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Bilingual Deputy Gonzalez

Newly graduated Deputy Sheriff Dalia Gonzalez, from Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Training Academy Class #414, discusses in SPANISH and in INGLES as to why she decided to become a Deputy Sheriff. Over 64 different languages are spoken by the employees of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

Jiu-Jitsu Sergeant Chow

Sergeant Chow, of Community Partnerships Bureau, discusses her passion for both the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and Jiu-Jitsu. She uses martial arts to keep a healthy balance between her career and life outside of the uniform.

US ARMY Veteran - Deputy Mercer

Century Regional Detention Facility Deputy Mercer’s story of why she joined our department, after serving in the United States Army.

Special Victims Bureau - Detective Harris

Detective Rosalina Harris is assigned to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Special Victims Bureau. Watch as she discusses her love for the job, helping innocent victims and finding justice for them.

MTA Deputy Bracks

Working for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is not just driving a patrol car. You will have the opportunity, as a deputy, to travel by Metro and protect the citizens of Los Angeles County on their daily commute.

Mental Evaluation Team - Sergeant Barclay

Sergeant Barclay, of the Mental Evaluation Team (MET), discusses the responsibilities of helping the mentally ill, as a member of the MET.

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Chief Laura E. Lecrivain has been a member of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (Department) since 1995.  She oversees Countywide Services Division which includes the Community Partnerships, Community Colleges, Parks, and County Services Bureau.  Prior to her promotion to chief, she worked as a commander for Countywide Services Division and Custody Division. 

As a captain, Chief Lecrivain commanded the Twin Towers Correctional Facility (TTCF) where she was responsible for over 800 personnel and the care of 3,000 mentally ill inmates arrested in Los Angeles County (County).  The TTCF is the largest mental health facility in the United States and houses the County’s most severe mental health inmates.  

During her time on the Department, Chief Lecrivain had the privilege of working an array of assignments.  As a deputy, she worked Century Station patrol, detective bureau, and Operation Safe Streets (OSS).  Later, as a sergeant, Chief Lecrivain worked at the Men’s Central Jail, Compton Station, OSS, and Administrative Services Division.  Upon her promotion to lieutenant, Chief Lecrivain worked as a watch commander at Palmdale Station, and later at Compton Station.   

Chief Lecrivain is lifetime resident of Los Angeles County.  She holds a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Management, and a Masters’ Degree in Leadership from the University of Southern California.  In her spare time, Chief Lecrivain enjoys spending time with her family and Dodger baseball.  She also loves reading and enjoys running.