Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station officials announced the newly appointed sergeant for the Crime Prevention Unit at Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station, Sgt. Dan Dantice.Dantice has been with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department for over 26 years.If his name sounds familiar, it might be because he served as a deputy at the Santa Clarita Valley station for three years, from 2012-15, according to a news release from Sheriff’s Station spokeswoman Shirley Miller.Two of the three years, he was assigned as one of the zone leaders within the Crime Prevention Unit. Dantice is excited for the opportunity to come back as the sergeant of the unit, and is looking forward to connecting with the community, according to Sheriff’s Station officials.The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Crime Prevention Unit utilizes partnerships with the community to identify crime trends and implement plans of action to combat issues of concern, according to Sheriff’s Department officials. They also partake in community outreach through events such as Coffee with a Cop. There are Crime Prevention Zone Leaders assigned to your neighborhood. They are your partners in crime prevention. Zone Leaders act as liaisons between the sheriff’s station and the community, providing a consistent and personal point of contact.Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station polices the city of Santa Clarita and the unincorporated communities and a portion of the Angeles National Forest, as well as Bouquet Canyon, Canyon Country, Castaic, Gorman, Hasley Canyon, Newhall, Neenach, Sand Canyon, Santa Clarita, Saugus, Six Flags Magic Mountain, Sleepy Valley, Southern Oaks, Stevenson Ranch, Sunset Point, Tesoro del Valle, Valencia, Val Verde, West Hills and West Ranch.Contact information for the Crime Prevention Unit:Crime Prevention Unit Sergeant Dan DanticeE-mail: DLDantic@lasd.org Phone: 661-799-5802
Zone 1-Gorman areaDeputy Stephen SnoverE-mail: SHSnover@lasd.org Phone: 661-799-5802*Zone 2-Castaic/ Val Verde areasDeputy Brian RooneyE-mail: BJRooney@lasd.org Phone: 661-799-5802*Zone 3-Stevenson Ranch areaDeputy Kevin DuxburyE-mail: KBDuxbur@lasd.org Phone: 661-799-5158Zone 4-Saugus areaDeputy Chris CraftE-mail: CWCraft@lasd.org Phone: 661-799-5161Zone 5-Valencia areaDeputy Brian HeischuberE-mail: BAHeisch@lasd.org Phone: 661-799-5164Zone 6-Newhall areaDeputy Betsy ShackelfordE-mail: BSShacke@lasd.org Phone: 661-799-5816Zones 7, 8-Canyon Country (East and West)Deputy Jon WilsonE-mail: JRWilson@lasd.org Phone: 661-799-5159*Sheriff’s Station officials ave asked anyone trying to reach Deputy Snover or Deputy Rooney to leave phone messages with Dantice’s contact number, 661-799-5802.