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Los Angeles World Airports Selects Cecil Rhambo as Chief of Airport Police
October 10, 2019
Last Thursday, October 10, 2019, the Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) announced that following a nationwide search, former Assistant Sheriff of the County of Los Angeles Cecil Rhambo has been selected as the new Chief of Airport Police. Upon completion of a background investigation, he will replace and report directly to David L. Maggard, who was named Deputy Executive Director for Law Enforcement and Homeland Security this summer after serving as Chief of Airport Police for three years. ... read more »
Oversight Commission Condemns East L.A. Station’s Fort Apache Logo
July 26, 2019
The Civilian Oversight Commission voted today to condemn the use of the Fort Apache seal by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and called for its immediate removal. ... read more »
Public Help Sought to Solve 2015 Shooting Death of Man in South LA
July 26, 2019
Authorities today sought public help to solve the drive-by killing four years ago of a young man in the south Los Angeles Area. ... read more »
Man Sentenced to 25 Years to Life for Robbery Spree
May 31, 2019
Michael Anthony Tapia of Pico Rivera pleaded guilty yesterday afternoon to one felony count of second-degree robbery and admitted allegations of two prior felony convictions. He was immediately sentenced by Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Stacy Wiese. ... read more »
Oversight Commission Asks Inspector General to Review Deputy Cliques
April 26, 2019
The watchdog panel that oversees the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department asked the county's inspector general to conduct an inquiry into secret deputy cliques that have proliferated for years and been implicated in violence against jail inmates and harassment of fellow deputies. ... read more »
9-year-old Los Angeles area girl found in duffel bag ID’d 
March 13, 2019
Investigators have identified a Los Angeles-area girl found dead in a duffel bag along a suburban equestrian trail, and two people have been detained in connection with the case.  ... read more »
Public’s Help Sought to Identify Girl Found Dead in Hacienda Heights
March 8, 2019
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department released a composite sketch of the girl, who was Black, about 4 feet, 5 inches tall and 55 pounds, along with photos of the pink long-sleeve top with the words "Future Princess Hero'' and gray pants with pandas on them that she was wearing when her body was found. ... read more »
Mother Pleads to Murdering Infant Son
January 18, 2019
A 24-year-old woman pleaded no contest today to killing her baby son who died from multiple injuries three years ago, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced.  ... read more »
Parolee Charged With Murdering Camper in Malibu State Park, Trying to Kill Others
January 7, 2019
A man was charged today with killing a camper and trying to kill 10 others in connection with a series of shootings over the past two years, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced. ... read more »
Woman Pleads to Beating Elderly Man with Brick
December 27, 2018
A 30-year-old woman entered a no contest plea today for severely injuring a 91-year-old man with a brick in Willowbrook this summer, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced. ... read more »
Compton Man Charged with Domestic Violence Murder of Wife
December 20, 2018
A 66-year-old man was charged today with killing his wife of more than 30 years by slitting her throat, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced.   ... read more »
Three Found Guilty of Attempted Murder in Compton Shooting That Wounded Child
November 16, 2018
Three gang members have been found guilty for shooting at a group of men and wounding a young boy in a passing car last year, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced. ... read more »
Former Santa Monica Police Activities League Volunteer Charged with Child Sexual Abuse
November 6, 2018
Deputy District Attorney Karen Montoya said Eric Wess Uller (dob 9/1/68) of Marina del Rey faces three counts of lewd acts upon a child, two counts of oral copulation of a person under 18 and one count of continuous sexual abuse. ... read more »
Man Sentenced For 2014 Shootout with Sheriff’s Deputies
October 4, 2018
Travis Herr (dob 7/16/91) pleaded no contest yesterday to two counts of assault with a firearm on a peace officer. He was immediately sentenced to 25 years in state prison by Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Alan Honeycutt. ... read more »
Suge Knight Sentenced for 2015 Fatal Hit-and-Run
October 4, 2018
Marion "Suge" Knight was sentenced today to 28 years in state prison for running over a man and killing him in a Compton restaurant parking lot, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced. ... read more »
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