America’s Finest: Profiles in Progressive Policing: LASD - Technology and Communications -

America’s Finest: Profiles in Progressive Policing: LASD

America’s biggest sheriff’s department leverages technology to deliver superior service



Crawford Coates | From the February 2012 Issue Tuesday, February 21, 2012

With nearly 10,000 sworn officers, there’s no question that the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) is big. But recent investments in technology—and a long-term commitment to technology as a force multiplier—have made the LASD remarkably efficient and a shining example of the future of policing in America.

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