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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.

L.A. Sheriff Gets $56.7 Million To Replace Helicopter Fleet

June 9, 2010
The existing patrol fleet will be replaced by at least 12, but likely 14, Eurocopter A350 Astar craft. A trio of Sikorsky craft will continue to be used for search and rescue.

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.

Rating the 2010 Patrol Cars

April 14, 2010
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department completed its annual evaluation of police vehicles and released separate reports on the motorcycles and patrol cars that POLICE Magazine obtained. We've given you the motorcycle evaluation. Now get ready for the patrol cars.

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.

Buying Surveillance Cars at Dealer Auctions

March 22, 2010
When the fleet manager for the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department needs to replenish the agency's fleet of surveillance cars, he uses a method that other LE agencies may not know exists: He buys the cars at private dealer auctions.

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?

L.A. County Sheriff: Budget Woes Make Prisoner Release 'Inevitable'

March 4, 2010
Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca said Wednesday it was "inevitable" that nonviolent inmates in county jails would be released early if the budget crisis persists.

Los Angeles County Sheriff Considers Steep Budget Cuts

March 3, 2010
Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca is considering moving hundred of administrative deputies to patrol duties, cut overtime pay and downsize the Pitchess Detention Center.

L.A. County Sheriff Releases 2010 Motorcycle Evaluation

February 19, 2010
Police riders evaluated five 2009/2010 model year motorcycles from Harley-Davidson, Honda, and BMW.

Los Angeles County Sheriff To Deputies: Be More Cautious During Pursuits

February 18, 2010
Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca has told his deputies to exercise more caution when pursuing armed suspects and call for backup.

When This Guy Says He Wants Someone Decisive, Believe Him

December 8, 2009
"I thank God my partner had the balls to do what he had to do," he said. "I'd rather he take [the shot at me] than hesitate and get me or both of us killed. He's my partner, and any guys that are Monday morning quarterbacking the guy can kiss my ass."
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