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May 3, 2019


LA County Sheriff's Department Investigates Homicide, After Off-Duty LAPD Attempts to Detain Suspect

Authorities are searching for a suspect after a man was shot and killed inside a car wash in South Los Angeles Friday morning. As the suspect was attempting to get away, an off-duty LAPD officer who was at the scene tried detaining him and shot at the suspect.


Two LA County Deputies Recognized for Saving Baby Left Home Alone While Mother Attempted Suicide

After saving the life of a woman who had attempted to jump in front of a train, deputies learned that she had left her 18-month old child home alone. 


Emotional Radio Traffic Recording to Honor Deputy David March, 17 Years After His Murder

Seventeen years ago today, heaven gained an angel who wore a star badge. It is an honor for the men and women of Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department to remember Deputy David March and continue to carry out his humble goal of serving the County of Los Angeles, each and every day.


5 Officers Killed in the Line of Duty Recognized During Unveiling of Compton Sheriff's Station Memorial Wall

On April 30, Compton Station had an unveiling ceremony for the long deserved memorial wall honoring officers who died in the line of duty serving their city. Since its incorporation in 1888, the City of Compton has been serviced by two law enforcement agencies. In more than 100 years of law enforcement services, five members have made the ultimate sacrifice.


First Person POV as Malibu Search and Rescue Deputies Rappel Family Trapped at Falls

Last Sunday 4 deputies from the Malibu Search and Rescue Team responded to Escondido Falls to rescue mom, dad & daughter, who were stuck 450 ft above the base of the fall. MSAR performed 3 separate rappelling cliffhanger operations to get them to safety. No injuries, family is doing great!


Captain Ed Ramirez Gets the Call to Become New Captain of West Hollywood Station

Ramirez has nearly 30 years of law enforcement experience. Said West Hollywood Mayor John D’Amico, “This promotion is welcome news. Public safety is job one and Captain Ramirez is a law enforcement veteran who is highly regarded by our community and knows West Hollywood and its unique challenges." 


LASD and Other Agencies Within Joint Terrorism Task Force Thwart Plan Intended to Detonate Shrapnel Bomb During Long Beach Rally

A U.S. Army veteran who wanted revenge for attacks on Muslims around the globe was planning to detonate a bomb at a Long Beach rally this past weekend before he was intercepted by law enforcement officials.

Sheriff Swearing In