Lancaster Sheriff's Station

(661) 948-8466
501 W. Lancaster Blvd., Lancaster, CA 93534

Serving the areas of: Antelope Acres, Lancaster, Quartz Hill, Lake Los Angeles.

Lancaster Sheriff’s Station

(661) 948-8466
501 W. Lancaster Blvd., Lancaster, CA 93534

Serving the areas of: Antelope Acres, Lancaster, Quartz Hill, Lake Los Angeles.

Captain Fender is wearing a tan long sleeve shirt with a black tie, badge on left side of shirt, sitting in front of a blue background. There is a hanging american flag in the background behind him on his right side.

Administrative Captain

Joseph F. Fender

Captain Bartlett is wearing a tan long sleeve shirt with a black tie, badge on left side of shirt, sitting in front of a blue background. There is a hanging american flag in the background behind him on his right side.

Operations Captain

Paul R. Bartlett

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Station Parking Enforcement

The primary Mission of Parking Enforcement Detail (PED) is to ensure the residents of the unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County are provided with expeditious vehicle movement to help alleviate parking congestion, improve the availability of parking choices, and to assist the communities in addressing all parking related matters.

PED shall protect and with fairness, apportion scarce parking spaces for all legitimate vehicles by insuring those who violate parking regulations are properly addressed through the California Vehicle Codes (CVC), the Los Angeles County Vehicle Codes (LACoVC) and other various municipal codes.

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Policies Related to Compliance Mandates

The below LASD Policies Have Been Submitted to DOJ & the Federal Monitors for Approval:

  • Unit Order on the station's Community Advisory Committee (Approved 05/03/16).
  • Unit Order on Supplemental Patrol Procedures (Approved 05/03/16).
  • Unit Order on Supplemental Supervisory Responsibilities (Approved 05/03/16).
  • Policy on Limited English Proficiency in the context of searches, bias-free policing, and complaint intake. Related to Settlement Agreement (SA) items 52, 66, and 125 (Revised/Approved 04/08/18).
  • Policy on photography, audio, and videotaping by the public and members of the press, which establishes a prohibition against discouraging members of the public from documenting police activities. Related to SA item 106 (Revised/Approved 11/06/17).
  • Policy on seizure of photographic video or audio evidence from a private citizen or member of the press, related to item above (Revised/Approved 11/06/17).
  • A policy on Housing Non-Discrimination (Approved 02/23/18).
  • Policy on housing authority non-criminal investigations/inspections (FOD), regarding searches, accompaniment on Section 8 compliance checks, and fair housing reporting and analysis. Related to SA items 54, 76, 77, 78, 79, and 80. (This policy was implemented in 2012 subject to a separate lawsuit.) (Revised/Approved 03/14/18).
  • A revised policy on use of force, to address general use of force policy principles, use of force reporting policy, and use of force supervisory investigations. Related to SA items 103, 105, 110, 109, 111a, 111b, 111e, 112a, 112d, 113, 116, 117, 118, and 117 (Submitted to Monitors/DOJ for approval 11/02/17 - Returned for Additional Changes).
  • Policy on constitutional policing, regarding the right of members of the public to receive equal protection of the law, without bias as to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, relation, gender, gender identity, disability, or sexual orientation. Related to SA item 64 (Revised/Approved 05/15/17). Includes the following:
  • Policy on stops, seizures, and searches, which establishes that investigatory stops and detentions shall be initiated and carried out based on the tenets of constitutional policing and bias-free policing, as in above policy. Related to SA items 41, 43, 50, 51, 52, 56, and 64 (Revised/Approved 05/15/17).
  • Policy on backseat detentions, addressing when and by what rationale backseat detentions can be used and how to handle citizen complaints about such detention. Related to SA items 48 and 49 (Revised/Approved 05/15/17).
  • Policy on logging public contacts. Related to SA item 44 (Revised/Approved 05/15/17).
  • Policy on statistical codes for traffic, pedestrian, and bicycle stops. Related to SA item 44 (Revised/Approved 05/15/17).
  • Policy on logging field activities. Related to SA item 44 (Revised/Approved 05/15/17).

Captain Joseph Fender was recently promoted to the rank of captain by Sheriff Robert Luna and assigned to Lancaster Sheriff's Station.

Captain Fender joined the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department in 2000 and graduated with Academy Class #314. Following graduation, Captain Fender was assigned to Pitchess Detention Center - East Facility and the Mira Loma Detention Center, before transferring to Palmdale Station in 2005 where he served as a patrol deputy, a crime impact team member, and a field training officer. Captain Fender then transferred to Operation Safe Streets Bureau where he served as a Gang Enforcement Team deputy, a gang crime investigator, and a Federal Task Force Officer.

In 2009, Captain Fender promoted to the rank of sergeant and was again assigned to Lancaster Station. He then transferred to Altadena Station where he was assigned as a Detective Bureau sergeant and a Federal Task Force supervisor. Captain Fender served subsequent supervisorial assignments as a Narcotics Bureau crew sergeant at Compton and Temple Stations, as an operations sergeant at Crescenta Valley Station, and as the East Patrol Division Headquarters operations sergeant.

In 2015, Captain Fender was promoted to the rank of lieutenant and again assigned to Lancaster Station where he served as a watch commander and operations lieutenant. He transferred to Santa Clarita Valley Station where he supervised the Crime Prevention Unit, and then served as the Detective Bureau lieutenant and interim unit commander of Malibu/Lost Hills Station. Captain Fender was selected to serve as the North Patrol Division Headquarters executive aide, and then served as an Internal Affairs Bureau team lieutenant.

Captain Fender holds bachelor's and master's degrees in criminal justice from American Military University, as well as graduate certificates in police command and education from the Universities of San Diego and Virginia. He is a graduate of the Sherman Block Supervisory Leadership Institute, the Los Angeles Police Department's West Point Academy, the FBI National Academy, and the P.O.S.T. Command College. He has been the recipient of several Department awards, including the Meritorious Conduct Gold and Silver awards, the Line of Duty Award, the Exemplary Service Award, and the ALADS Bravery Medal.

Captain Fender is a veteran of the United States Navy, as is his wife of over 25 years. They share three sons; two of whom are also veterans of the United States Navy and the Coast Guard. In his free time, Captain Fender enjoys spending time with his family and restoring vintage automobiles.