LASD: In the News

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February 8, 2019


Check This off the Bucket List: Foster Child Gets to Spend the Day with LASD SEB While Searching for His Forever Family

Meet Dane, a purposeful young boy with a lot of hope and a lot of promises. Dane is interested in the “rescue” side of law enforcement and wants to be a medic within the law enforcement context.


10-Year Old Florida Boy Dedicates One Mile of Half-Marathon to Slain Deputy Steven Belanger

Honoring Fallen LASD Deputy Steven Belanger with a tribute video made by Zechariah, Running for Heroes.  Zechariah is honoring Deputy Belanger by dedicating the 7th mile of this Sunday's "Daytona Beach Half Marathon" to honor him. He was a hero. Let us never forget his commitment to serve!


Sheriff Villanueva Sits Down With NBC's Conan Nolan to Discuss Recent LASD Related Topics

Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva, sworn in just two months ago, addresses questions posed by the LA Board of supervisors and the Los Angeles Times.


LA Regional Human Trafficking Bureau Lieutenant Discusses the Lures, Dangers, and Complexities of Sex Trafficking

Renee Eng speaks with LASD Lieutenant Scott Aikin from the Los Angeles Regional Human Trafficking Bureau about how law enforcement is aggressively going after suspects and rescuing victims in this community issue.


Heroes at Home: Special Enforcement Deputies Travel to Kenya for Training Detail, Return with Mission to Change Hundreds of Lives

Lieutenant Giandomenico and his elite team of SEB partners, decided to ramrod the fundraising efforts to provide a school for the children in Kenya that had impacted their own lives. "School of Angels" was built, providing a safe place of education for the students, as well as an economic boost for the local community.


Inmate Re-Captured Shortly After Escape, as LASD Utilizes Search Dogs

An inmate who escaped from a Castaic detention facility was found and recaptured after an hourslong search on Sunday.


Sheriff Swearing In