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Posted on: April 20, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Sheriff Statement - Readiness for Potential Civil Unrest Related to Chauvin Trial Verdict

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Statement from Lost Hills Sheriff's Station on Preparedness Measures for Any Potential Civil Unrest Related to Derek Chauvin Trial Verdict – April 20, 2021

“The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and your Malibu/Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station would like to assure our communities we are fully staffed and deployed throughout the cities of Malibu, Agoura Hills, Hidden Hills, Calabasas, Westlake Village and the unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County. While everyone’s right to free speech and expression should be respected and upheld, incidents of looting, theft, property damage or violence will not be tolerated. Please know that your deputies’ first priority is your safety and the protection of your property. Any suspicious activity should be immediately reported to Malibu/Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station at (818) 878-1808.” 

The Sheriff’s Department Operations Center (DOC) Emergency Operations Bureau (EOB) will be activated once the jury goes into deliberation in the trial of Derek Chauvin for the death of George Floyd. The DOC will be open 24/7, once activated to maintain situational awareness of all incidents in the area and to manage Mutual Aid requests.