Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department

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Deputies Spread Holiday Cheer With Special Toy Delivery

Deputies spread holiday cheer Tuesday by delivering toys to children in East Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/16/2014

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LA Sheriff Agrees To Oversight Of Jails To Settle Abuse Lawsuit

The nation’s largest sheriff’s department agreed to federal court oversight and will adopt a new use-of-force policy to settle a class-action lawsuit brought by jail inmates who said they were beaten by guards.

12/16/2014

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LA Co. Sheriff’s Deputy Injured In Motorcycle Crash

A Los Angeles County motorcycle deputy was injured Wednesday morning in a crash on Topanga Canyon Road.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/10/2014

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Supervisors Approve Creation Of Sheriff’s Civilian Oversight Commission

The county’s Board of Supervisors approved the creation of a civilian oversight commission for the Sheriff’s Department Tuesday.

12/09/2014

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Agreement: L.A. Jails To Improve Wheelchair Access

A federal judge has given initial approval to an agreement that requires the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department to improve conditions in its jails for inmates using wheelchairs and others with impaired mobility.

11/25/2014

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4 People Sickened At Apparent Drug Lab In Palmdale

An apparent drug lab was busted on Saturday night in Palmdale, but not before four people, including three Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies, became ill.

11/22/2014

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Officers Shut Down Illegal Street Race In Carson

Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies and California Highway patrol officers shut down an illegal street race at 190th and Figueroa streets early Saturday morning, the latest example of a growing problem in several Southland communities.

11/15/2014

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Former LA County Sheriff’s Deputy Sentenced For Taking Bribes For Fixing Traffic Tickets

A former sheriff’s deputy was sentenced Tuesday to community service and probation for receiving bribes in exchange for fixing traffic tickets, officials from the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office said.

11/04/2014

Shirley Mitchell was last seen walking near her home on Monday. (credit: LA County Sheriff's Department)

Public Asked To Be On Lookout For Missing 74-Year-Old Woman

Shirley Mitchell suffers from dementia and authorities said she is easily confused.

10/29/2014

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Coroner IDs Man Killed In El Monte Car-To-Car Shooting

The driver whose shooting death precipitated a a multi-vehicle crash on East Garvey Avenue on Tuesday has been identified by the Los Angeles County coroner’s office.

10/24/2014

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LA County Sheriff’s Deputies To Train On 300-Degree Use-Of-Force Simulator

Deputies with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will soon begin training on what officials say is the world’s most realistic use-of-force training simulator.

10/17/2014

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$30K Reward Offered In Murder Of Off Duty LASD Security Officer

A $30,000 reward was offered Monday for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for murdering a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Security Officer.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/06/2014

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Person Dies After Surface-Street Crash In Palmdale

An early morning crash killed at least one person Saturday at the intersection of Avenue S and Sierra Highway in the south end of Palmdale, authorities said.

09/27/2014

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6 Former Members Of LA County Sheriff’s Department Sentenced In Conspiracy To Hide FBI Jail Informant

Six former members of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s department were sentenced Tuesday to federal prison time for conspiring to foil a federal probe into deputy violence against inmates in county jails.

09/23/2014

A man has died after being stabbed at a home on Oaklawn Lane in Pico Rivera on Sept. 20, 2014. (credit: CBS)

Son Sought For Questioning After Father’s Stabbing Death

Authorities want to speak with the 17-year-old son of a man who was stabbed in his Pico Rivera home Saturday morning, and later died at an area hospital.

09/20/2014

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