Recognized for its potentially dangerous radiological materials, County Services Bureau / Harbor UCLA Medical Center gets sophisticated new security upgrade

The Office of Homeland Security/Department of Energy has awarded a Grant to Harbor-UCLA Medical Center for Major Security Enhancements. This grant provides for enhanced security measures to ensure the safeguard of high security risk radiological materials located at the Medical Center. Some of the security enhancements include sophisticated motion detectors, high definition CCTV's, and control access iris scanners. The grant also provides for state-of-the-art monitoring and alarm capabilities within the Sheriff's Dispatch at the Medical Center. The LASD has increased their ability to monitor the 72 acre campus, ensuring a pro-active approach to prevent or respond to potential security threats and emergent situations.

Story by Sergeant Benjamin Grubb and Operations Assistant II Katherine Leiva.

Sergeant Luis Castro,

Captain Charles B. Stringham

County Services Bureau

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department




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Picture of Dispatch Area before upgrades
Picture of Dispatch Area before upgrades

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