|EBI Attends the 2013 Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run Kick-Off
EBI representatives, Deputy Reynoso (left) and Custody Assistant Lubinsky (right) showing support with one of the Special Olympics athletes in the picture above. The 2013 Special Olympics Law Enforcem
|From The Heart... Stories of Thanks and Redemption
“After entering the education dorm, classes and codes of conduct were initiated to keep peace and provide a place were change from destructive bad behaviors could begin. We forget that a bad attitud
|Maximizing Education Reaching Individual Transformation by Brant Choate
According to Sheriff Lee Baca, the Los Angeles County Sherriff’s Department (LASD) is the nation’s “largest sheriff’s department, second largest policing agency, and in addition to dozens of patrol stations and the country’s largest court security responsibilities, operates the nation’s largest jail system.” In the wake of a state budget crisis, LASD isn’t giving up, especially when it comes to the housing of the new “state” inmates commonly referred to as AB109ers.
|A Few Words About Recidivism and Safer Jails
Recidivism. At first glance, the word seems easy enough to define. Upon closer inspection, however, we begin to realize that the word resembles an onion, whose layers must be painstakingly removed, on by one. While researching this publication, it became clear that the word recidivism can mean a great many things to a great many people.
|MERIT What Do You Do?
One of LASDs exemplary programs is Maximizing Education Reaching Individual Transformation, also known as the MERIT program. This program is overseen by the Education Based Incarceration Bureau (EBI
|CTU Is Looking Out For You!
The Community Transition Unit (CTU) was established in April 2001 to identify and link inmates to public, private, faith-based (FBO) and community-based (CBO) organizations’ services upon their releas
|SHARE Tolerance Now In Custody
Since its introduction to the general public in late 2008, the SHARE Tolerance program has been experienced by thousands of middle school and high school students throughout Los Angeles County. The pr
|How Correctional Programs are funded with LASD
The Inmate Welfare Fund (IWF) exists by way of statutory authority granted to the Sheriff to establish, maintain and operate a store in connection with the county jail. The sale price of articles offe
|EBI's Veteran Program
The Veteran’s program is a component of the Education Based Incarceration Bureau, and focuses on military veterans within the Los Angeles County Jail system. The program provides training related to l
|EBI’s Jail Enterprises Unit
As a part of the Education Based Incarceration Bureau, the Jail Enterprises Unit (JEU) works with the inmate vocational training programs to provide appropriate occupational and workplace skills to
|The Folsom Project
Through a long standing practice, the Lions Club International Volunteers Committee has been collecting, refurbishing and distributing used eyewear to various homeless people within local and national
|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