|Protecting your Personal Information with Secure Passwords
Here are some the tips below from the Stop.Think.Connect. ™ campaign to help make your passwords stronger and help keep them secure:
|New Laws for 2014
The following are summaries of some transportation-related laws that, unless otherwise stated, go into effect on January 1, 2014.
|Stop Cyberbullying Before It Starts
Bullying and Cyberbullying are widespread problems. Learn more so you can help prevent it, or stop what has started.
|Telephone scam involving Southern California Edison
Southern California Edison (SCE) is advising customers to be aware of a telephone scam that demands immediate payment for allegedly past due electricity bills.
|Disaster Preparedness - Are You Ready Los Angeles County ?
Instead of ignoring these facts and hoping for the best, take action now to help yourself and the people you love. Would you be ready if there were an emergency?
|Back to School Safety Tips from the LASD
Read the following tips for advice on how to protect your children, and how to teach them to protect themselves.
|Did you receive an AMBER Alert on your phone?
AMBER Alerts are issued for abducted children when the situation meets the AMBER Alert criteria. When a child is missing, law enforcement can act swiftly to help recover the child.
|Theft Prevention: What You Should Know
Motor vehicles are the primary mode of transportation for most of us and often, an indispensable part of our lives. But what would happen if yours suddenly disappeared?
|'Ransomware' Locks Computers, Demands Payment: WARNING from LASD & FBI
There is a new “drive-by” virus on the Internet, and it often carries a fake message—and fine—purportedly from the FBI.
|9 Arrested for Refusal To Disperse at Peaceful Protest at Walmart in Paramount
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department had about 40 deputies at the scene including Lakewood Sheriff's Station deputies, the Sheriff's Special Response Team, motorcycles, a helicopter, and Downey Police Department officers.
|Arrest in Stabbing Death, 8600 Block of Rosecrans Ave, Paramount
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Homicide Bureau detectives are continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of a male adult that was discovered on Monday, November 5, 2012.
|Sheriff's Patrol Helicopter Makes Precautionary Landing on Del Amo Blvd at Paramount Blvd.
Sheriff's patrol helicopter Air-24 was forced to do a precautionary landing Sunday (10/21) at about 8:50PM, after the sheriff's fight crew heard a loud noise coming from the aircraft while in flight.
|Back to School Safety Tips for Parents to Discuss with their Youngsters
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (http://www.missingkids.com) would like to offer the following safety tips for parents to discuss with their youngsters.
|'If You See Something, Say Something'
"While the tragedy in Aurora, Colorado appears to be an isolated incident, our vigilance has been raised," said Captain Mike Parker, Sheriff's Headquarters Bureau. "The heightened alert of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department includes increased patrols to create a more visible presence at movie theaters and other places where people congregate."
|Crime Rates for Lakewood Sheriff's Station Area Decline in 2011
Preliminary crime statistics for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department have been released for 2011. The areas patrolled by the Lakewood Sheriff’s Station continued to experience an overall decline.
|The Man Behind Red Ribbon Week
Red Ribbon Week has been a leading force all over the United States to get communities to educate youth and encourage participation in drug prevention.
|Save Lives - Slow for the Cone Zone
Caltrans worker killed on freeway ramp is third to die in So Cal since May. Save Lives ... Slow for the Cone Zone
News Release - California Department of Transportation
Caltrans announced that R
|Homicides Decrease in LASD area. Overall 5 year crime decreases.
Homicides Decrease in LASD area. Overall crime increases in first 3 months of 2012 compared to 2011. Overall 5 year crime decreases.
Homicides Decrease slightly in LASD area compared to last year. Ov
|Prescription drugs worth millions to dealers
CNN video interview with LASD - Prescription drug abuse is the scourge of the nation and pills, like these Oxycontin tablets seized in Los Angeles, are scoring big bucks on the street.
By Parija Ka
|Job scams work when your not
Job scams work when your not ... Navigating the job market can be frustrating in these difficult economic times.
But unemployment can go from bad to worse when job hunters become the target of scamm
|Adulterated cocaine causing serious skin reactions
Doctors Warn of Potential Public Health Epidemic ... Adulterated Cocaine Causing Serious Skin Reactions With Up to 70 Percent Contaminated
ScienceDaily (June 21, 2011) — Doctors warned of a potential
Experts say 11% to 14% of drivers tested positive for drug use. The driver next to you may be impaired (NHTSA)
Drive defensively: The driver next to you may be impaired. Experts say 11% of drivers te
|Do not be a victim of phishing scams. Protect your identity.
Protect your personal information! The IRS does not initiate taxpayer communications through email. Click the hyperlink here for information from the Internal Revenue Service:
What is phishing?
|Traffic Safety and LASD Collision Reduction / Traffic Enforcement Program (NHTSA)
California Office of Traffic Safety, LASD Collision Reduction and Traffic Enforcement Program
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, motor vehicle crashes killed 41,821 indi
|Sheriff's Volunteers on Patrol
Sheriffs Volunteers on Patrol will conduct vacation checks of your residence when you leave town
Going on vacation? Want someone to help your family/friends to keep an eye on your home?
How criminals use hidden cameras, fake card slots and more to steal your money @ FBIPressOffice
From the FBI Press Office Taking a Trip to the ATM? Beware of Skimmers
Last fall, two brothers.
National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC) A public advertising campaign aimed at preventing Cyberbullying: http://www.ncpc.org/cyberbullying/ If you’re like most teenagers, you spend
|Anti-Gay Hate Crime Vandalism Under Investigation
Deputies went to the 44200 Block of 10th Street West, Lancaster, at 9:54AM, Sunday, June 26, 2011, in response to a vandalism call.
When they arrived, they found several pieces of anti-gay graffit
|What to do if you see a drunk driver
It happens every day. Drunk drivers get on the roads, endangering our friends and loved ones. Sometimes, we witness these drivers on the road, weaving in and out of lanes or traveling down a highway g
|Thursday, October 20th at 10:20 a.m. millions of people will participate in the 2011 Great California ShakeOut!
In 2010, more than 7.9 million Californians practiced Drop, Cover, and Hold On to practice how they will protect themselves during earthquakes, and increased their overall preparedness. Join us in 201
|If You See Something, Say Something - DHS
If You See Something, Say Something - DHS Secretary Napolitano Announces, IF YOU SEE SOMETHING, SAY SOMETHING, Campaign Partnership with Los Angeles.
|FAA to Impose Civil Penalties for Pointing Lasers into Cockpits
The Federal Aviation Administration - FAA will begin to impose civil penalties against people who point a laser into the cockpit of an aircraft.
“This is another great tool for law enforcement to he
|12 Identity Theft Prevention Tips
Look for hyperlinks for more details and brochures you can print out and share
1. Identity theft starts with the misuse of your personal identifying information such as your name, Social Security n
|Small business owners urged to prepare in advance of emergency
Small business owners urged to prepare in advance of emergency. Up to 40% don’t reopen after disasters
FEMA, Red Cross & Ad Council launch new Ready Business PSA’s to urge small businesses to prepare