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May 31, 2019


LA County Sheriff's Department Looking to Hire 800 Sworn and 200 Civilian Positions for 2019


LA Sheriff Partners with LA County START Team in Hopes to Earlier Recognize and Prevent School Violence

START was formed in 2009 after the Virginia Tech shooting and has since fielded over 8,000 calls. This program has become a national model for school safety and violence prevention.


Sheriff Villanueva Welcomes Broadcast Journalist Elizabeth Espinosa to Department as Executive Director of Communications

Sheriff Villanueva announced the addition of Emmy Award winning broadcast journalist Elizabeth Espinosa as the newest partner with LASD's Communications team. A well-known Southern California journalist, public speaker, social media influencer, and special needs advocate, Elizabeth Espinosa’s range of multi-media skills will be utilized in strategies that elevate the visibility of the Department.


Sheriff Villanueva Hosts Media Open House to Discuss Topics Such as Personnel Hires and Immigration in LASD Jail System


LA Sheriff's Deputies Investigate Death of 8-Month Old Infant Found in Bellflower

On Monday, deputies in Los Angeles County asked the public for help finding Alexander Echeverria. He was seen Friday with his 8-month-old daughter in the Southern California city of Bellflower, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said. Homicide investigators confirmed Tuesday morning that an infant found dead near a Bellflower mortuary was Echeverria's daughter, Alexia Rose. 



Deputies From the LASD Travel to Boston to Participate in 15th Annual Run to Remember

Thank you for all the support, cheers, smiles for our LASD team, including Deputy Carlos Levario who ran in full uniform at the Boston Run to Remember in honor of first responders who have made the ultimate sacrifice.

Sheriff Swearing In