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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.

LAPD's CRASH vs. LASD's OSS

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.

L.A. Sheriff's Deputies To Stream Live Camera Feeds In Cruisers

November 19, 2010
A retired deputy has partnered with the Industry Chamber of Commerce to launch a test program that will put access to live cameras, floor plans and a business-controlled database in squad cars patrolling Industry.

L.A. County Sheriff Tests 2011-12 Patrol Vehicles

November 18, 2010
The same vehicles tested in Michigan — new entries included Ford's 2012 Police Interceptors, Chevrolet's 2011 Caprice PPV, and Kawasaki's Concours 14P motorcycle — arrived in Fontana along with two rear-axle ratio 2011 Dodge Charger Pursuit cars, Honda's ST1300 motorcycle, and an alt-fuel conversion Ford Crown Vic.

California Sheriff's 'Haunted Jail' Draws More Than 4,000

November 1, 2010
Sheriff's explorers and volunteers tapped their creative juices, decorating the holding cells with macabre scenes. The event drew 1,000 in its first year, and was an even bigger success this year, as many of the 4,300 visitors waited an hour to enter the haunted house event.

Role Models and Mentors

October 18, 2010
The informal training received from role models and mentors is often overlooked in the LEO training equation. At some point in most officers' careers, the roles are reversed and they become role models and mentors for the next generation of law enforcement.

Angels and Angel Dust

October 12, 2010
This wanton disregard for others including the innocent children who must live in a gang household is like the twisted sickness that causes arsonists it start uncontrolled fires even when their own home and family might be consumed.

Rookie L.A. Sheriff's Deputy Mistook Clerk for Robber

October 5, 2010
Sahilu began pointing at the deputies who were about 50 feet away outside his store. The unidentified deputy fired at the unarmed Sahilu, thinking he was pointing a gun at them.

L.A. County Sheriff's Detectives Fill in on Patrol Shifts

October 1, 2010
The new requirement is part of the cash-strapped department's effort to eliminate overtime and shed $128 million from its budget. It's drawn grumblings from many in the agency, but for station-level detectives, it seems to be having a significant impact on law enforcement.

SWAT Pioneers Led the Way

September 28, 2010
As anyone in SWAT knows, such reputations are the result of dedication, professionalism and sound leadership. Specifically, the early leadership of Ron McCarthy (LAPD SWAT senior sergeant) and John Kolman (LASD SWAT commander/lieutenant).

Tactical Officers Honor Two SWAT Pioneers

September 22, 2010
Attendees of the NTOA conference starting Sunday have the rare privilege to be in the presence of two living legends of SWAT. Ron McCarthy and John Kolman made SWAT the respected "profession within a profession" that it is today.

Los Angeles Sheriff Adds Mobile Data Computer System From Raytheon

September 12, 2010
For the first time, the department's vehicle systems will have access to applications such as the Sheriff's Data Network, mug-shot downloads, fingerprint programs, geo-positioning systems, e-mail, and Internet access.
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