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LA County Sheriff: Prop. 47 A ‘Significant’ Reason For Increase In Crime

Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell says a recent change in law that makes certain drug and property crimes misdemeanors instead of felonies is a “significant” reason for an increase in county crime.


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LA County Sheriff Candidates Want Paul Tanaka Out Over Federal Corruption Probe

The fallout from the revelation that one of the leading candidates is the subject of a federal investigation was very much in evidence at a candidate forum in Porter Ranch Tuesday night.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/20/2014

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Report: LA County Sheriff Candidate Paul Tanaka Is Subject Of Criminal Investigation

Paul Tanaka, a major candidate for Los Angeles County Sheriff, was under fire Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/20/2014

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Following Rescue, Trapped Hikers Cited For Engaging In Unsafe Activities

Four hikers who were stranded overnight in a remote area of Malibu Creek State Park were cited Sunday for engaging in unsafe recreation activities after being rescued.


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OC Undersheriff Appointed Interim LA County Sheriff As Baca Prepares To Retire

Orange County Undersheriff John Scott has been appointed the interim sheriff for LA County as Sheriff Lee Baca prepares to retire this week.


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Elderly Female Pedestrian Killed In Lakewood

A female pedestrian believed to be in her 80s was killed in Lakewood Sunday trying to cross a busy street and catch a bus, according to a LA County sheriff’s lieutenant.



Ex-Beauty Queen Sues LA Sheriff’s For Busting Her In The Buff

A former miss Nevada is suing the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s department alleging deputies burst through her apartment last November and forced her out of her bed at gunpoint while naked.


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LA County Sheriff’s Sergeant Accused Of Stealing Thousands From Drug Investigations

A sergeant with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has been arrested on suspicion of stealing thousands of dollars from drug investigations.


Sheriff’s Deputy Allegedly Found Parked With Teenage Girl In San Fernando

Police say a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy was arrested early Thursday after he was found in a parked car with a 15-year-old girl at 2 a.m.


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Sheriff’s Detectives Seek Help Locating Missing Carson Man

The LA County Sheriff’s Department is seeking the public’s help in locating a 23-year-old man who went missing Tuesday.


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LA County Sheriff’s Bloodhound Credited With Helping To Sniff Out A Criminal

A Los Angeles County Sheriff bloodhound is credited with helping to sniff out a criminal.


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3 Arrested And $250K In Counterfeit iPhone Parts Seized

Authorities say three people were arrested and more than $250,000 in counterfeit iPhone parts seized in Covina, Walnut and Rowland Heights.



East LA Community Rallies Behind Injured Deputy

A community is rallying behind a LA County Sheriff’s deputy that was wounded in the line of duty in January.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/14/2011

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Court Rules Ex-Inmate Can Sue LA County Sheriff

A federal appeals court has ruled that a former jail inmate can sue the Los Angeles County sheriff over claims that he was stabbed in a racially motivated attack that was encouraged by deputies.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/11/2011