LASD extends its sincere condolences & prayers to our family at the Phoenix Police Department for the loss of Commander Greg Carnicle, who was killed in the line of duty today. May you be in God’s arms. #ThankYouForYourService #LODD
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Facebook Content Policy The purpose of this social media page is for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department to share news and information regarding the activities, policies and programs of the Department and its employees. We encourage discussion and comments on posts. Your insights are important. -Comments- Before posting a comment, please note the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will review all comments after posting. Due to the fact this page is public and possibly visible to persons of all ages, we expect participants to show respect, civility and consideration to visitors. 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Employees of the Sheriff’s Department will not edit public comments to remove objectionable or inappropriate content, so please ensure that comments comply with this policy if you would like it posted. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department recognizes that social media tools are available 24 hours a day, and we welcome comments at any time. However, given the need to manage resources, the moderation and posting of comments will occur during regular business hours, Monday through Friday 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Pacific Standard Time, or when possible. Comments submitted after hours or on weekends or holidays will be read and posted as soon as possible if they meet the aforementioned criteria; in most cases, this will mean the next business day. -Privacy- To protect your personal privacy and the privacy of other persons, The Sheriff’s Department recommends that people do not include personally identifiable information, such as full name, Social Security number, phone numbers, addresses, or e-mail addresses in the body of their comments. If comments include personally identifiable information, it may not be posted. Note: The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department or any of its members will not ask for your personal information via any social networking site either through the official Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department “Facebook” page, nor any “Facebook” page maintained by any other unit or person employed by the Sheriff’s Department, for any official use by the Department. -Endorsements- Any references to commercial entities, products, services, or other non-governmental organizations or individuals that remain on this site are provided solely for informational purposes, or provided by the web hosting service. Such references are not an official or personal endorsement by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department of any product, person, or service. -Contact- Members of the public should be aware that information shared through this site may be subject to release to people who request it through the Freedom of Information Act. Please note that communications made through social media channels, such as the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department “Facebook” page, will not constitute legal or official notice or comment to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department or any official or employee of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department for any purpose. While it was necessary for the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department to impose these restrictions, it doesn't mean that we don't want to hear from members of the public. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department encourages feedback - both positive and negative - and we want to hear your ideas and opinions. You can contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department by visiting http://shq.lasdnews.net/Contact.Info-ALL.html -Amendments - This policy may be updated or amended at any time.
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