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Part of the "Three Weeks in January" exhibit downtown LA. (credit: CBS)

Rape Suspect Leads Police On 100-Mile Pursuit

Police pursued a 23-year-old rape suspect from Temecula to Barstow — about 100 miles — before arresting him Saturday.


Mark Berndt (credit: CBS)

Sheriff’s Dept.: Berndt Investigated On Abuse Charges Nearly 20 Years Ago

KNX 1070′s investigative reporter Charles Feldman reports the county sheriff’s department has confirmed that it did investigate Mark Berndt in 1994.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–02/02/2012

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Mystery Man Allegedly Molested Girl At Puente Hills Department Store

The Los Angeles County Sheriff is asking for the public’s help identifying a man who allegedly molested an 11-year-old girl while standing in line at a Ross Dress For Less department store.


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Violent Crime Drops 13.8 Percent In Los Angeles County

Violent crime dropped 13.8 percent in Los Angeles County last year, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/11/2012


Deputy Fatally Shoots Rosemead Woman

A sheriff’s deputy in Rosemead Wednesday fatally shot a woman wielding a hammer.


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East LA Neighborhood Evacuated After Bomb Scare

Sheriff’s deputies evacuated a neighborhood in the City Terrace area of East LA Wednesday night after receiving reports of an explosive device spotted in a vehicle.



Deputies Debut GPS Tagging System To Map Crime Scenes, Evidence

Criminals who try to toss evidence from their vehicle while running from the law will no longer be able to do so with GeoTag.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–12/16/2011

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‘Citizen Patriotism’ Credited For Plunge In Violent Crime Rate In LA County

Thousands of civilian volunteers are helping to put a serious dent in the county crime rate, according to the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–12/07/2011

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Deputy Patrol Cars To Be Outfitted With ID Technology Used In Iraq

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies are getting some high-tech equipment for their patrol cars.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/06/2011

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Injuries Reported After Deputy Crashes Patrol Car Into Vehicle In West Hollywood

WEST HOLLYWOOD (CBS) — Paramedics rushed a man and a woman to an area hospital after a two-vehicle crash Saturday involving a sheriff’s department patrol car in West Hollywood. The sheriff’s sergeant was the lone occupant […]


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Raytheon To Arm LASD Patrol Cars With Military-Style Technology

Technology perfected on the battlefields of Iraq will soon see its way into patrol cars of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.


Timothy Smith (CBS)

Attorney: Deputies Assaulted Bipolar, Diabetic Inmate After Meds Denied

New allegations of abuse in Los Angeles County jails surfaced Thursday as part of an federal investigation into charges of deputy brutality and other misconduct.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/20/2011

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Report: 30 LA County Deputies ‘Disciplined Or Fired’ Since ’09 For Jail Abuses

The report released Thursday also offered a number of recommendations to cut down on abuses in Los Angeles County jails.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–10/13/2011

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Deputy Patrols Credited For Drop In Santa Clarita, Malibu Crime

Overall criminal activity has declined by more than 12.5 percent in the first nine months of 2011 compared with the same period last year.


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Sheriff’s Dept. Credits Civilian Volunteers For Drop In Violent Crime

Violent crime has dropped significantly so far this year — but law enforcement officials give much of the credit for the decline to its civilian partners.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–09/09/2011