Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department/Antelope Valley (California )


In August 2011, the Civil Rights Division of the US Department of Justice (the Division) opened an investigation into the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) in California. In June 2013, the Division identified a pattern or practice of harassment and profiling of black and Latino residents of Palmdale and Lancaster, California. In May 2015, the parties entered into a court-enforced consent decree, which remains in effect.

Fast Facts

Case Status: Ongoing
City and State: Monterey Park, California
Year Initiated: 2011
Year Closed: Ongoing

Case Documents

Document Title PDF Link
Findings Letter 2013 PDF
Settlement Agreement 2015 PDF