In The News

  • Shooting of Donnell Thompson, Jr.


    In July of 2016, LA County Special Enforcement Bureau deputies shot and killed and unarmed civilian, 27 year-old Donnell Thompson, Jr., while searching for an armed suspect in a nearby car jacking incident.  Members of the SEB surrounded Mr. Thompson, a mentally disabled man, and then shot him from atop an armored vehicle with a high powered military style

  • FBI Investigation into Police Conduct


    In September of 1999, the El Monte Police Department was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation for possible civil rights violations in the shooting death of Mario Paz, a 64 year old El Monte resident at home asleep on August 8th when police raided his home. The address for the home was obtained by