LASD: In the News

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June 29, 2018


Determined Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Detective Tracks Down Stolen Baseball Glove

The theft of a glove won't normally make headlines or garner a ton of police investigative time, but when a dogged detective found a special edition Derek Jeter glove left behind at a local Ralphs and returned it to its rightful owner, the family was incredulous.


LASD Search and Rescue Volunteer Has Helped to Raise $136K for Cancer Research

Mike Leum, a volunteer search and rescue deputy and an anonymous bone marrow donor, is one person that has been affected by cancer more than once. For the last five years, Leum has swam in 40 degree water from Alcatraz to San Francisco, all in efforts of raising money for cancer research.


Compton Sheriff's CoHost Community Event for Youth

 Our Compton Explorers & YAL joined Children Striving Together (CST) to host their 5th annual Day in the Park/Carnival Style at the Youth Activities League (YAL) center.


Lancaster Deputy Rescues Small Kitten from Freeway Overpass

Our Deputies have countless examples of care and compassion. Whether it is helping one of our residents on a call for service - or a lost kitten dangerously close to the edge of a freeway overpass.


At-Risk Kids Challenged with Keeping Up in School, Rewarded with Scuba Lessons Alongside LASD's YAL

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Industry Station S.H.A.R.K. program, or Sheriff's High Adventure for Responsible Kids, trains vulnerable teens to scuba dive in the Pacific Ocean. In exchange, participants must maintain their G.P.A. and school attendance.


LASD Partners with LACo Fire and City of Santa Clarita on Firework Safety

A fireworks safety campaign to inform residents that illegal fireworks are dangerous. LASD will also be conducting multiple fireworks operations between now and the Fourth of July.