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LASD Deputies: Jail Co-workers Formed Gang-Like Clique

May 5, 2011
The deputies who were described as the aggressors worked on the third floor of Men's Central Jail, where they were believed to have formed an aggressive clique known to flash gang-like hand signs.

Law Enforcement Urges Vigilance After Killing of Bin Laden

May 2, 2011
Following the killing of bin Laden, Homeland Security briefings urged law enforcement agencies to remain alert for any potential retaliatory strikes. Law enforcement leaders who spoke publicly made it clear they weren't aware of any specific threats.

L.A.-Area Shooting Leaves Officer, 2 Others Wounded; Suspect Dead

April 26, 2011
Monterey Park Police Department officer Gilbert Alvarez was hospitalized for treatment of a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to the head and several other injuries sustained while falling, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

L.A. Gang Member Convicted of Murder Tattooed Crime Scene On Chest

April 25, 2011
Anthony Garcia, 22, had tattooed the crime scene of a 2004 liquor store shooting on his chest, helping deputies solve the open case.

Chinese National Started Fake Special Forces Unit to Defraud Immigrants

April 14, 2011
David Deng allegedly gave himself the title of "supreme commander" of the unauthorized military unit, which he named the U.S. Army/Military Special Forces Reserve unit ("MSFR").

My Memories of the Rodney King Riots? Rage and Frustration

March 4, 2011
Traffic on the I-10 Freeway was non-existent, save for those who absolutely had to go to work under a hazy film of smoky clouds. I remember thinking that all of the other commuters must have been either cops or firefighters.

California Deputy's Retaliation Suit Involving Mel Gibson Arrest Continues

February 24, 2011
Deputy James Mee claims he was passed over for promotions and had his job performance unfairly scrutinized, after he resisted a supervisor's request to keep derogatory remarks made by Gibson out of the arrest report.

Mexican National Chases, Opens Fire On Calif. Sheriff's Deputy

February 12, 2011
The deputy, who has not been identified, was not injured. He returned fire, wounding the suspect who has been identified as 25-year-old Armando Gonzalez.

L.A. Sheriff's Asian Gang Unit Nabs Korean-American Home Invaders

February 4, 2011
Six Korean-American men who organized a brutal attack on a middle-aged Korean couple were apprehended by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Asian Gang Team. One by one, the sheriff's Asian gang detectives tracked them down.

New Media, Old Media, and Policing

February 4, 2011
Most of law enforcement has watched the information age and rising knowledge-worker revolution as curious observers. We should instead embrace the opportunities these innovations have brought us, and communicate directly with the public. After all, we work for them.

L.A. County Sheriff Hires Hanger One To Equip New Copters

January 26, 2011
Hangar One will add a Forward Looking Infrared (FLIR) camera system with live video-feed down-linking to each craft. An on-board GPS-based mapping system and multi-band digital radio communications will allow the aircrew to provide real-time support to law enforcement personnel and operational command centers.

Parolee Shoots L.A. County Deputy In the Face

January 13, 2011
Nestor Torres, a shot-caller with the Lott Stoners gang, shot Ahmed, 27, as the officer approached him. The training officer then returned fire, killing Torres.

Toy AK-47 Triggers SWAT Standoff In California Town

January 11, 2011
A domestic disturbance call resulted in a tactical call-out Tuesday morning, after a woman told officers her boyfriend was barricaded in an apartment with an assault rifle.

Cops Tackle Social Media at SMILE Conference

January 10, 2011
It's now become nearly impossible for law enforcement agencies to remain uninvolved in social media. Enter the Social Media, the Internet, and Law Enforcement (SMILE) conference.


December 21, 2010
You don't become a gang expert overnight. You don't become qualified to testify in court in just a couple of years. LAPD rotated its officers in and out of CRASH gang units and station areas, but the OSS gang deputies remained in OSS and LASD stations for years, allowing them to develop greater, more complete expertise.

L.A. County Sheriff Deputies Suspended After Holiday Brawl

December 16, 2010
Seven Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department deputies have been relieved of their duties, as a result of their participation in a holiday party brawl.

California Sheriff Can Fire Deputy Who Married Prostitute

December 7, 2010
A district appellate court sided with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, who fired Deputy Emir Bautista in 2004, after his relationship with Shawn Crook became known to the department.

L.A. Sheriff Using API's Video Aiming Device for Bomb Disposal

December 3, 2010
The Hawki video aiming device is attached to a disrupter and utilizes a camera and rangefinder to automatically place cross hairs on the robot operator's monitor. While approaching a target, the cross hairs adjust the aim point based on the range to the target to show the operator the true point of impact for their shot.

Confiscated Guns Crushed for Art

November 29, 2010

Los Angeles law enforcement officials including Los Angeles County Sheriff Leroy Baca and LAPD Chief Charlie Beck attended an event marking the crushing of 3,469 pounds of weapons mostly used in crimes. Pieces of the weapons will be incorporated into a "peace angel" sculpture at the Boyle Heights Tech Center. Photos courtesy of the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department.

21st Century Riot Control Tools

November 29, 2010

A few weeks before last year's G20 economic summit in Pittsburgh, anarchists and agitators cringed as they read about heat rays, sonic disruptors, mass TASERs, malodorants, and other new riot control technologies that would supposedly make their debut during the economic summit.

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