Los Angeles Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk
REGISTRAR OFFICE: registration of voters, maintenance of voter files, conduct of federal, state, local and special elections and the verification of initiative, referendum and recall petitions.
RECORDER'S OFFICE: records legal documents identifing ownership of real property; maintains files of birth, death and marriage records for Los Angeles County.
COUNTY CLERK: functions include: marriage license issuance, the performance of civil marriage ceremonies, fictitious business name filings and indexing, qualification and registration of notaries and miscellaneous statutory issuance of oaths and filings.
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Los Angeles County Probation Department
The Probation Department serves all the municipal and superior courts of the County. Its services to the community include recommending sanctions to the court, enforcing court orders, operating correctional institutions, incarcerating delinquents, assisting victims and providing corrective assistance to individuals in conflict with the law
Los Angeles County District Attorney
The District Attorney of Los Angeles County is the lawyer for the people, a non-partisan official who is elected every four years. The District Attorney’s Office prosecutes felony crimes throughout Los Angeles County. Deputy district attorneys also prosecute misdemeanor crimes in unincorporated areas and in 78 of the 88 County cities.
The Superior Court of California - County of Los Angeles
Evolving from its Spanish provincial past over two hundred years ago, the Los Angeles Judicial System has grown and developed into an organization that provides services to the largest metropolitan area in the State of California. The Superior Court provides services to over 10 million residents who live and work throughout the 4,084 square miles of Los Angeles County.
Los Angeles County Public Defender
The Public Defender is a law office established and funded by the County of Los Angeles. The attorneys and other staff employed by the office render legal services to individuals who are accused of public offenses, and who cannot afford to retain the services of a private attorney.
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The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, in conjunction with the Los Angeles Police Department, operates the Hertzberg-Davis Forensic Science Center (Crime Lab) at California State University, Los Angeles
The jail Food Services Unit for The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department produces 88,000 meals a day
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department provides provides court security, bailiffs, lock-up, judicial process service and enforcement for the Nation’s largest county court system (Superior Court of Los Angeles) which has
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has the Nation’s largest intergovernmental service agreement for housing Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainees (over 1,300) at the Mira Loma Detention Center
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is the largest community college policing agency in the nation (nine campuses of the L.A. Community College District, which serves more than 130,000 students).
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is the nation’s largest contract policing agency patrolling 40 of the county’s 88 cities, as well as the 90 unincorporated county areas.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has every specialized unit a U.S. law enforcement agency can utilize, including over 72 distinct units of assignment.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department operates on a budget of $2.5 billion per year.
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