LASD: In the News

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September 28, 2018


Sheriff's Department Launches Firearms Safety Campaign Aimed at Getting Owners of Firearms to Keep Them Secure

"If they're not secure, they're not safe"- Sheriff McDonnell


ELA Deputy Shot in Torso Marks Third LASD Deputy-Involved Shooting in Less Than a Week

"This is the third deputy-involved shooting in less than a week. In all three cases, there were tremendous acts of selflessness of putting themselves in between the threat and the communities they serve," McDonnell said.


Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and Other Agencies Participate in Federal Task Force Working to Defend L.A. Against Nuclear Threats 

Equipment used to scan for radiation are just some of the tools made possible by grant money issued to “Secure the City”


Officials Warn That Risk Takers Trying to Get that Killer Social Media Selfie are Putting Themselves in Unnecessary Danger

Search and Rescue teams conducted 681 rescue missions last year alone- up 40% from previous years.



Repelling From a Super Puma Onto a Moving Boat As a Rescue Operation? That's SEB For You!

SEB conducting vessel to aircraft transfers with the US Navy.


Sheriff McDonnell: Gun Safety Press Conference

Sheriff Jim McDonnell and the Women Against Gun Violence announce a bold public service announcement campaign that depicts the potential consequences of improperly stored guns.


LASD's POP Team (Pullover Protocol) Aims to Reduce Deputy's Risk and Driver's Anxiety During Traffic Stop

The Pullover Protocol(POP) team, has a sincere interest in connecting young drivers with info that will help them & Deputies be safe.