Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department

LA County Jails Closed To Visitors After Inmate Briefly EscapesAll Los Angeles County jails are closed to visitors on Saturday and Sunday to allow for a review of security practices in visiting areas after a prisoner briefly escaped from the Men's Central Jail on Friday afternoon.
Newly Minted LA County Sheriff's Deputy Revives Man On 210 FreewayA man is in stable condition on Friday after being found at the scene of a car crash on Wednesday without a pulse by a Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputy who was just two weeks into the job.
Deputies Arrests Ex-Boyfriend Of Monrovia Woman Found Dead In Her Car Los Angeles County Sheriff’s detectives on Thursday arrested a man in connection with the death of a 31-year-old Monrovia woman whose body was bound in her car in June, authorities said. The man is the ex-boyfriend of the victim.
El Monte Man Who Died After Police Struggle IdentifiedA 44-year-old El Monte man who became unresponsive and then died after being handcuffed by police on Saturday for allegedly stealing an American flag and a flagpole in Irwindale was identified on Thursday as Oscar Ruiz.
Retired LA County Sheriff's Captain Makes Plea Deal In Federal Corruption ProbeA retired Los Angeles County sheriff’s captain charged with obstructing a federal probe into corruption in the county jails will plead guilty Wednesday to a lesser charge.
Ex-LA County Sheriff's Captain To Plead Guilty In Corruption CaseWilliam Carey, the retired Los Angeles County sheriff's captain whose job was to root out misconduct, has agreed to plea guilty in a sweeping corruption case.
Couple Accused Of Aiming Laser Pointer At Sheriff's HelicopterA couple has been arrested after a laser was allegedly pointed at a Los Angeles County sheriff's helicopter during a training exercise.
Pair Accused Of Pointing Laser At Sheriff’s Chopper Arrested In Agoura HillsAuthorities say two people accused of aiming a laser pointer at a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s helicopter have been arrested.
Detectives Investigate Maywood ShootingLos Angeles County Sheriff’s homicide detectives were investigating the scene of a Maywood shooting on Friday afternoon.
Authorities Continue Dig For Missing Person In San Gabriel Valley BackyardFollowing up on a tip, Los Angeles County Sheriff's detectives and personnel from the Los Angeles County Coroner's office were digging for human remains in the backyard of a residential home in the San Gabriel Valley on Thursday.
L.A. Sheriff's Deputy Wants More Women To Enter Law EnforcementSheila Brown, a senior deputy at the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, says women should not shy away from seeking and securing mutually-benefiting jobs in law enforcement.
2 Men Arrested After Shots Fired At Deputies In ComptonTwo men who led officials on a brief car chase and exchanged gunfire with sheriff's deputies on Friday night in Compton have been arrested.