CSLEA Thanks the Emergency Professionals Who Responded to Oroville Dam Danger

CSLEA Thanks the Emergency Professionals Who Responded to Oroville Dam Danger

“Our members in law enforcement, public safety, and emergency management responded to this crisis at a moment’s notice, some of whom were evacuated from their own homes.  We thank all of them for their commitment to public safety and saving lives.” –CSLEA President Alan Barcelona   SACRAMENTO – The California Statewide Law Enforcement Association (CSLEA)… Continue Reading

Los Angeles Couple Sentenced for Defrauding Immigrants

Los Angeles Couple Sentenced for Defrauding Immigrants

LOS ANGELES – A husband and wife who defrauded undocumented immigrants by posing as an immigration lawyer and a consultant have been sentenced to prison and felony probation following an investigation by California Department of Justice special agents, and federal and local law enforcement investigators. “To prey on vulnerable undocumented immigrants who need assistance making… Continue Reading

Long Beach Woman Sentenced for Helping Ex-Husband to Evade Taxes

Long Beach Woman Sentenced for Helping Ex-Husband to Evade Taxes

LOS ANGELES-  On February 21, 2015, a 70-year-old Long Beach woman was sentenced to three years of formal probation and ordered to pay $598,000 in restitution to the California State Franchise Tax Board for concealing her ex-husband’s income to help him avoid paying state taxes. Linda Ann Knowlton pleaded no contest to one felony count… Continue Reading

ASA-DOJ Is Accepting Applications For Scholarships

ASA-DOJ Is Accepting Applications For Scholarships

SACRAMENTO -The Association of Special Agents-DOJ (ASA-DOJ) is accepting applications for scholarships that will be awarded to qualified members, or their family members, seeking higher education. (Please see application for details.) The 2017 ASA-DOJ Scholarship Program is awarding four (4) $500.00 scholarships. If you would like to submit an application, please fill it out, print… Continue Reading

Sacramento Man Sentenced to Prison for Manufacturing Guns

Sacramento Man Sentenced to Prison for Manufacturing Guns

SACRAMENTO—Special agents in the California Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Bureau of Firearms assisted in an investigation which led to a three year, five month prison sentence for a Sacramento man who pleaded guilty to manufacturing and dealing firearms and possession of unregistered machine gun. In his plea agreement on April 14, 2016, Daniel Albert Crowninshield,… Continue Reading

CSLB Investigators Snag 51 in Undercover Stings

CSLB Investigators Snag 51 in Undercover Stings

SACRAMENTO – On February 8-9, 2017, Contractors State License Board investigators set out to find unlicensed contractors in San Jose and Oceanside by setting up an undercover sting houses.  The investigators posed as homeowners looking to pay someone to help with home improvement projects such as painting, plumbing, flooring, landscaping, concrete work, and fencing. The… Continue Reading

CSLEA & CABCA Presidents Testify at Confirmation Hearing for Lori Ajax

CSLEA & CABCA Presidents Testify at Confirmation Hearing for Lori Ajax

SACRAMENTO –  Governor Jerry’ Brown’s appointee for Chief of the new Bureau of Medical Cannabis Regulation Lori Ajax was the focus of a Senate Rules Committee confirmation hearing on February 15, 2016. During the hearing, California Statewide Law Enforcement Association (CSLEA) President Alan Barcelona and Kevin Highbaugh, CSLEA director and president of California Alcoholic Beverage… Continue Reading

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