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LASD - Los Angeles County Sheriffs Dept Information Bureau (SIB)
Thursday September 1st, 2022 :: 06:14 p.m. PDT


Department Members Relieved of Duty for Misconduct

Today, in conjunction with state and federal agencies, detectives from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department – Public Corruption Unit, served search warrants on multiple locations regarding weapon law violations.  Evidence was seized involving individuals who appear to have been involved in a possible long-term scheme to defraud the citizens of Los Angeles County. 

Two Department personnel were relieved of duty, and their peace officer powers were suspended, pending the outcome of this investigation. This investigation was initiated approximately one-year ago as the result of irregularities discovered in the CCW application process. 

While disappointed at the alleged conduct this investigation uncovered involving Department personnel, Sheriff Alex Villanueva will not tolerate employee misconduct and expects all members of the Department to hold themselves to the highest level of ethical and professional conduct.   

This is an active investigation, and we are unable to comment further at this time. 

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Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department  
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Alex Villanueva, Sheriff
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department 

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