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Latest Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Stories

2014-03-28 08:24:09

WASHINGTON, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two former Presidents of Los Angeles County Sheriffs Unions are featured in an eight minute Special FDN Video News Report covering the volatile political struggle for control of America's largest U.S County LE Labor Union known as ALADS, the Association of Los Angeles Deputy Sheriffs. Roy Burns, a five term President of ALADS describes this as "the worst ever" battle for power to control a union that collects millions in dues and...

2014-02-25 12:20:27

Upgrade to Support Real-Time Sharing of Aerial Video and Data Between LAPD's Air Support Division and Aircraft Operated by Regional Law Enforcement and Broadcast Partners LOS ANGELES, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Helinet Technologies, an international provider of aviation technology solutions to the law enforcement, government and military markets, announced today its selection by the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) to develop and support a technology upgrade of the microwave...

2014-02-05 08:25:02

WASHINGTON, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lt. Patrick Gomez (ret.), a 31-year veteran of the Sheriff's Department, reveals that he is calling for the FBI to perform forensic audits on narcotics forfeiture seizures and other special funds to find missing millions not accounted for. Gomez discloses the anger of the rank-and-file over knowledge that Baca's driver collected money for him and drove him to sexual trysts. He says one-third of the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department...

2013-10-29 08:36:34

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Read about the unexpected turn of events contained in Full Disclosure Network's Investigative Report covering the "bad blood" between Los Angeles County Sheriff Leroy Baca and his former Under-Sheriff Paul Tanaka that surfaced when Tanaka was forced into retirement by Baca and then announced that he would run for Sheriff against his former boss. Recent developments have caused unrest within the high command of the Department. Full...

2013-08-26 08:21:59

Department Awards Five-Year Contract to Smith & Wesson for M&P9 Pistols SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation (NASDAQ: SWHC), a leader in firearm manufacturing and design, today announced that it has been awarded a firearms contract from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department (LASD) for new service firearms from the Company's M&P Pistol Series. As part of a five-year contract, the LASD will purchase Smith &...

2013-06-24 12:20:41

Supported by U.S. Department of Homeland Security Grant, Solution Enables Hawthorne Police Helicopter to Transmit Live, HD Video to Portable and Fixed Receive Sites; Provides Full Interoperability with Aerial Transmission Resources of Regional Partners LOS ANGELES, June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Helinet Technologies, an international provider of aviation technology solutions to the law enforcement, government and military markets, announced today the deployment of an integrated...

2013-05-06 08:20:17

LONG BEACH, Calif., May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles Helicopters, LLC (LAH), a leading helicopter flight training operator, is pleased to announce that after completing FAA commercial license and Instrument rating training for 6 pilots from Rwanda in 2012, LAH was invited to travel to Rwanda and provide additional Mountain training as well as Emergency Procedures training and a refresher course for their Flight Instructor. They also conducted a Crew Resource Management Course (CRM) for...

2012-10-01 02:20:55

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has begun equipping the motorcycle fleet of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department (LASD) with computers that provide a new level of public safety and efficiency capabilities. Approximately 100 motorcycles will carry the new, lightweight computers in saddle bags by this fall. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121001/NE83060 ) Historically, motorcycle deputies have had to rely solely on voice...

2012-02-24 17:09:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., Feb. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca advocates handing out driver's licenses to illegal aliens, it would be nice if he applied the same liberal principle to the issuance of concealed carry permits, the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms said today. The Los Angeles Times reported Thursday that Baca and Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck both believe illegal aliens should be given driver's licenses "to reduce...

2012-01-09 08:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in the 45-year history of the Consumer Electronics Show, a patrol car from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department (LASD) equipped with Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) integration of the latest generation of public safety technology will be on display. The car will be at the invitation-only ShowStoppers event that runs from 6 p.m.-10 p.m. on January 10 in the Lafite Ballroom of the Wynn Hotel, located on the Las...