Meet the Sheriff’s Dept. Leadership tonight

(L to R) Chief Neal Tyler, Commander Eric Smith, Commander Jacques "Anthony" LaBerge, Captain Robert Jonsen, Captain Bobby Denham

LANCASTER – Many high ranking members the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department have confirmed their attendance at the joint Town Hall and AV Human Relations Commission meeting in Lancaster tonight, including:

  • Chief Neal Tyler – LASD
  • Commander Eric Smith – LASD
  • Commander Jacques “Anthony” La Berge– LASD
  • Captain Robert Jonsen – Lancaster LASD
  • Captain Bobby Denham – Palmdale LASD

The meeting will also feature Diana Teran and Walter Katz of the Los Angeles Office of Independent Review (OIR).

The meeting will discuss the status of the Department of Justice’s ongoing investigation into alleged discriminatory policing by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Lancaster and Palmdale stations, as well as the separate ongoing investigation into alleged harassment and mistreatment of Section 8 recipients in the Antelope Valley.

Additionally, the meeting will address community reactions or concerns regarding the deputy-involved shooting, which took place Oct. 13 in Palmdale, as well as all other complaints involving the Sheriff’s Department.

The meeting will take place at 6:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 28, at 1030 West Avenue L-8, Lancaster.