Christmas Eve, 1941: End Of Watch for Badge 510, Altadena Deputy David Larimer
Each Christmas Eve, Altadena deputies don ties as they remember one of their own, who died 70 years ago Saturday.
Stop Hate and Respect Everyone- SHARE Tolerance Program wins Peace Officers Award for Innovation
The S.H.A.R.E. Tolerance Program was developed by Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Region I personnel to positively impact the estimated 8,000 hate crimes occurring annually within Los Angeles County.
The Sacrifice of Deputy Charlene Rottler
On January 3, 2010, retired Deputy Sheriff Charlene “Charlie” Rottler, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, died from injuries she sustained while working on patrol at Altadena Sheriff's Station.
Palmdale Sheriff's Station Receives International Award, With South Los Angeles & Crescenta Valley Stations Winning 2nd & 3rd...
April 22, 2011: Palmdale Sheriff's Station Captain Bobby Denham recently returned from a Global Conference in Amritsar, Punjab, India where Palmdale Station was the recipient of an international award for their achievements as a Citizen-Centric organization...
Chief Roberta Abner was honored at the LA Police Reserve Foundation’s Twice A Citizen Event
Chief Roberta Abner of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department was honored at the Los Angeles Police Reserve Foundation’s Twice A Citizen event on Saturday, April 2, 2011, at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library.400 Presidential Drive, Simi Valley
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Did You Know?
At least 62 different languages are spoken by the culturally diverse employees and volunteers of the LASD.
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department patrol personnel alone comprise the nation’s seventh largest patrol policing force.
The LASD has 23 patrol stations and dozens of sub-stations for 40 contract cities and 140 unincorporated communities, plus scores of sub-stations policing transit, parks, hospitals, county buildings, and community colleges
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is the sole patrol policing agency for over 4 million of the county’s 10 million plus residents.
Only 33 of the world’s countries have more people than the State of California.
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 has every specialized unit a U.S. law enforcement agency can utilize, including over 72 distinct units of assignment.
The LASD has over 18,000 budgeted employees, 10,000 sworn and 8,000 civilian personnel, plus over 830 reserve deputies, 420 youth explorers, and over 4,000 civilian volunteers - the largest program in the nation
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