Receive alerts from your local agencies
...or text your ZIP CODE to 888777 for mobile alerts

Full Notification

LASD - Los Angeles County Sheriffs Dept Information Bureau (SIB)
Sunday February 4th, 2024 :: 11:33 a.m. PST


#LASD Successful Joint Operation Enhances Safety in Palmdale Community

Successful Joint Operation Enhances Safety in Palmdale Community

PALMDALE, CA – The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD), Palmdale Station, in a collaborative effort with the California Department of Alcohol Beverage Control (ABC), conducted a significant operation aimed at enhancing public safety and enforcing laws within the Palmdale community. This joint effort underscores our ongoing commitment to keeping our residents safe while strictly enforcing laws and regulations.
The operation was initiated in response to numerous community complaints about illegal concerts and events. These events, promoted through social media, raised concerns over public safety and order. In a strategic response, LASD personnel, working in conjunction with ABC, undertook a comprehensive investigation. On the evening in question, plainclothes investigators successfully infiltrated a major illegal event around 9:00 PM, gathering crucial evidence of violations.
Upon confirmation of illegal activities, deputies and uniformed ABC agents entered the property, supported by California Highway Patrol (CHP) officers who secured the perimeter. The event, attended by approximately 150 individuals with many more anticipated, featured live bands, armed security, and multiple vendors. Thanks to the professionalism and coordination of all involved agencies, the event was disbanded peacefully, with attendees dispersing without incident. Two individuals, identified as the event's organizers, were arrested and cited on-site for their roles in orchestrating the gathering.
Further extending their efforts to uphold community standards, deputies and agents conducted "IMPACT" inspections at two local liquor stores identified as focal points for calls for service and criminal activities. These inspections are part of a broader initiative to ensure compliance with the Business and Professions Code. The targeted locations were issued written warnings for various violations, highlighting the commitment of LASD and ABC to maintaining high standards of business operations in our community.
This operation, spanning from 6:00 PM to 2:00 AM, not only resulted in the peaceful resolution of a potentially hazardous situation but also reinforced the importance of collaboration between law enforcement agencies and the community. The LASD, Palmdale Station, alongside our partners at ABC and CHP, remains dedicated to the safety and well-being of Palmdale residents, demonstrating our unwavering resolve to address and mitigate any actions that threaten our community's safety.
We thank the community for their vigilance and continued support in reporting suspicious activities. Together, we are making Palmdale a safer place for everyone.
About Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Palmdale Station
The LASD, Palmdale Station, is committed to serving the community of Palmdale with integrity and dedication. Our mission is to provide outstanding law enforcement services, ensuring a safe and secure environment for all residents. We work closely with our community and law enforcement partners to uphold the highest standards of public safety.
Partner to prevent or report crime by contacting your local Sheriff’s station. Or if you wish to remain Anonymous, call “LA Crime Stoppers” by dialing 800-222-TIPS (8477), texting the letters TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or using the website
To receive detailed, up-to-date information directly from the LASD via e-mail, register for "Nixle" alerts at and register for "LASD-HQ Newsroom (SHB), Los Angeles County Sheriff" and also register for your local LASD station area. Or, text your zip code to 888777 to receive text alerts only. Standard text messaging rates may apply, depending on your calling plan. 

LASD - Los Angeles County Sheriffs Dept Information Bureau (SIB)
211 W Temple St
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 213-229-1700

Navigate & Discover