Attorneys for survivors of Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputy Sean Essex

August 12, 2022

CBS Los Angeles has reported that Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputy Sean Essex has been charged with over 30 counts of sex crimes involving children. Essex was indicted on Tuesday August 9, 2022 by a grand jury on a total of 33 counts including 18 counts of oral sex acts with a child, 12 counts of of lewd acts on a child younger than 14 years old, two counts of sexual acts with a child younger than 14, and one count of possession of child pornography. Included in the charges are those from a 2006 case that was previously declined by the Los Angeles District Attorney’s office. Essex pleaded not guilty and if convicted could face life in prison.

The Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department fired Essex following a criminal and internal investigation in 2018. The termination was overturned by the Civil Service Commission according to the LASD, which ordered the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department to reinstate Essex. Essex has again been relieved of duty, and according to department officials, the LASD is working to remove his pay.

If you or a loved one is a survivor of Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputy Sean Essex, the team of compassionate attorneys at Estey & Bomberger can help you achieve justice. Our lawyers have a perfect record holding sexual predators accountable for their actions. We work tirelessly to assist our clients with the services they need to move forward from their experiences. Our team includes certified victim advocates who can help provide the resources necessary to work through the trauma associated with sexual abuse.

We offer free case reviews and understand the importance of keeping your identity confidential. During your confidential consultation, we will listen to you and answer any questions you may have so that you can make an informed decision towards your case. We will stand by your side every step of the way, and you will never pay a fee unless we win. We have a national reputation for standing up for the rights of sexual abuse survivors and have achieved record setting verdicts and settlements on behalf of our clients. If you would like to learn more, please contact us today to see how we can help you achieve the justice you deserve.