Los Angeles County Sheriff

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Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Employees Honored For Heroic Actions

Dozens of Sheriff’s department employees and a U.S. Forest Service firefighter were honored Wednesday for heroic actions that saved the lives of others.

03/25/2015

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3-Vehicle Crash In Lancaster Injures 7

A three-vehicle crash left seven people injured, three of them critically, at Challenger Way and Avenue J-8 in Lancaster, authorities said.

03/18/2015

Deputy Jenna Underwood-Nunez (credit: CBS)

LA County Sheriff’s Deputy Awarded Medal Of Valor

A Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy was given the Medal of Valor by Vice President Joe Biden Wednesday for saving a teenager from drowning.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/11/2015

The murder of a woman in Compton Thursday is under investigation. (credit: CBS)

Suspect At Large After Woman Is Fatally Shot In Compton

Authorities say a murder suspect is at large following the fatal shooting of a woman in Compton.

12/25/2014

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McDonnell Sworn In As 32nd Sheriff Of LA County

Jim McDonnell Monday was sworn in as head of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/01/2014

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Phone Scam Originating In LA Targeting People Nationwide

A months-old phone scam that originated in Los Angeles is now targeting people across the country.

11/21/2014

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Jim McDonnell The First Outsider To Be Elected LA County Sheriff In 100 Years

Voters again chose Long Beach police Chief Jim McDonnell to serve as Los Angeles County’s next sheriff in Tuesday’s runoff election against retired Undersheriff and Gardena Mayor Paul Tanaka.

11/04/2014

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Jim McDonnell, Paul Tanaka To Square Off In Tuesday’s Runoff Election

Interim Los Angeles County Sheriff John Scott threw his support behind Long Beach Police Chief Jim McDonnell to take over as sheriff.

10/29/2014

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Stephen Collins Under Investigation In 1983 Crime Involving Girl, 13

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department confirmed Wednesday that it is investigating actor Stephen Collins for a crime against a 13-year-old girl 31 years ago.

10/15/2014

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1 Wounded In East LA Deputy-Involved Shooting

A deputy-involved shooting was under investigation Wednesday in East Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/08/2014

Johnny Martinez was shot by deputies on Saturday evening in Florence. (credit: the Martinez family)

Suspect Fatally Wounded In Deputy-Involved Shooting In Los Angeles

The shooting occurred just before 7 p.m. Saturday on the 1100 block of 75th Street.

10/04/2014

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Former LA County Sheriff’s Deputy Pleads Not Guilty To Child Porn Charges

A former Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy pleaded not guilty Wednesday to two felony child pornography charges.

09/10/2014

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Mayor Eric Garcetti Throws His Support Behind McDonnell In LA County Sheriff’s Race

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti will join a long list of local and state officials in endorsing Long Beach police Chief Jim McDonnell for Los Angeles County sheriff.

09/09/2014

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2 Deputies, County Officer Injured In Separate Car Accidents

Two deputies and a county officer are recovering Tuesday from injuries they suffered in accidents overnight.

08/26/2014

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Detectives Investigating Santa Clarita Burglary Want To Speak To Couple In ‘Selfie’

Authorities are interested in speaking to a couple in a “selfie” uploaded to the cloud storage account of a woman whose Santa Clarita home was ransacked.

08/20/2014

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