89% of the General Public Favor Use of LASD’s Unmanned Aircraft System
Following a request from the Sheriff’s Civilian Oversight Commission, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) recently completed an online survey regarding the use of its Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS).
Sheriff's Department Appeals the Brady List Decision Issued by the State Court
In an internal statement to members of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Sheriff Jim McDonnell outlined that the Department would seek further legal clarity on its obligations to conform to the U.S. Supreme Court’s Brady decision.
Violent, Property and Part I crimes increases in LASD area during the sixth month of 2017 compared to the same time period in 2016. Overall, the 5-year increase in Violent crime continues.
119 pages of details showing preliminary reported crime statistics for the unincorporated communities and 42 contract cities policed by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department can be found at www.lasd.org.
Sheriff McDonnell Announces Deployment of Narcan® Anti-Opioid Nasal Spray to First Responding Patrol Deputies for Use in Aiding Suspected Overdose Emergencies
On a daily basis, law enforcement personnel are the first to arrive at the scene of a medical emergency. Many of these patients are suffering opioid overdose emergencies and require immediate assistance. Unfortunately, an average of 91 people per day nationwide become fatal statistics from prescription opioid overdose because they did not receive care during critical moments.
Sheriff’s Department Members Don Running Gear in Support of the 2017 Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) members donned their running gear and took on a rapid pace as they ran to raise money for Special Olympics Southern California (SOSC).
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