LASD: In the News

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August 10, 2018


Law Enforcement and Their Communities Join Forces Across the Nation During 35th Annual National Night Out

The 35th National Night Out kicked off Tuesday with more than 35 million people gathering in about 16,000 communities all over the country to celebrate unity and success in fighting crime.


Compton Deputy Rafer Owens Shares Belief That Growing Up in the City He Now Patrols  Helps Him Connect With the People

"If we can get everyone to know one or two police your neighborhood, then things will change... because now we're on a first name basis...wait, ARE YOU TAPING ME?!"


LASD's SEB Team Talks Cliff Faces and Roter Wash During Dangerous Mutual Aid Rescue Request

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Special Enforcement Bureau responded to an urgent "mutual aid request" and performed a daring rescue of a stranded hiker from a narrow canyon.


LASD Assists in Arrest of 2 Men Accused of Starting Brush Fire Near Glendora

The Morris Fire, which burned about a quarter acre, was reported shortly before 3 a.m. near the dam off San Gabriel Canyon Road, north of Glendora. It was quickly contained, and no injuries were reported.


Malibu/Lost Hills Sheriff's Summer Beach Team in Full Swing

The #LASD has been providing a 'Tradition of Service' to our beach communities for many years. Here is an example of the work done during the summer season in our Malibu area. 


Detectives Looking for Driver That Struck Deputy on Bicycle Patrol at Universal City Walk

The collision was reported shortly before midnight near the Buca di Beppo restaurant at Universal CityWalk, according to a spokesperson for the sheriff's West Hollywood station. The suspect drove away after the impact. The deputy was transported to a hospital where she was listed in stable condition.


Suspect Arrested After Taking Deputies Through South LA During Wild Pursuit and Foot Chase

A suspected car thief is under arrest after leading authorities on a wild chase that was caught on camera in South Los Angeles.