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Potential Release of Sexually Violent Predator Calvin Grassmier into the Crescenta Valley Community

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POTENTIAL RELEASE OF SEXUALLY VIOLENT PREDATOR CALVIN GRASSMIER INTO THE CRESCENTA VALLEY COMMUNITY As the Sheriff of Los Angeles County, my primary concern is for the safety and security of…

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Visitation room has one stool and partitions on either side, facing a glass partition where inmates can visit with family. There is a Security Officer overlooking the row of visitation booths.

LASD expands visitation to all facilities on June 5, 2021

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LASD has expanded visitation to all facilities starting Saturday, June 5. Due to the nature of the pandemic, guidelines and requirements are subject to change at any time. Please check…

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Sheriff’s Naloxone Custody Pilot Project saves Inmates from Overdose

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Two inmates are alive today after being saved by two separate doses of Naloxone also known as Narcan, administered by fellow inmates. On Wednesday, May 26th, at approximately 5:37 pm,…

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Sheriff Discusses Organizational Change and Transparency

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On Wednesday, May 26, 2021, Sheriff Alex Villanueva discussed the issue of “deputy cliques” and the steps he has taken to address the problem. Some politicians, their political appointees and…

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Picture of Rocket Safety Spokes dog interviewing Sheriff Alex Villanueva, Rocket is seated at a desk and the Sheriff is in a screen over rocket's shoulder. Rocket is an animated dog, with red fur

Sheriff Villanueva and Rocket Provide Tips on How to Stop Bullying

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Ver en Español Sheriff Alex Villanueva and Rocket Provide Children and Families Tips on How to Stop Bullying. Sheriff Alex Villanueva and Rocket the Safety Spokesdog had a candid conversation…

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Family standing in front of memoral wall, small tree is being planted, Sheriff Alex Villanueva is holding a shoval.

The American Legion Star Post 309 Honors Retired LASD Commander, Thomas Vetter

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The Tree Planting Ceremony was first introduced in the 1930s as an Arbor Day Project by the American Legion Star Post 309. The Ceremony was later changed to a Memorial…

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head shot of suspect in this case, Dandre Lorenz Powell: male, very short hair, White hear plug earings, tatoo over right eye, tatoos on neck.suspect is wearing black hooded sweatshirt.

Information Wanted – Ride Share Driver Assault

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Information Wanted – Ride Share Driver Assault On Thursday, May 20, 2021, Sheriff Alex Villanueva, Temple Station Captain Mark Reyes, Detective Sergeant Richard Lewis, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department; Frankie…

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Sheriff’s Message – Duty to Cooperate

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Sheriff’s Message – Duty To Cooperate Transparency, accountability, and service to others are the foundations of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. As peace officers, we have to preserve personal…

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Image of the Buena Park Police departent memorial of fallen officers. Bronze statue of a saluting officer, another officer on one knee presenting a folded flag to a little girl. all cast in bronze.

Deputy York honored by Buena Park Police Department

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LASD Deputy Shayne Daniel York honored by The Buena Park Police Department There is no pain greater than losing your best friend or someone you love and admire.  It can…

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Still from security camera showing a Sheriff's Custody Assistant in uniform handing an inmate an item just before she is attacked. The inmate is dressed in a blue jump suit and is standing infront of a gurney. The room has a wide concrete floor and is surrounded by glass walls and a door is behind them.

LA Sheriffs Custody Assistant Brutally Assaulted

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LA Sheriff’s Custody Assistant Brutally Assaulted in unprovoked attack by Inmate at the Inmate Reception Center On May 5th, 2021, An inmate at the Inmate Reception Center brutally punched a…

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Still image from Body Camera Footage of Deputy writing ticket to a woman inside a car. The Woman is holding up her phone showing the Deputy something on the screen. The image details have been blured to protect the woman's personal information and Identity.

SAN DIMAS TRAFFIC STOP April 23, 2021

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SAN DIMAS TRAFFIC STOP April 23, 2021 Recently, a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Deputy assigned to San Dimas station was involved in a traffic stop that was caught on…

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Antelope Valley Illegal Marijuana Grow Operation Nets 3800 plants

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Antelope Valley Illegal Marijuana Grow Operation Nets 3800 plants The proliferation of illegal Marijuana cultivation operations throughout the high desert area has become an ever-growing problem in the Antelope Valley.…

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Picture of hand painted sheriff's badge, painted on a white wall in the C R D F Jail. The words above read, "Visiting Center".

Reopening of Jail Visitations at CRDF

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Update: LASD has expanded visitation to all facilities starting Saturday, June 5, 2021. More information here. LASD values the importance of visitation, and its role in family connectedness during this…

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VALOR AWARD PRESENTED TO SPECIAL ENFORCEMENT BUREAU

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On Tuesday, April 27, 2021, San Bernardino County Undersheriff Shannon Dicus presented the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department (SBSD) Medal of Valor to five Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Air…

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Intellectual Property

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National Day of World Intellectual Property Today we mark National Day of World Intellectual Property. The event was established by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in 2000 to “raise…

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