Court Services

It is the mission of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Court Services Division to provide professional security and support services to the Trial Courts of Los Angeles County.

The Court Services Division pledges to accomplish its mission through a partnership with the Trial Courts, the communities within them, and in accordance with constitutional rights, enforcement of laws, preservation of the peace, and the creation of a safe and secure environment for all.

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Service Of Civil Process

The Sheriff is required to serve all judicial process in the manner prescribed by law.

Court Locations

Court locations and contact info.

Inmate Release Information

Inmate releases and pending release reports.

Vehicle Inspection

Locations for Vehicle Inspection and contact info.

Court Security Information

The Sheriff’s Court Services Division is in charge of security at all County courthouses.

Courthouse Security

  • All persons and their property are searched prior to entry or re-entry into the courthouse.
  • All persons and their property are subject to search at any point while in the courthouse building.
  • Security officers, under the supervision of a Sheriff peace officer supervisor, staff the metal detectors at courthouse entrances and provide general security for the court complex.
  • Weapons of any sort are confiscated and the owner arrested for possession of a weapon in a courthouse (171 Penal Code).
  • Any item that may be potentially used as a weapon is restricted from entry.
  • Restricted items such as scissors, fingernail files and the like will be held for safe keeping by Security Officers and returned upon leaving the building.
  • Property receipts are issued for all items held for safe keeping.
  • Security officers serve as the depository for “Lost and Found” items found in the courthouse.

Courtroom Security

  • Deputy sheriffs serve as bailiffs and maintain order in the courtrooms.
  • Any person who disrupts the courtroom is subject to ejection from the court and/or arrest.
  • Persons inappropriately attired are subject to exclusion or ejection from the courtroom.
  • All photographing, recording and televising of courtroom proceedings must be approved by written court order.
  • Use of cellphones and any electronic device is prohibited in the court room.

Inmate Security

  • Deputy sheriffs staff the courthouse lockups.
  • There is no provision for inmate visitation at the courthouse.
  • Communication with inmates is strictly forbidden and punishable as a misdemeanor under 4570 P.C.

Stories

picture of Chief LaJuana Haselrig presented a generous donation to Freddie Muse Jr., President/C.E.O. of The Men’s Cancer Network
Court Services held its inaugural “Movember Fundraiser”
Court Services held its inaugural “Movember Fundraiser” 900 650 SIB Staff

Court Services held its inaugural “Movember Fundraiser” For the month of November of 2020, Court Services held its inaugural “Movember Fundraiser” with the objective of raising awareness of men’s health…

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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.