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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.

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.

Deputy Who Arrested Mel Gibson Sues His Agency

September 8, 2010
James Mee, who is still employed with the department, claims supervisors passed him over for promotions and that his job performance has been unfairly scrutinized, after he refused to redact Gibson's anti-Semitic remarks from his incident report.

L.A. Sheriff Finds Unpursued Cases In Maywood

August 2, 2010
Los Angeles Sheriff's Department deputies moved in to Maywood and Cudahy a month ago to take over patrol duties, after Maywood disbanded its police department, to find numerous open cases.

Should You Chase or Contain?

July 31, 2010

So should you chase or contain? It depends on the situation and what agency you work for. Just as there are a variety of threats to consider about suspects in flight, so too are there differences of opinion as to how to address the problem.

Another California City May Disband Police to Save Money

July 20, 2010
Pomona is hardly the first L.A. County city to look at disbanding its police department. Tiny Sierra Madre considered doing away with its force, but ultimately rejected the idea. Maywood pulled the plug on its police force and virtually every other City Hall job earlier this month. Cudahy, which had been policed by Maywood, is now patrolled by sheriff's deputies.

Don't Drug Test Cops

July 7, 2010
The occasional Raphael Perez notwithstanding—which happened to be more a problem of negligent hiring in the first place; the guy was known to be a less-than-ideal candidate at the time of his hiring by LAPD—I believe cops just don't take, toke, or smoke anything they're not supposed to.

Alcohol-Related Incidents Involving L.A. Sheriff Deputies On the Rise

June 23, 2010
There were 33 incidents between January and May, an increase over the same period in 2009, the Office of Independent Review found. Several of the incidents involved deputies who were drinking while on duty.

Compton Leaders Hope To Reestablish Police Department

June 2, 2010
Compton council members voted Tuesday to sever ties with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department that has overseen a precipitous drop in the murder rate.

California Deputy Stops Shooting Rampage

May 6, 2010
The gunman had doused areas of the home with gasoline. He shot five of the 10 residents of the home before the deputy shot the gunman, who carried an AK-47 rifle. Residents of the home were reportedly jumping out of the upstairs windows.

Going Beyond Suppression Patrols To Eradicate Gangs

April 26, 2010
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Sgt. Curtis Jackson pioneered a different way to attack gangs. Instead of using "show of force" suppression patrols, Jackson relied on intelligent tactics.

Go Rhino Skid Plates Tested by L.A. County Sheriff's Department

April 21, 2010
The heavy gauge steel construction protects vehicle undercarriage from costly damage.

Los Angeles LEOs 'Fight' for Cancer Research

April 13, 2010
Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies squared off against their LAPD brethren during "Fight for Life" boxing matches that ultimately raised $50,000 for cancer research.

Foot Pursuits: A Runaway Policy?

March 18, 2010
What exactly was this "new bar" for performance? How was one to be evaluated against it? And was this really a new policy to follow?
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