L.A. Sheriff's Department Says Video Of Employees Partying Is Inaccurate
Written by B87FM on August 2, 2020
The L.A. Sheriff’s Division says video footage that went viral exhibiting presumed staff partying with out masks just isn’t true. They are saying the individuals within the video should not LASD staff, nor was the occasion organized by the workplace.
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“It was not a reserving by the L.A. County Sheriff’s Division instantly, and we can not verify whether or not LASD workers have been current,” the division defined on Fb.
“The individuals recognized within the video should not staff of the Sheriff’s Division and this occasion was not hosted by the LASD. As quickly as we grew to become conscious of allegations of deputies attending a celebration in violation of well being orders, we initiated an inquiry in an try to validate the knowledge or misinformation. If additional particulars are found and motion is warranted, we’ll take acceptable administrative motion”
The unique footage, which was recorded by the group Floor Sport LA, exhibits males with out masks responding “yeah,” when requested if they’re with the division.
Gov. Gavin Newsom ordered that bars in L.A. County shut down as of late June, as coronavirus instances start to rise.
The LASD is opening an investigation into the incident, Deputy Maria Lucero, a spokesperson for the division, says.