Los Angeles County Sheriff
Authorities are investigating the death of a 54-year-old man who had to be rescued from underneath a Metro Red Line train at the North Hollywood station.
Los Angeles County Undersheriff Paul Tanaka has to face some tough questions concerning the abuse of inmates by deputies in the county jails.
Allegations and litigation continue to dog Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca, who has acknowledged being out of touch about problems in his jails and failing to reform his massive department that oversees the largest county jail system in the nation.
A Los Angeles sheriff’s deputy pleaded no contest Monday to smuggling drugs inside a burrito into a courthouse lockup.
The Men’s Central Jail, which has been long plagued by allegations of violence and abuse against inmates, could be closed by next year by releasing thousands of low-risk offenders into community supervision programs and upgrading existing facilities elsewhere.
A breakdown of communication between sheriff’s deputies and the Los Angeles County coroner’s office led to problems handling the remains of a woman who disappeared after her release from police custody, according to a report released Wednesday.
A woman was severely beaten and another slashed on her wrist in a 2 a.m. brawl outside a Carson bar involving a dozen women, a Los Angeles County sheriff’s lieutenant said.
Authorities say a sleepwalking 13-year-old boy broke his arm after falling out of a third-story window.
Authorities say they’ve arrested one of their own for trying to distribute cocaine in Men’s Central Jail.
Authorities say a gang member has been sentenced to six years in prison for robbing a 9-year-old girl of her puppy.
A top Los Angeles County sheriff’s official was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after being found stopped in the middle of the Foothill Freeway, passed out with her head on the steering wheel of her county car, according to reports.
Authorities say Monterey Park police fatally shot a man Monday who broke windows at a fast-food restaurant, then swung a 3-foot-long metal bar as he approached officers.
A former Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy will plead guilty to accepting a bribe in exchange for smuggling a cell phones, cigarettes and a note into the Men’s Central Jail.
A Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy used a bean-and-cheese burrito to smuggle heroin into a courthouse lockup, according to a grand jury indictment.
A Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy is facing several molestation charges after turning himself into authorities.