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Man found burned, bound and naked on side of 605 Freeway dies

A man who dragged himself naked, burned and bound up a riverbed wash to the side of the 605 Freeway where he was discovered has died, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said.

Los Angeles Wants You To Be Its Surveillance Spook

2 days agoNews : Reason

Do you want to be the Nancy Drew of Venice Beach? Well, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department (LASD) has a deal for you. The law enforcement agency announced last week the launch of a program to get civilians to crowdsource the...Show More Summary

Three Teens Arrested for Egging Homeless Woman Praying on Sidewalk

On Monday, a homeless woman praying on the sidewalk in the city of Lancaster was assaulted by a teenage boy in an egging attack. The Los Angeles Times reported that a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy caught the suspect in the act near Sierra Highway and Jackson Avenue and arrested him immediately. Show More Summary

Sheriff's officials revisit use-of-force policy after lawsuit ruling

Los Angeles County sheriff's officials are revisiting the department's policy governing when and how deputies can use physical force, in light of a court ruling last year that officers can be held liable even for actions that led up to a shooting.

Man who shot at sheriff's deputies in East Los Angeles surrenders

A man suspected of firing at deputies Saturday night in East Los Angeles before barricading himself inside a nearby home was in custody Sunday morning, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

'Tosh.0' host pays tribute to man mistakenly killed by deputies

Comedy Central TV host Daniel Tosh took to Twitter to remember John Winkler, the aspiring TV producer mistakenly killed by Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies this week.

LA Sheriffs launch crowdsourced 'emergency event' surveillance app that uses your photos and videos

last weekOdd : Boing Boing

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department today unveiled a software program that allows law enforcement agencies to solicit and gather videos and photos of "emergency events" submitted by the public.

West Hollywood Man Killed By Police After Being Mistakenly Identified As Stabbing Suspect

last weekLGBT / Gay : Queerty

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has confirmed that on Monday night, deputies responding to a hostage situation in West Hollywood shot and killed a 30-year-old Tosh.0 production assistant after mistakenly identifying him as an assailant. According to the Los Angeles Times, John Winkler had gone to a neighbor’s apartment at 939 Palm Avenue, the […]

Aspiring producer mistakenly killed by deputies was chasing his dream

Family and friends of the aspiring producer mistakenly killed by Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies this week said he was excited to be chasing his Hollywood dream.

L.A. Sheriff's Deputies Shoot Fleeing Hostage, Charge Hostage Taker With Murder

last weekNews : Reason

Deputies from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department (LASD) were responding to a report of "assault with a deadly weapon, man with a knife" at an apartment complex in West Hollywood on Monday night when they shot at two hostages attempting o flee, killing one of them. Show More Summary

L.A. Cops Mistakenly Kill ‘Tosh.0? Production Assistant In Botched Hostage Situation

A 30-year-old Tosh.0 production assistant was shot and killed in West Hollywood, Calif. on Monday, after a trio of Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department mistook him for the suspect in… READ ON

Tosh.0 Production Assistant Accidentally Shot and Killed by LAPD

last weekNews : Mediaite

On Thursday night, officers with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department accidentally shot and killed a 30-year-old production assistant for Tosh.0 after mistaking him for the man who was holding him hostage...

Sheriff's deputies mistakenly killed aspiring TV producer

Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies mistakenly shot and killed an aspiring TV producer earlier this week while responding to a stabbing and hostage standoff in West Hollywood, officials said Thursday.

L.A. Sheriffs Mistakenly Shoot & Kill A Tosh.0 Production Assistant Who Was Being Held Captive By An Armed Assailant!

This is horrible! Police just released details of a shooting that occurred in West Hollywood on Monday and everything we're learning about the tragic event is just AWFUL! It all started when Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department responded to an “assault with a deadly weapon, man with a knife” call at a WeHo apartment building. In the [...]

Tosh.0 Production Assistant Accidentally Killed by L.A. Sheriff Deputy

Monday night, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department accidentally shot and killed a production assistant for Tosh.0 after mistaking the 30-year-old for a stabbing suspect. Read more...

Deputies' accidental killing of aspiring TV producer 'very tragic'

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department acknowledged Thursday that its deputies mistakenly shot and killed an aspiring TV producer earlier this week while responding to a stabbing and hostage standoff in West Hollywood.

'Tosh.0' Production Assistant Mistakenly Shot & Killed by LA Sheriff Deptuty

A production assistant from the Comedy Central series Tosh.0 was mistakenly shot and killed by a member of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. The staffer, whose name was John Winkler, was mistaken for a stabbing subject and was fatally shot after deputies responded to an “assault with a deadly weapon, man with a knife [...]

TV producer mistakenly killed by deputies in West Hollywood

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department acknowledged Thursday that its deputies mistakenly shot and killed a West Hollywood TV producer they thought was a stabbing suspect.

L.A County Sheriff sends out scam alert.

This alert was sent via nixle and bears forwarding and repeating.  Scammers are out there. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has been advised that citizens are receiving phone calls from individuals who are representing themselves as Department employees. The caller usually tells the citizen that there has been a warrant issued for their arrest [...]

L.A. teen charged in spring break melee near UC Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara County prosecutors have charged a Los Angeles teen with assaulting a sheriff's deputy during a spring break party over the weekend in Isla Vista, an incident authorities say helped spark a violent melee that led to more than 100 people getting arrested.

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