Public Corruption Investigation

LASD Sheriff's Department Logo

Public Corruption Investigation

Public Corruption Investigation 800 170 SIB Staff

Multiple Search Warrants Served Today in Connection With Ongoing Public Corruption Investigation

Today, detectives from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Public Corruption Unit served search warrants at multiple locations in connection with an ongoing public corruption investigation. Those locations included the homes of Los Angeles County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl and Los Angeles County Civilian Oversight Commissioner Patricia “Patti” Giggans. Also searched were offices located at: Los Angeles County Hall of Administration, Peace Over Violence Headquarters, and LA Metro Headquarters. The investigation has been shared with a federal agency and they continue to monitor.

This remains an active investigation and we are unable to comment further at this time, although in full transparency the search warrant has been posted here:

Search Warrant – PDF

Letter to Attorney General – PDF

Motion to Disqualify – PDF

Nixle – Link

Letter to Board of Supervisors regarding a request for removal of Max Huntsman as Inspector General, September 21, 2022 – PDF

Letter to Attorney General Bonta regarding request for investigation, September 21, 2022 – PDF

Declaration of Max Fernandez in response to Court’s Order, September 20, 2022 – PDF

Sheriff’s response letter to Board of Supervisors regarding demand to relieve specific confidential employees from their duties of public trust, October 05, 2022 – PDF

Declaration brief regarding Destruction of evidence – PDF