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Jesse Owens Park, July 26, 2014
Join LA County Sheriffs Dept. Captains at Jesse Owens Park on July 26, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. for a leisure walk.
Gun Buyback Event 6/14/14
Gun Buyback – Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, Second District, in conjunction with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, South Los Angeles Station, will be hosting a “Gifts for Guns” Gun Buyback
City of LAWNDALE Youth Day Parade, Saturday, April 26, 2014
On Saturday, April 26, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. is the 2014 LAWNDALE Youth Day Parade. Please look for posted signs for parking restrictions and road closures. There may be temporary parking restrictions.
Citizen Informant FAQ
Citizen Informant FAQ Q: What exactly is a citizen informant? A "citizen" informant is generally a victim or an eyewitness to a crime or someone who gives information to the police out of motives
School Safety Forum 02/20/14
On February 20, 2014, personnel from South Los Angeles Sheriffs Station and Lawndale Service Center conducted a school safety forum for local school executives.
02/05/2014 Lawndale Crosswalk Safety Operation
On February 5, 2014, deputies from South Los Angeles/Lawndale Sheriffs Station conducted a "Crosswalk Safety Operation."
Disabled Placard/Parking Enforcement Operation
On January 29, 2014, deputies from the South Los Angeles Sheriff’s Station/Lawndale Service Center conducted a Disabled Placard/Parking enforcement operation in the City of Lawndale.
SOUTH LOS ANGELES STATION CRIME STATISTICS
Crime statistics through January 7th, 2014.
On December 12, 2013, South Los Angeles Station conducted a "Homeless Blanket" giveaway operation.
On December 12, 2013, South Los Angeles Station conducted a "Blanket, Pillow and Food" giveaway operation.
Lawndale Mayor Harold Hofmann Passes Away on November 16, 2013
The City of Lawndale and the Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department, South Los Angeles Station/Lawndale Service Center, is saddened to announce the passing of Lawndale Mayor Harold Hofmann.
Southern California Edison Training
On November 12, 2013, Southern California Edison personnel conducted training for the City of Lawndale and the Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department, South Los Angeles/Lawndale Service Center. Depe
Underage Juveniles Buying Tobacco
On November 13, 2013, deputies from the South Los Angeles Station/Lawndale Service Center conducted an operation to help prevent underage tobacco use. Deputies sent 16 and 14 year old juveniles into
Narcotics Suspect Arrested in South LA tied to Calabasas Vehicle Burglary
South Los Angeles Sheriffs Station Detective, A. Cuevas was driving through the Motel 6 parking lot in the 5100 block of Century Boulevard, Lennox when he saw a suspicious black 2008 Chrysler vehicle
Female Arrested for Threatening to Kill Neighbor
On September 25, 2013, deputies from the South Los Angeles Sheriffs Station received a call regarding two neighbors arguing in the 15500 block of Crenshaw Boulevard, El Camino Village. When the depu
Neighbor Arrested for Criminal Threats
Deputies from South Los Angeles Sheriffs Station responded to a neighbor disturbance in the 3300 block of 157th Street, El Camino Village. Deputies spoke to both parties and determined that no viola
SOUTH LOS ANGELES STATION CRIME RATES
Crime statistics through September 13, 2013.
In Remembrance – September 11, 2001
In observance of the events of 9-11, a wreath has been placed at the City of Lawndale’s Memorial Wall. The banner reads: “In Remembrance – September 11, 2001” Let us all remember the innocent victi
Flowers and Wine Scam
Would you be a victim of this scam? You receive a telephone call from a deliver company asking if you will be home in an hour because they have a package that requires a signature. Wondering what th
Alleged drunk driver's vehicle overturns during traffic collision
On September 3, 2013, at 1:00 p.m., Jerome White, 28 year old male from the city of Gardena, was arrested for allegedly driving a vehicle under the influence of alcohol and driving without a driver’s
Redondo Beach Man Attempts to Burn Down Gardena Motel
On August 21, 2013, at approximately 12:58 a.m., deputies from South Los Angeles Sheriffs Station responded to an attempt arson call in the 15600 block of Crenshaw Boulevard, Unincorporated Gardena.
Identity Theft Suspect Arrested
On May 20, 2013, a victim had her purse stolen from her vehicle in the 1100 block of 119th Street, Los Angeles. The victims credit cards were in her purse when it was stolen and used without her aut
Burglary Suspect Arrested After 3 Burglaries
Detectives from South Los Angeles Sheriffs Station conducted three burglary investigations between July 2, 2013 and August 7, 2013 at LAX Crossfit, 11944 South La Cienega Boulevard, Hawthorne. The s
Community Emergency Response Training In Lawndale
Community Emergency Response Team (C.E.R.T.) Training is coming to Lawndale. Sign up now! It is FREE The Los Angeles County Fire Department is proud to present this training to the public. Followi
Prevent Identity Theft
Identity theft is the fastest growing crime in America, affecting half a million new victims each year. Identity theft is the taking of a victims identity to obtain credit and credit cards from bank
Lawndale Mini Market Turned Into A Mini Casino
On August 8, 2013, the Torrance District Attorneys Office charged Kasin Moosani, 29 year old resident of Hawthorne, with possessing two gambling machines (slot machines) at his Lawndale mini market b
Update: Coffee with a Cop Lawndale
On August 14, 2013, deputies from the Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department, South Los Angeles Station/Lawndale Service Center conducted their first "Coffee with a Cop" event. The event was held at
Carjacking, Pepper Spray and Female Suspect Arrested
On August 3, 2013, the victim was driving his vehicle when he stopped for a red traffic signal at Imperial Highway and Western Avenue, Los Angeles. Carmen Robinson, 22 year old female from Los Angele
Lawndale "Coffee with a Cop"
On Wednesday, August 14, 2013, between 9:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m., the Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department, South Los Angeles Station/Lawndale Service Center will host "Coffee with a Cop" at Wendys
Illegal Social Media Parties in Lawndale
The Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department, South Los Angeles Station/Lawndale Service Center in conjunction with the Lawndale Code Enforcement and City Prosecutor is working to prevent illegal Socia
Groundbreaking Memorial
On August 8, 2013, Captain Vera and Deputy Lio participated in a groundbreaking ceremony for a South Los Angeles Sheriffs Station Memorial. The memorial will have a flower bed, waterfall, and barbecu
Rolling Hills Estates Motorist Arrested, Pedestrian Injured
On July 26, 2013, at approximately 8:00 p.m., Nima Vandordaklou a 31 year old male from Rolling Hills Estates, was driving a 2009, gray Honda westbound on Rosecrans Avenue approaching Avis Avenue, in
Lawndale Man Arrested for Possession of Military Ammunition
On July 22, 2013, at 8:40 p.m., deputies from South Los Angeles Sheriffs Station, Summer Enforcement Team arrested Oscar Briseno, 27 year old Lawndale resident for possession of an explosive device,
Lawndale Crosswalk Safety Operation
On July 23, 2013, deputies from the Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department, South Los Angeles Station/Lawndale Service Center conducted a "Crosswalk Safety Operation." The purpose of the operation w
Two dogs rescued by Animal Control and LASD Deputies
On July 17, 2013, at approximately 10:00 a.m. the City of Lawndale Animal Control and deputies from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, South Los Angeles Station/Lawndale Service Center recei
Suspect arrested for breaking into 3 vehicles in Lawndale
On July 5, 2013, at approximately 12:30 a.m. Los Angeles County Sheriffs Deputies from South Los Angeles Station/Lawndale Service Center received a call of a vehicle burglary in progress at 154th Str
Child Safety on the Internet
As a parent, if you own a home computer and allow your children Internet access, you also need to be Internet literate. If you do not know how to access the Internet, take a class, read a book or spen
Deputies Are Well Trained
On Tuesday, July 9, 2013, deputies from the South Los Angeles Sheriffs Station/Lawndale Service Center conducted in-depth field training at the Lawndale High School. Deputies from the Los Angeles Co
Lawndale Firework Suppression Team
On July 4, between 6:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m., deputies from the Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department, South Los Angeles Station/Lawndale Service Center conducted a Firework Suppression Operation. Th
Keep Your Pets Safe on July 4th
The Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department, South Los Angeles Station/Lawndale Service Center, working in conjunction with the City of Lawndale want to assist in keeping your pets safe this 4th of Ju
Lawndale Health Safety and Pet Fair
On Saturday, June 22, 2013, the City of Lawndale held their 2013 Lawndale Health Safety and Pet Fair in front of the Lawndale Community Center, 14700 Burin Avenue, Lawndale, and the Los Angeles County
Lawndale, Safe and Sane fireworks
The City of Lawndale and the Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department wish you a happy and safe 4th of July. In the City of Lawndale, "Safe and Sane" fireworks are the only type of fireworks that are
SOUTH LOS ANGELES STATION CRIME STATISTICS THROUGH JUNE 10, 2013
Lawndale, Special Olympics Torch Run
On June 7, 2013, at 10:00 a.m., the Hawthorne Police Department ran south on Hawthorne Boulevard, and handed the Special Olympics torch to personnel from the City of Lawndale/Los Angeles County Sherif
Lawndale ABC Inspection Follow up
On April 2, 2013, The Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department, South Los Angeles Station/Lawndale Service Center deputies in conjunction with the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (A
Pregnant Woman Robbed, Suspect Arrested
On May 23, 2013, at 3:00 p.m., a pregnant woman had just walked out of Lawndale Liquor at 16201 Hawthorne Boulevard, Lawndale, when Suspect Christian McCraw (19 year old, resident of Lawndale) punched
What is Nixle.com?
In the past, communities were only able to receive information regarding law enforcement issues from the television news media, newspaper news media or the Internet. Nixle.com allows law enforcement
Captain Eliezer Vera
Eliezer Vera, a 24-year veteran of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, was promoted to the rank of Captain by Sheriff Lee Baca and assigned to the South Los Angeles Sheriff Station. South Lo
Suspect Arrested for Child Molesting
Deputies from South Los Angeles Sheriffs Station/Lawndale Service Center were called to Leuzinger High School in the City of Lawndale regarding Teachers Aid Juan Carlos Gutierrez molesting a student
Santa Monica resident arrested after leading deputies on a vehicle pursuit
At approximately 10:45 a.m this morning, South Los Angeles Station deputies attempted to stop Santa Monica resident Stephen Meller, M/48, who was wanted for fleeing from Culver City police officers du
South Los Angeles Station personnel participate in annual Lennox Cinco de Mayo parade
Thousands of spectators cheered and clapped as South Los Angeles Station Captain Eli Vera and other personnel from South Los Angeles Station participated in the annual Cinco de Mayo parade in Lennox S
25 Year Recognition
On May 2, 2013, Sergeant Sandler "Sandy" Nitz was recognized for his 25 years of dedicated service to the Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department and to the public in the policing jurisdictions of Len
Lawndale 2013 Youth Day Parade
On Saturday, April 27, 2013, the City of Lawndale held their annual "Youth Day Parade." The Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department, South Los Angeles Station/Lawndale Service Center worked in conjun
Youth in Government Day
The City of Lawndale held a "Youth in Government Day" on April 22, 2013, at the Lawndale Community Center and Lawndale Council Chambers. Approximately 40 students from Leuzinger, Lawndale, Hawthorne,
Simple steps to help protect yourself from violent crime
Crime Prevention Best practices -Don’t walk or jog early in the morning or late at night when the streets are deserted. -When out at night, try to have a friend walk with you. -Carry onl
Family Fun Day
On Saturday, April 20, 2013, South Los Angeles Sheriffs Station deputies attended the "Rock Around The Block Family Fun Day" at Juan de Anza Elementary School in the unincorporated area of Del Aire.
Overnight kidnapping ends with the arrest of West Athens man
At approximately 8:30 p.m. Thursday night, South Los Angeles Station deputies were dispatched to a home in the 1200 block of west 89th Street in unincorporated West Athens to investigate the report of
Lawndale Deputy Recognized
On April 11, 2013, the Lawndale Rotary Club held their "Firefighter and Deputy of the Year" luncheon at the Lawndale Community Center. A deputy and a firefighter who currently work in the city of Law
Probation Sweep
Deputies from the Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department, South Los Angeles Station/Lawndale Service Center in conjunction with the Los Angeles County Probation Department conducted a probation sweep
Myth vs. Fact: The Law and You- Quotas
In an on-going effort to serve the community in the most professional and responsive manner possible, the South Los Angeles Sheriff’s Station has initiated a social media based community outreach prog
Myth vs. Fact: Refusal to sign a traffic ticket if you think you are not guilty.
In an on-going effort to serve the community in the most professional and responsive manner possible, the South Los Angeles Sheriff’s Station has initiated a social media based community outreach prog
Lawndale ABC Inspections
On April 2, 2013, the Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department, South Los Angeles Station/Lawndale Service Center deputies in conjunction with the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control an
Good Friday Procession
On Friday, March 29, 2013, parishioners from St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Parish conducted their annual Good Friday Easter walk through the neighborhood surrounding their church, 1440 West Imperial High
School Career Day
On March 26, 2013, Jane Addams Middle School located at 4535 West 153rd Place, Lawndale had a Career Day for their students. Personnel from the Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department, South Los Ange
Information Sought
South Los Angeles Station detectives are seeking information about the following incident: INCIDENT DATE, TIME: Monday, March 18, 0115 LOCATION: 11700 block of Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles, 9004
Neighbors looking out for neighbors!
On Monday, March 25, 2013, South Los Angeles Station Captain Eliezer Vera, and Lieutenant John Hocking from South Los Angeles Station/Lawndale Service Center were guest speakers at the 152nd Street ne
Myth vs. Fact: Does a deputy sheriff have authority outside unincorporated county areas?
In an on-going effort to serve the community in the most professional and responsive manner possible, the South Los Angeles Sheriff’s Station has initiated a social media based community outreach prog
Get prepared, stay prepared
On March 21, 2013, the City of Lawndale in partnership with the Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department, South Los Angeles Station/Lawndale Service Center, participated in the County of Los Angeles e
Alleged Graffiti Vandal Arrested in Lennox
South Los Angeles Station detectives arrested 19 year old Lennox resident Luis Daniel Jimenez at his home early this morning after identifying him as the suspect believed to be responsible for vandali
Myths vs. Fact: Warrantless Entries
In an on-going effort to serve the community in the most professional and responsive manner possible, the South Los Angeles Sheriff’s Station has initiated a social media based community outreach prog
Deputies seek gunman in shooting of man in unincorporated Athens
A 54 year old Los Angeles man was shot this morning near the 11000 block of South Vermont Avenue in unincorporated Athens. According to witnesses, the victim had just exited his vehicle when a van
Date Rape Drugs: How can I protect myself from being a victim?
Date rape drugs are powerful and dangerous. They can be slipped into your drink when you are not looking. The drugs often have no color, smell, or taste, so you cant tell if you are being drugged. Th
Unlicensed Contractors Targeted In Lawndale Sting
A two day undercover operation on March 13 and 14, targeting unlicensed contractors in the City of Lawndale, resulted in 13 arrests. The operation, which was conducted by the Contractors State Licen
advanced TECHNOLOGY AIDS IN ARREST
Thanks to advanced technology, a Compton man was arrested near his home this morning after being identified as the suspect who assaulted a woman in a Lawndale bar late Thursday evening. Moises Co
36th Annual Peace Officers Memorial Torch Run
South Los Angeles Sheriffs Station will participate in the 36th Annual Peace Officers Torch Run on May 18th, 2013. The relay is a three-day, 339 mile relay run. There are 59 relay legs that range f
Myths about Miranda Rights
In an on-going effort to serve the community in the most professional and responsive manner possible, the South Los Angeles Sheriff’s Station has initiated a social media based community outreach prog
Parolee arrested after vehicle pursuit in South Los Angeles
Derrick Edwards, 23, of San Bernardino was arrested by South Los Angeles Station deputies early Sunday Morning after leading them on a short vehicle and foot pursuit. Deputies first spotted Edwards d
German Polizei Officers visit South Los Angeles Station
South Los Angeles Sheriff’s Station welcomed German Police Constables Andre Bolz and Denny Laughammer to the station today as part of a month long international exchange program. During their stay in
South Los Angeles Station Bilingual Services / Servicios bilingües de la Estación del Sheriff del Sur de Los Ángeles
Communicating across language barriers often presents a challenge for law enforcement officers. Given the fact that effective communication with a person who has limited English speaking ability might
Donate Blood, Save a Life
On Wednesday March 13, 2013, from 12:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m., the 7th annual “Battle of the Badges” blood drive event will take place in front of the Lawndale City Hall located at 14717 Burin Avenue
Former president of the California Schools Employment Association arrested for embezzlement
South Los Angeles Station detectives arrested 47 year old Rodolfo Sanchez at his home in Huntington Park this morning for allegedly stealing thousands of dollars from the California Schools Employment
MYTH VS FACT: THE LAW AND YOU
In an on-going effort to serve the community in the most professional and responsive manner possible, the South Los Angeles Sheriff’s Station has initiated a social media based community outreach pr
Lennox man kidnapped and forced to drive to a "Gentlemen's Club"
South Los Angeles Sheriffs Station detectives are investigating an early morning kidnapping and robbery that began in Lennox and ended with the release of the victim and arrest of the suspects in Haw
Old fashion police work results in the arrest of 2 suspected gang members
South Los Angeles Station deputies responded to a shooting call in the 1000 block of West 108th Street late Monday night and discovered a male adult suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound
Elderly Man Killed In House Fire
At approximately 6:15 this morning, a house fire occurred in the 13500 block of Cerise Avenue in the unincorporated area of Hawthorne. An elderly man was found dead inside of the location and an eld
Innocent victim shot
A South Los Angeles man was shot in the upper torso this afternoon as he stood in the driveway of his home located near 103 Street and Denker Avenue. Although the shooting appeared to be gang related
Graffiti is not art, it's a crime
The presence of graffiti in a community is no laughing matter. Not only does it cost taxpayers thousands of dollars a year to clean up, it creates an environment of fear and insecurity for residents
Man shot while riding bike
South Los Angeles Station detectives are investigating the shooting of a male adult that occurred late Sunday evening. The victim was riding his bicycle near the intersection of 92st and Vermont Avenu
Gunfire leads to arrest
At approximately 5:00 AM this morning, detectives assigned to the South Los Angeles Sheriffs Station served a search warrant at a home located in the 11900 Block of Cedar Avenue in the City of Hawtho
Former South Los Angeles Station Captain and Lieutenant Honored
On February 19, 2013, the Lawndale City Council recognized Captain Mathew Dendo and Lieutenant Jeff Enfield for their professionalism and dedication to the city of Lawndale. Captain Dendo commanded t
PLANTER DEDICATION CEREMONY
The South Los Angeles Clergy Council and the West Athens Westmont Task Force are presenting a planter to the South Los Angeles Sheriff’s Station. The planter is dedicated to Sheriff Lee Baca and all
FEBRUARY CRIME STATISTICS (UPDATED)
SOUTH LOS ANGELES STATION CRIME STATISTICS THROUGH THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY. Click on the link below.
YEAR TO DATE CRIME STATISTICS
SOUTH LOS ANGELES STATION CRIME STATISTICS THROUGH THE MONTH OD FEBRUARY. Click on the link below.
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department “Gifts for Guns” Program
Sheriff Baca and Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas will be discussing the “Gifts for Guns” program. This program provides an opportunity for residents to safely and anonymously surrender any firearm to th
YEAR TO DATE CRIME STATISTICS
SOUTH LOS ANGELES STATION CRIME STATISTICS THROUGH THE MONTH OF DECEMBER Click on the link below.
Inspire a Child's 2012 Holiday by Donating A New, Unwrapped Toy At South Los Angeles Sheriff's Station
One way to make a needy child feel happy and included in the celebration of the holiday season is to donate a toy. While providing hours of fun and a lasting memory, a single toy can inspire learning,
ALLEGED RAPE SUSPECT ARRESTED
On Wednesday, November 7, 2012, an alleged rape of a mentally disabled woman occurred on a public transit bus in Culver City. As a result of extensive media coverage of the incident, South Los Angele
Charges Have Been Filed Against Alleged Kidnapper of 2-yr old Child
South Los Angeles Sheriffs Station Detectives filed felony kidnapping charges in Torrance Superior Court earlier today against 21 year old Christopher Smith of Inglewood. Smith was arrested by Sout
South Los Angeles Sheriff's Deputy Receives Award
Former South Los Angeles Sheriffs Station deputy, Sergeant Fabiola Barragan, was awarded the "Guardian Angel" Award during a ceremony that took place at St. Michaels Parish on Friday September 28, 2
HOOK OF THE MONTH - JUNE
Deputies Kelley-Eklund and Gomez conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for numerous violations. As they had the driver exit the vehicle, they observed a large bulge protruding from his buttocks area.
YEAR TO DATE CRIME STATISTICS
SOUTH LOS ANGELES STATION CRIME STATISTICS THROUGH THE MONTH OF AUGUST
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