Contact: Tony Bell, Communications Deputy
Office: (213) 974-5555 Cell: (213) 215-5176
October 20, 2009 For Immediate Release
SHERIFF TO receive GRANT TO REDUCE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CRIMES IN THE COUNTY
LOS ANGELES COUNTY –To enhance the Sheriff’s Department ability to combat intellectual property crimes in the County, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a $200,000 from the United States Department of Justice for the Sheriff’s Department’s Counterfeit and Piracy Enforcement Team Program (CAPE), announced Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.
The funds will be used to teams of Community Oriented Policing Services Bureau investigators to identify, investigate, and prepare intellectual property crimes for prosecution.