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Mission, Creed, Core Values & Organization

The Los Angeles Sheriff's Department is the largest sheriff's department in the world.

The Department is divided into four main operations. Within the main operations of Custody Operations, Patrol Operations, Countywide Services and Administrative & Professional Standards there are an additional subgroups of thirteen divisions, each headed by a Division Chief.

From within these divisions are bureaus and specialized units that provide specific services to the county, the county residents, other county, state and federal agencies.

Our Creed:

My goals are simple, I will always be painfully honest, work as hard as I can, learn as much as I can and hopefully make a difference in people's lives.

Deputy David W. March EOW April 29, 2002

Our Mission:

Lead the fight to prevent crime and injustice. Enforce the law fairly and defend the rights of all, including the incarcerated.

Partner with the people we serve to secure and promote safety in our communities.

Our Core Values:

As a leader in the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, I commit myself to honorably perform my duties with respect for the dignity of all people, integrity to do right and fight wrongs, wisdom to apply common sense and fairness in all I do and courage to stand against racism, sexism, antisemitism, homophobia and bigotry in all its forms.

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