Ear

November 22, 2011
A Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputy was able to overwhelm and arrest a probation violator who had bitten off a chunk of his ear and attempted to grab his service weapon during an early morning fight.

L.A. County Jails May Be Out of Room Next Month

November 15, 2011
Authorities expect Los Angeles County jails to be filled up next month, as a result of a new state law requiring the shift of 33,000 state inmates to local jurisdictions.

L.A. Sheriff Punished Deputies With Jail Duty

November 14, 2011
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department has been assigning deputies who have been disciplined for assorted misconduct to work in county jail as part of their sanctioned punishment.

Panasonic Supplies L.A. Sheriff with 2,700+ Rugged Laptops

November 11, 2011
Panasonic Solutions Co. will supply the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department (LASD) with Toughbook 31 and Toughbook CF-19 rugged mobile computers for more than 2,600 patrol vehicles and 100 motor units.

L.A. County Sheriff Adds Mobile Computers To Fleet

November 2, 2011
The new computer systems will provide more than 2,400 field units with greater access to new public safety technologies. Deputies will now be able to utilize the Sheriff's Data Network, Intranet and other criminal databases from their vehicles.

L.A. Sheriff's Staff Raised Red Flags About Jail Brutality 2 Years Ago

October 31, 2011
Despite his claims to the contrary, Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca's command staff raised alarms about excessive force used on inmates in the nation's largest jail system about two years ago.

ACLU: L.A. Sheriff's Deputies Harassed Photographers

October 31, 2011
The ACLU of Southern California has sued the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and several of its deputies, claiming they harassed, detained and improperly searched photographers taking pictures legally in public places.

LASD Jail Probe: Chickens Come Home to Roost

October 31, 2011
It is quite possible that Baca did try to keep abreast of things, only to find his efforts undermined by another all-too-human factor-the fear of alienating one's self from the marginal affections of el jefe. Face it, nobody wants to get caught playing Mr. Blackwell—the fashion critic-to the emperor with no clothes.

LASD Recovers Ford Hot Rod at Chop Shop

October 21, 2011
The Los Angeles County Sheriff Department's auto-theft task force recovered a 1949 Ford "Shoebox" hot rod after the owner spotted parts from his stolen vehicle on Craigslist.

L.A. Jail Visitor Claims He Was Roughed Up

October 20, 2011
The FBI probe into the Los Angeles County jails has expanded to include allegations of a man who says he was beaten and pepper sprayed by deputies while handcuffed during a visit to see his incarcerated brother.

L.A. County Sheriff Hammers Command Staff In Newspaper Interview

October 17, 2011
Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca said he was unaware of jail abuse and blamed his command staff for failing to keep him in the loop, in his most candid remarks about allegations that deputies used excessive force on prisoners.

ACLU Calls for L.A. County Sheriff Baca's Resignation

October 10, 2011
Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca is reopening several investigations into allegations of deputy brutality in county lockups, and making changes in how deputies interact with inmates, he announced at a Sunday press conference.

Long Beach Police Add Two Copters To Air Unit

October 7, 2011
Using asset forfeiture funds, the Long Beach PD purchased two 2003 Eurocopter AS-350B2 copters to replace two 2002 Eurocopters EC-130B4, which have been in service for nine years. The units will receive upgraded equipment to enhance their law enforcement capabilities via grant money.

Feds Fund Hiring of 1,000 Local Officers

September 29, 2011
The DOJ's Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) office awarded the grants to 238 law enforcement agencies and municipalities. The awards will create or help preserve 1,021 sworn law enforcement positions.

Police Agencies Need to Take 'Dirty' Money

September 29, 2011
Whatever the incentive is for someone donating something, it shouldn't be of concern so long as we conduct ourselves in a manner that is expected of us and we have no reason to believe the nature of what we are receiving stands to compromise us.

Criminal Cops: Foxes in the Chicken Coop?

September 15, 2011
There are few things more terrifying than the thought of a captain of a patrol station playing both sides of the fence. The question isn't whether or not your captain had your best interests in mind but how far would he or she go to protect his or her criminal contacts?

FBI Investigating L.A. Sheriff's Captain In Narcotics Probe

August 30, 2011
Capt. Bernice Abram, who has been on leave from her role as commander of Carson station since April, is being investigated for involvement in the narcotics ring run by Dion Grim, the leader of Compton's Front Hood Crips.

L.A. Sheriff's Explorer Gunned Down on Whittier Sidewalk

August 29, 2011
A 19-year-old member of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Explorer program was fatally shot in Whittier while standing outside of a residence with a friend.
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