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Officials Tout Three-Year Effort to Reduce Crime in Compton
September 14, 2018
The reduction in crime -- including double-digit declines in gang- related shootings and killings -- was the result of a three-year partnership between the city, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, which patrols Compton, and federal agencies, officials said at a news conference at Compton City Hall. ... read more »
Father Charged with Murder for Crash that Killed Young Daughter
August 27, 2018
A Lancaster father has been charged with driving under the influence when he crashed, killing his 4-year-old daughter and injuring his two other children, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced. ... read more »
Agoura Hills Man Charged with Domestic Violence
August 9, 2018
A man who was an NFL quarterback has been charged with assaulting his wife, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced. ... read more »
Thanks to the L.A. Sheriff’s Department, White Democratic Donor is Likely to Escape Criminal Charges in Fatal Overdose of Black Gay
July 26, 2018
While the media made much of the fact that the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department reopened Moore’s death as a homicide investigation, had they followed up they would have learned that it was mostly to save face after Moore’s journal had been published and made national news.  The “investigation” consisted of the Sheriff’s Department relying on me and Gemmel Moore’s family attorney Nana Gyamfi to provide them with evidence, witnesses they could interview--witnesses that we fought and won immunity for in order for them to give statements to police that they didn’t trust in the first place—oh--and one flyer asking for more information about the death of Gemmel posted at Buck’s frequented haunts in West Hollywood.   ... read more »
Black Actor Detained at Glendale Mall Says He Was Wrongfully Profiled
June 15, 2018
Darris Love, 38, and his attorneys announced the filing of a legal claim against the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, alleging that deputies identified him as a suspect in the burglary even though he and his girlfriend had been shopping at the mall during the crime and the ensuing chase last Wednesday. ... read more »
LASD Anticipates Hiring 160 New Positions to Improve Jail Healthcare
March 26, 2018
Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell plans to seek funding for more than 160 new deputies and support personnel to improve medical and mental healthcare for jail inmates, ... read more »
Rehab Center Owner Convicted of Sexually Assaulting Female Patients
February 26, 2018
A jury deliberated for about a day before finding 56-year-old Christopher Bathum guilty of 31 counts, including forcible rape, sexual penetration by foreign object, forcible oral copulation and sexual exploitation. ... read more »
Federal Judge Rules ICE and L.A. County Sheriff’s Department Unlawfully Detained Immigrants
February 15, 2018
The decision entitles a national class of people currently subject to immigration detainers to relief from their detainers ... read more »
Compton Mayor’s Statement on Charges Filed 
October 12, 2017
Against Four Suspects in 2016 Shooting Death of One-Year-Old  ... read more »
Civil Oversight Commission Votes to End Sheriff Drone Use 
October 5, 2017
A civilian commission overseeing the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department voted Thursday September 28 to end the agency's use of a drone during law enforcement operations.  ... read more »
Death Of Young Black Gay Man and Sheriff’s Department Community Relations Dominate Countywide Human Relations Commission Public Hearing
September 28, 2017
Hearing focused on women of color and the LGBTQ community was sixth public hearing  ... read more »
Questions Surround Death of Black Man Found Dead in Prominent West Hollywood Democratic Donor’s Home 
August 24, 2017
On July 27, 26-year-old Gemmel Moore was found dead in the West Hollywood apartment of 63-year-old prominent Democratic political donor Ed Buck.  Moore was Black, gay, and worked as an escort. ... read more »
Former L.A. County Sheriff’s Officials Lose Appeal in Conspiracy Case
August 11, 2016
Attorneys for the former lieutenants, sergeants and deputies argued their appeals last month in Pasadena ... read more »
Man Sentenced in Human Trafficking Case
February 10, 2016
A Lancaster man who pimped two women, including the mother of a kidnapped toddler who was strapped into a car seat and left in a shed in Palmdale, was sentenced today to 26 years in prison. ... read more »
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