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Protect your information

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Protect your information #FraudFriday- EBT Scam Los Angeles County’s Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) has issued a warning about the latest scam targeting Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) cardholders using…

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Lasd’s Mounted Enforcement Detail

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BEAR GOES EVERYWHERE #BearGoesEverywhere This week the Bear followed our @LACOSheriff, Alex Villanueva, to the incredible county area of Lake Los Angeles, located in an area called the Antelope Valley.…

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LASD HARBOR PATROL, NOT YOUR TYPICAL WORK DAY The Harbor Patrol detail is responsible for law enforcement on the water and on the docks. Part of the detail’s job is…

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HAPPY #NATIONALNURSESDAY! Happy #NationalNursesDay! Today begins #NationalNursesWeek , in recognition of the hard work, long hours & dedication to the nursing profession. #LASD celebrates their passion to improve healthcare- we’ll…

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#CRIMETIMETUESDAY #CrimeTimeTuesday – Man Sentenced to Life for Fatal Shooting of Teenager in Bellflower Suspect Jesus Chavez, 37, was found guilty and sentenced on April 29, 2019, to life in…

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Sheriff Villanueva pictured next to deputies holding up flags



SEVERAL ORGANIZATIONS TEAM UP TO KICKOFF MEMORIAL MAY AWARNESS CAMPAIGN On Tuesday, May 7, 2019 Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva, the County of Los Angeles Department of Veteran Military…

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#THROWBACKTHURSDAY #ThrowbackThursday #LASD 1913: Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Motor Team The County of Los Angeles formed its first Motor Team in 1913. Harley-Davidson Motorcycles were used by the County…

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One Ring Scams

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One Ring Scam warning Are you one of the many people that have received a late night call from the area listed as Sierra Leone? Don’t be quick to call…

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2019 POLICE UNITY TOUR 400 400 SIB Staff

2019 POLICE UNITY TOUR #BearGoesEverywhere this week the Bear followed our 2019 LASD Police Unity Bicycle Tour, Southern California Chapter VII, and rode past the George Washington Crossing Statue located near…

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Fraud Detectives make Major Bust

Fraud Detectives make Major Bust 300 158 SIB Staff

FRAUD DETECTIVES MAKE MAJOR BUST IN MULTINATIONAL HACKING GROUP LINKED TO CRYPTOCURRENCY On Thursday May 9, 2019, as a result of a lengthy investigation, Deputies from the Los Angeles County…

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National Peace Officers Memorial Day 2019

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MAY 15- PEACE OFFICER MEMORIAL DAY 2019 In observance of #PeaceOfficersMemorialDay, we honor all peace officers across the United States who made the ultimate sacrifice, and laid down their lives while…

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DUI Checkpoint

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DUI CHECKPOINT There will be checkpoints in the LA County areas for the St. Patrick’s day holiday.

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DUI Checkpoint

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DUI CHECKPOINT Deputy Conley and Deputy Halaszynski conducting a DUI investigation to help keep our roads safe!

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Storm Advisement: Malibu area

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Flsh Flood Watch in eff, Thrs, 2/14, Small amounts of rain may result n mud & debris flows & hazardous conds w/little 2 no wrng. Rsdnts of #WoolseyFire burn areas r urged remain vigilant. Visit

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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.