Convicted Felon Deonte Murray Charged In Compton Ambush Shooting Of 2 LA DeputiesDeonte Lee Murray, 36, pleaded not guilty to two counts each of attempted murder of a peace officer and possession of a firearm by a felon.
Judge Blocks Rehiring Of Caren Mandoyan, LASD Deputy Fired Over Domestic Violence AllegationsA judge Monday ruled against Sheriff Alex Villanueva in his attempt to reinstate a deputy fired over allegations of domestic violence.
LA Sheriff Alex Villanueva Says Calls For His Resignation From Local Officials Are 'Downright Un-American'Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva says calls for him to step down are "downright un-American" and has signaled he would not honor a subpoena from local officials.
Supervisors Join Civilian Oversight Commission Members In Calling On Sheriff Villanueva To ResignIn a prepared statement, the sheriff's department called the action of the commission "morally repugnant and emblematic of the political animosity of the politically-appointed commission."
LA County Sheriff Calls On LeBron James To 'Step Up To The Plate', Double Reward To Find Gunman In Deputy AmbushSheriff Alex Villanueva is challenging Lakers star LeBron James to contribute to efforts to find the gunman who shot two Los Angeles County deputies at point-blank range.
Villanueva: Internal Probe Into Fatal Shooting Of Dijon Kizzee By Deputies Nears EndSheriff Alex Villanueva said he hoped to have the investigation completed and the information made public in the next few days.
'Administrative Incompetence': Sheriff Villanueva Slams Inspector General Max Huntsman Over Allegations He Was Excluded From Dijon Kizzee AutopsyAccording to the sheriff, permission to be present at an autopsy is granted by the Los Angeles County Department of the Medical Examiner-Coroner and not the investigative agency.
'Move On, We Have': Villanueva Blasts Inspector General Over Letter To Board Of SupervisorsLos Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva Wednesday rebuked Inspector General Max Huntsman in a live virtual question-and-answer session with members of the public.
LASD Announces Permanent Ban On ICE TransfersAccording to Sheriff Alex Villanueva, the permanent ban was preceded by his "categorial rejection of the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program grant that essentially sold our undocumented inmate data base information for federal funds."
Sheriff Villanueva's Chief Of Staff Reassigned After Social Media Posts About Andres GuardadoThe sheriff's department said it has initiated an administrative investigation into John Burcher's online comments.
LA County Supervisors Push Sheriff Villanueva For Transparency On Deputy ShootingsThe L.A. County Board of Supervisors Tuesday approved a number of motions aimed at increasing transparency of investigations into fatal shootings by sheriff's deputies.