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 June 7, 2019


Barricaded Suspect Sets House on Fire, Launched Fireworks, and Charged LASD SWAT with Shotgun

Los Angeles County Sheriff's SWAT members responded to a home where an armed man barricaded his property in San Gabriel, yesterday. The gunman held police at bay for hours. 


Norwalk Detectives Searching for Suspects After Three Men Robbed Donut Shop Employee at Gunpoint


LASD Investigators Recover Handgun at Scene of Inglewood Deputy-Involved Shooting

One suspect is dead after a deputy-involved shooting in Inglewood last night. No deputies were injured. 


LA County Homicide Release Photos and Video of Suspects Involved in Murder of 15-Year Old


LA County Task Force Detectives Honored for Solving Numerous Computer-Related Crimes

Members of a multi-agency task force, formed to combat computer-related crimes such as network intrusions, computer hacking, counterfeiting and piracy and telecommunications fraud, received a prestigious award for their hard work and dedication.  



If They're Not Secure, They're Not Safe! LA County Sheriff Releases Gun Safety PSA

Gun violence continues to plague our country and local communities. We must work to protect those around us and at home by securing all firearms.


Sheriff's Bomb Squad Responds After Suspicious Package Found Near Whittier Planned Parenthood

The bomb squad's robot approached a cardboard box on a sidewalk about 9:15 a.m. and appeared to remove several sheets of paper from inside. About 45 minutes later, police announced that no explosive device had been found and lifted the evacuation orders.


Distressed Woman Climbs Power Pole in South LA

Earlier this week, deputies assigned to LASD’s Parks Bureau responded to Jesse Owens Park to help a young woman who appeared to be in mental distress. The young woman apparently climbed high up on a power pole near the baseball field.

Sheriff Swearing In