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Holiday Toy Drive For Local Kids in Need. Donated Toys Welcome at Any Los Angeles County Sheriff's Station.
Each year, sworn and civilian employees, and volunteers, of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department donate thousands of toys to children and families during the holidays. Generous members of the public, businesses and charities also contribute annually and boost the number of toys, food, clothing, and personal item donations.
LASD Arrests 15 Following Prostitution Sting Operation, Los Angeles County
In an on-going effort to combat human trafficking, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) successfully conducted a “John Sting” operation on Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at Pacific Boulevard and Olive Street, Unincorporated Walnut Park.
Sheriff McDonnell stops by KTLA5 Morning show to discuss future plans for the Sheriff’s Department
Friday, December 5, 2014
L.A. County Citizens Can Now File Limited Incident Reports Online, 24/7
Beginning December 2, 2014, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will accept limited property-related reports online. The Sheriff’s Online Reporting and Tracking System (SORTS) has been created for the convenience of the public we serve. Citizens can submit these reports via computer or a smartphone 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Sheriff Jim McDonnell and Santa Claus Visit Children’s Early Education Center in East Los Angeles
Santa Claus made an appearance at the Brooklyn Avenue Early Education Center in East Los Angeles on Tuesday, December 16, 2014, and handed out toys to over 150 excited boys and girls.


Press Releases



Shooting Death Investigation, 11100 blk S. Western Av., Los Angeles (Co.) - LASD Homicide (Log 195)
Sheriff's Homicide detectives responded to the 11100 block of South Western Avenue, unincorporated Los Angeles, to investigate the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a male adult.
Deputy Involved (Hit) Shooting Rosemead Boulevard/Shenandoah Street, Pico Rivera - LASD Homicide (Log 194)
Sheriff's Homicide detectives responded to Rosemead Boulevard and Shenandoah Street, Pico Rivera, to investigate the circumstances surrounding a deputy-involved (hit) shooting.
Shooting Death Investigation, 10800 blk S. Western Av, Los Angeles (Co.) - LASD Homicide, Log 192
Sheriff's Homicide detectives responded to the 10800 block of South Western Avenue, unincorporated Los Angeles, to investigate the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a male adult.
Death Investigation, 900 blk N. Lincoln Av, Montebello - LASD Homicide (Log 191)
Sheriff's Homicide Detectives responded to the 900 block of North Lincoln Avenue, Montebello, to assist Montebello Police Department investigate the circumstances surrounding the discovery of human remains.
Shooting Death Investigation, 1900 blk 71st St, Los Angeles (Co.) - LASD Homicide, Log 190
Sheriff's Homicide Detectives responded to the 1900 block of 71st Street, unincorporated Los Angeles, to investigate the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a male adult.


Crime Information and Prevention News



Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Malibu/Lost Hills Station, DUI / CDL Checkpoints planned for 02/21/14. Drive Sober & Choose Your Ride Home
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Malibu/Lost Hills Station will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday, February 21, 2014, in the City of Malibu between the hours of 7:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m.
LASD Traffic Services Detail DUI/CDL Checkpoint, City of Carson, Friday, February 7, 2014, Nets 20 Arrests
Personnel from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Traffic Services Detail conducted a DUI/DL Checkpoint on Friday, February 7, 2014, as part of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department commitment to public safety.
177 DUI arrests by L.A. County policing agencies Sun-Mon. Avoid 100 Policing Agencies #DriveSober
SUPER BOWL DUI CRACKDOWN – RESULTS
LASD’s Traffic Services DUI / CDL Checkpoint, Carson, Friday, January 24, 2014, Nets 17 Arrests
Personnel from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Traffic Services Detail conducted a DUI/DL Checkpoint on Friday, January 24, 2014, as part of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department commitment to public safety.
LASD DUI /CDL Jan. Checkpoints in Bellflower Carson Lynwood Norwalk West Hollywood #DriveSober & #ChooseYourRideHome
Driving Under the Influence/Driver’s License (DUI/CDL) Checkpoints are conducted by deputies with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department on a regular basis.


Videos and Podcasts



On Thursday, July 12, 2012, Sheriff Baca announced the destruction of over 8,000 weapons confiscated from criminals in Los Angeles County.
This three-day relay run consists of 59 legs, each approximately 4 to 10 miles in length, totaling 339 miles overall. The relay run began at the Sherman Block Sheriff's Headquarters Building and travel to each mainland sheriff's station, ending at Altadena Sheriff's Station on Sunday...
Sergeant Mankini of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Commercial Crimes Bureau sits down with Time Warner's Brad Pomerance to discuss how people can protect themselves from ID Theft. Sergeant Mankini also discusses a Document Shredding event to Help Fight...
On Tuesday, April 10th, 2012, at approximately 10:30 am, Sheriff Lee Baca accompanied by Dr. James Austin and the American Civil Liberties Union, discussed the findings of Dr. Austin’s Report on the Los Angeles County Jail System. This much...
January 11, 2012: On Monday, January 9, 2012, at approximately 5:19 PM, Lakewood Sheriff’s Station deputies received a call of a disturbance at a bus stop located at Artesia Boulevard and Lakewood Boulevard in the city of Bellflower.


 
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