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Two K9s Trained to Support Firefighters with PTSD, Anxiety

Two Labrador retrievers specially trained to support firefighters with post-traumatic stress or high-level anxiety are set to join the Los Angeles County Fire Department Tuesday as part of a new program. Donated by Thor’s Hope Foundation in partnership with Performance … Continue reading

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L.A. County Considers Hiring Non-Sworn Force to Patrol Parks

The Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to reconsider how to ensure safety in county parks following Sheriff Alex Villanueva’s announcement that he will close the department’s Parks Bureau, provoking the sheriff to accuse the board of “defunding” the LASD. … Continue reading

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LASD Prepares to Assist with Mudslide Operations in Santa Barbara County

In a continuing effort to efficiently work with partnering governmental agencies, on Tuesday, January 16, 2018, through January 22, 2018, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) will be providing resources to assist current mudslide recovery and clean-up efforts in … Continue reading

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Sikorsky Delivers Two S-70i™ Black Hawk Helicopters to the Los Angeles County Fire Department

COATESVILLE, Pa., Dec. 13, 2017  — Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company, delivered two S-70i™ Black Hawk helicopters to the County of Los Angeles at a ceremony in Coatesville, Pennsylvania. The S-70i Black Hawk helicopters will be customized to a Firehawk™ … Continue reading

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Baywatch Wannabe? Suspect Steals Lifeguard Pickup Truck at Dockweiler Beach

A 39-year-old man was in custody Saturday on suspicion of stealing a Los Angeles County Fire Department lifeguard pickup truck at Dockweiler Beach. The theft occurred between 3:30 and 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. Authorities recovered the … 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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