The Office of Inspector General (OIG)
The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) is authorized by County Ordinance 6.44.190 “to promote constitutional policing and the fair and impartial administration of justice, and to facilitate the Board of Supervisors’ responsibility without obstructing the Sheriff’s criminal investigation function. The OIG’s scope includes matters relevant to the policies, procedures, practices, and operations of the Sheriff’s and Probation departments…the OIG shall have access to all the Departments’ information; documents; materials; facilities; and meetings, reviews, and other proceedings necessary to carry out the OIG’S duties under this section.” See also California Government Code Section 25303.
More information about the OIG can be found on its website located here.
Sheriff’s response to Board of Supervisors regarding Sheriff Luna Restoring OIG access, December 6, 2022. – PDF
The Los Angeles County Sheriff Civilian Oversight Commission (COC)
The Los Angeles County Sheriff Civilian Oversight Commission (COC) is authorized by Chapter 3.79 of the Los Angeles County Code. The purpose of the COC “is to improve public transparency and accountability with respect to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, by providing robust opportunities for public engagement, ongoing analysis, and oversight of the Department’s policies, practices, procedures, and advice to the Board of Supervisors, the Sheriff’s Department, and the public.”
More information about the COC can be found on its website located here.
COC Request Tracker
In furtherance of the Department’s commitment to transparency, the following information consists of COC requests for documents, answers to questions, information, or witnesses from the Department. The material consists of the request and the Department’s response to each request.
Subject(s) of COC Request: COC Request Letter – Department Response Letter
Response to a request for policy on Memorial Vigils: Department did not receive a written request, only a response letter is being provided. – Department Response Letter
Response to a request for information on Sworn Personnel staffing: Department did not receive a written request, only a response letter is being provided. – Department Response Letter – Second Response Letter