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New Sheriff Air Rescue 5 Super Puma Helicopters Unveiled (With Video)

Last week in Long Beach the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Aero Bureau held a press conference to unveil the new Super Puma Helicopters. The County of Los Angeles recently approved the acquisition of three previously owned Eurocopter AS 332L1 … Continue reading

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Baldwin Park Inches Closer to Disbanding Police Department, Contracting with Sheriff

By Maritza Velazquez, http://www.sgvtribune.com The city of Baldwin Park inched closer Wednesday to disbanding its police department and contracting with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, after a fiery debate and a narrow vote by the City Council. A preliminary … Continue reading

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LA County to Upgrade Sheriff and Fire Dispatch Consoles

Los Angeles County last week announced that it has signed a $12.5 million contract to have Raytheon replace its aging dispatch consoles with twin-screen equipment that is expected to enhance fire and sheriff dispatchers’ ability to quickly make the most-effective … Continue reading

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Counter-Terrorism Training Exercise Underway in Downey

Lights, sirens and discussions of a terrorist attack Monday in Downey are merely a training exercise by federal agents, law enforcement agencies and medical personnel to prepare for the worst. Students from local high schools will serve as volunteers for the … Continue reading

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Info: Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Ocean Rescue Boat

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Ocean Rescue Boat program began service in August 2007 and has proven its worth as a program with very unique tactical capabilities. The Ocean Rescue program is operated by the Special Enforcement Bureau’s Emergency … Continue reading

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Riverside County to Roll Out New Radio System in 2012

Riverside County officials say they will roll out a $148 million radio system by year’s end that will greatly improve communications for sheriff’s deputies, and to a lesser extent for firefighters. “This is a great leap forward for the county,” … Continue reading

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Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Dept. Gets New Mobile Communication System

Over the next 21 months, Raytheon will be working with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department to install mobile Panasonic Toughbook computers in roughly 2,400 police cruisers. Deputies will be able to access the Internet, fingerprint databases and other criminal … Continue reading

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New Public Safety Surveillance Drone

A manufacturer of small surveillance drones for the military has unveiled a model for use by police and other public safety agencies. Aerovironment Inc. of Monrovia, said Thursday its remotely controlled Qube air vehicle is small enough to fit in … Continue reading

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LASD Norwalk Station Halloween Haunted Jail October 22

Norwalk Sheriff’s Station is pleased to announce the return of the “Haunted Jail” and Open House on Saturday, October 22nd from 11am till 4pm. Due to an overwhelming demand, we are going to empty our station jail of all inmates … Continue reading

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Two Communications Towers to Go Up in Whittier, Puente Hills for Emergency Response System

Los Angeles County officials are looking to ensure that its 34,000 first responders are linked to one another and can communicate instantaneously in the event of a large-scale crisis or other catastrophic emergency – an issue that became nearly impossible … Continue reading

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