LASD: In the News

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August 3, 2018


Music Director for United Nations Composes Inspirational Song for LASD Ceremonies 

Robin DiMaggio, musical director to the United Nations and The Arsenio Hall Show, gave an amazing gift to the LA County Sheriff’s Department: The agency’s own theme song called “In Service.”


Carson Deputy Makes Headlines After Wowing The Crowd With National Night Out Performance

Although #NNO2018 is less than a week away, some of our station’s couldn’t wait. Check out Carson Sheriff's Station Deputy Diaz serenade the residents of City of Carson, CA. Remember #NNO is Tuesday 08-07-18. 


Compton Deputy Makes Video Reaching Out to Kids in Compton with Hopes of Joining Law Enforcement Profession

Listen to Deputy Latasha Walker share her story of resilience in the Compton neighborhood she was raised in, and now patrols. Remember….. be unapologetically you and do the right thing!


Identity Theft Task Force Detective Sheds Light on Dangers of Dating Apps After Female Unknowingly Meets Up With Attempted Murder Suspect

A New York City woman who dated the 27-year-old suspected murderer whom police believe used dating apps to target his victims said he seemed like a "dream guy" at first, but that facade eventually faded when he allegedly attacked her six months later.


Cool Video Shows How Solid Partnership Between Compton YAL and "Bridge to Skate" Results in Positive Influence Over Community's Youth

Recently, the Compton Sheriff's Youth Activities League (YAL) partnered with Bridge to Skate and Nike SB to take some of our Compton youth to different parts of the county for the 'Go Skate Day'. 


Podcast: Sheriff McDonnell Discusses Body Cameras, Tattoos, Hiring Behind Department Vacancies, and Upcoming Transformation of Men's Central Jail 

Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell is back for his quarterly AirTalk visit.