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Sheriff Alex Villanueva Defies Subpoena To Testify About COVID-19 In L.A. County Jails

The Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva denied a subpoena order to testify in regards to the coronavirus amongst the inmates in the County jail system during a virtual meeting Thursday, officials said. During the May 7 Civilian Oversight Panel meeting, a unanimous vote approved the issuance of a subpoena, ordering Sheriff Villanueva to attend the virtual meeting of the ...

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Sheriff Villanueva Claims Pitchess Inmates Intentionally Spreading COVID-19 (VIDEO)

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Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva announced the department had determined a group of inmates at the Pitchess Detention Center in Castaic had deliberately attempted to infect themselves with COVID-19 during his weekly virtual press conference on Monday. The department released footage captured by the facility’s video surveillance equipment which shows multiple men sharing from a single bottle of hot ...

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L.A. County Sheriff Alex Villanueva Outlines Cuts Amid Budget Shortfall

LA County Board Of Supervisors Move To Freeze Sheriff’s Department Funding

The impact of the $400 million shortfall in the Board of Supervisors’ recommended budget compared to the $3.9 billion budget submitted by the Sheriff’s Department was outlined by Sheriff Alex Villanueva during his COVID-19 status update on Monday. “We’re doing our best, we don’t really have any fat to trim, so what we’re doing is shifting around things that are ...

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Quarantined Deputies Paid For April, Sheriff Requests Paid Leave For March  

Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva is pushing to have deputies who were placed under quarantine due to the coronavirus in March to be paid sick leave, officials said Thursday.  Federal guidelines state that starting on April 1, employees should receive 80 hours of paid sick leave if quarantined due to the coronavirus, according to County officials.  “The sheriff should ...

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Gun Store Closure Remains In Effect In L.A. County After Sheriff Confers With Governor

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Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva announced Thursday that gun and ammunition stores would be closed down after suspending his initial efforts to close “nonessential” businesses as he waited for Governor Gavin Newsom to clarify what businesses were deemed essential. Press Conference Sheriff Alex Villanueva Provides Information and Updates Related to the Emergency Operations Center, COVID-19 Scams, and L.A. County ...

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Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva Set To Visit Santa Clarita

LA County Board Of Supervisors Move To Freeze Sheriff’s Department Funding

Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva is planning to visit Santa Clarita for a February town hall meeting, officials said. Santa Clarita residents are invited to “have their voices heard” by Villanueva at the town hall meeting on March 2, according to officials. The official post from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station welcomes community members for an evening of ...

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Los Angeles County Sheriff Welcomes New Class Of Deputies

Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva welcomed class 443 to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department on Friday after the group swore in as peace officers. LASD Academy Class 443 Graduation Graduation ceremony for LASD Academy Class 443, live from College of the Canyons.On Friday January 10, 2020, a total of the 69 polished recruits lined up at the College ...

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LA County Board Of Supervisors Move To Freeze Sheriff’s Department Funding

LA County Board Of Supervisors Move To Freeze Sheriff’s Department Funding

The LA County Board of Supervisors passed a motion Tuesday to freeze funding and hiring processes for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) due to budget deficits, officials said. The motion could require Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva to agree to a spending “mitigation plan” aiming to reduce a $63 million budget deficit, a fiscal matter largely blamed ...

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New Deputies Graduate From Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Academy

70 Sheriff’s Department recruits graduated from the Deputy Academy during a ceremony held on Friday at the Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons. Made up of 15 female and 55 male graduates, Academy Class 434 celebrated the formal transformation of academy recruits into sworn peace officers during the graduation ceremony, presided over by Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex ...

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Alex Villanueva Sworn In As Los Angeles County Sheriff, Vows To ‘Rebuild’ Department

Alex Villanueva was sworn in Monday as Los Angeles County’s 33rd  sheriff after becoming the first person in 104 years to unseat an incumbent sheriff in Los Angeles, according to officials. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking KHTS Santa Clarita News Alerts delivered right to your inbox. “We were the underdogs in a campaign that was discounted by the establishment,” said Villanueva. ...

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