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For Immediate Release:
September 26, 2022
LOS ANGELES—The Los Angeles County Probation Department is mourning the loss of Deputy Probation Officer II, Paula Lind, a devoted staff member.
On Sunday, September 25th, Deputy Probation Officer II Lind was a home invasion victim suffering fatal injuries. The Probation Department’s Honor Guard and Special Enforcement Operations team assisted in transferring DPO II Lind to the Coroner’s Office.
Chief Probation Officer Adolfo Gonzales said, “Our hearts are heavy today. Our Officers work daily to help folks start over and rebuild their lives; their work helps keep communities safe. It is horrifying to hear that one of our beloved Officers passed in this manner. I am hopeful that the individual responsible for this attack will be held accountable and that justice will prevail. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Lind family, loved ones, and friends.”
Deputy Probation Officer II Lind, served the Department for 16 years.
Authorities have one person in custody, and an investigation is underway.
The Department requests that the family be allowed to mourn in private.