Mounted Enforcement Detail (MED) currently consists of full time Deputy Sheriffs, and some Sheriff’s Reserves. Personnel purchase their own equestrian mounts (horses) which they use for the detail. Full time Deputies train and deploy primarily in addition to their regular
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department sponsors one of the largest Explorer Programs in the United States. There are presently 20 different Explorer Posts in the Sheriff’s Department, and over 600 explorers. The primary purpose of the program is
General Requirements 1. Be a United States Citizen. 2. At the time of appointment, be at least 20 years of age. 3. Be a high school graduate or equivalent. 4. Posses a valid California Class “C” Driver’s License or higher. 5.
Equestrian Civilian Volunteers are attached to each Posse Unit and two additional volunteer units located at Industry and Palmdale stations. They receive limited training and act as “eyes and ears,” much the same as our Volunteers on Patrol. Equestrian
Los Angeles County is one of the largest and most diverse counties in the entire Nation. The Sheriff’s Department has taken great strides to truly connect with the residents of Los Angeles County and provide them with the