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August 31, 2018


CPR Enroute to the Hospital, Intersections Blocked- A Stellar Team of Deputies Save Baby Found Not Breathing

Sheriff's deputies are being hailed as heroes for rescuing a 9-month-old boy who was found not breathing during a traffic stop Monday evening in Lakewood.


RESPECT: West Hollywood Station's Deputy Rifkin Aiming to Return to Work in 8 Months Following Leg Amputation Due to Hit and Run Accident

Even after a horrific accident that cost him most of his leg, Los Angeles County sheriff's Deputy Garrett Rifkin says he is optimistic and fighting to get back to work. Rifkin says "I miss everything so my goal is to go back to work full duty."



LASD Lip Sync Challenge Video Falls Short of "W" in USA Today's West Coast Battle

LA County Sheriff's Department's Lip Sync Challenge video takes second place in USA Today's poll of most popular video. We must admit, Seattle PD killed it!


¿Hablan Espanol? LASD Karaoke Clip Puts LASD Espanol Social Media Pages on the Map

Check out the entertaining karaoke clip taking the internet by storm!


Just The Facts- Did You Know That Our Department Vacancy for Deputy Sheriffs Was Cut In Half This Year!?  

We are currently down 618 Deputy Sheriffs, as opposed to this time last year when we had 1,261 vacancies. LASD Recruitment Unit credited, in part, for the substantial strides that have been made. 


Cute Puppy Alert! LASD Deputies Remind You Not to Leave Your Dog in the Car- EVER! 

Here’s Bubblegum with some of her favorite LASD deputies, with an important reminder.


LASD's Youth Activities League Provides Kids With Opportunity to Compete in Youth Karate Nationals

Good Morning LA! We started off our morning to “EveryBody was Kung-Fu Fighting” & a couple trophies on the first match! LASD is very proud of our YAL Kids Karate Program. Today is the 15th Annual CA Youth Karate Nationals.