LASD: In the News

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May 24, 2019


50th Annual LA County Peace Officers’ Memorial Ceremony Serves as Reminder of Those Killed in the Line of Duty


Santa Clarita Sheriff's Detectives Search for Man Suspected of Exposing Himself

The victim filed a report with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Santa Clarita station, claiming that while meditating with her eyes closed along the trail, she felt someone yank her hair and when she opened her eyes a man was standing over her with his pants down, exposing himself while performing sex acts.


Personnel From Pico Rivero Sheriff's Station Run Memorial Torch Relay Run in Full Uniform

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies participated in the Memorial Torch Run on Friday, May 17, to honor law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty. Deputies from the Pico Station ran seven miles in full uniform (vest, gun belt, boots, etc.).


LASD Arrests Suspect After Driver of Stolen RV Takes Deputies on Wild Police Chase


Santa Clarita Student Arrested After Making Threats Against Local High School

A student has been detained for allegedly making threats of a shooting at La Mesa Junior High in Canyon Country, the sheriff's department said. The male student was detained for making verbal threats to shoot up the school.



Family Dog Missing After San Dimas Home Ransacked by Burglars

A San Dimas family is pleading for the public's help to find their missing 13-year-old dog, Teddy, who needs seizure medicine every 12 hours. Teddy went missing after thieves broke into the family's home on May 15, although it is unknown if the dog was taken or wandered off. 


Mental Evaluation Team Sergeant Brandon Barclay Breaks Down How the LASD Incorporates Mental Health with Policing 

When a call for service involves a person with mental health issues, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has a specialized team to offer support — not jail time.

Sheriff Swearing In