Skip to content

LASD deputy

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD). Officially, the County of Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department.

Law enforcement agency serving Los Angeles County, California.

LASD is the largest sheriff’s department in the United States and the third largest local police agency in the United States, following the New York Police Department, and the Chicago Police Department.

LASD has approximately 18,000 employees, 9,915 sworn deputies and 9,244 unsworn members. It is often confused with the unrelated Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), which provides law enforcement service within the city of Los Angeles, which is the county seat of Los Angeles County.