FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

Top News

4 LAPD Officers Injured at ArtWalk Clash

July 13, 2012  | 

Four Los Angeles Police officers were injured during a clash with protesters at downtown's monthly ArtWalk event that was sparked by a sidewalk chalk drawing demonstration.

Officers arrested 19 protesters, including nine for vandalism, three for assault with a deadly weapon on a police officer, two for failure to disperse, two for resisting arrest, two for blocking traffic and one for attempted assault with a deadly weapon on a police officer, reports the Los Angeles Times.

One officer suffered a minor concussion after being hit in the head by an object thrown by the crowd.

Comments (1)

Displaying 1 - 1 of 1

mike @ 7/15/2012 6:39 PM

This is a case where we do need boots on the ground. Special Forces should be sent in to round up these scum and throw them in the big house. When officers are injured everyone of those protestors should get stomped into the sidewalk. We need to send a message to these idiots that if any officer is injured, then they could be executed and at the least beaten badly. Criminals are going to continue attacking officers until we get tough on them and speak with tazers and batons. There will always be work that needs to be done, until everyone of these protestors is rounded up and thrown in the slammer for the rest of their miserable lives.

Join the Discussion

POLICE Magazine does not tolerate comments that include profanity, personal attacks or antisocial behavior (such as "spamming" or "trolling"). This and other inappropriate content or material will be removed. We reserve the right to block any user who violates this, including removing all content posted by that user.

Other Recent News

New York Sheriff's Office Receives Grant From The Spirit of Blue Foundation
The Spirit of Blue Foundation has awarded a Safety Equipment Grant to the Monroe County...
Man Reportedly Steals Officer's Truck, 'Torches' It
Jailhouse tips led authorities to a man suspected of stealing a Hammond (WI) Police...
Chicago Braces for More Protests Over Graphic Video
After a night of loud, angry protests but only five arrests, police and elected officials...
Video: Man Indicted in Shooting Death of Texas Deputy at Gas Station
Prosecutors said Shannon Miles is accused of shooting Harris County, TX, sheriff's deputy...
Video: Three Held on Bank Robbery Charges After Pursuit and Shooting
Bond was set Monday at several million dollars for three people arrested after a Battle...

Get Your FREE Trial Issue and Win a Gift! Subscribe Today!
Yes! Please rush me my FREE TRIAL ISSUE of POLICE magazine and FREE Officer Survival Guide with tips and tactics to help me safely get out of 10 different situations.

Just fill in the form to the right and click the button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.

If POLICE does not satisfy you, just write "cancel" on the invoice and send it back. You'll pay nothing, and the FREE issue is yours to keep. If you enjoy POLICE, pay only $25 for a full one-year subscription (12 issues in all). Enjoy a savings of nearly 60% off the cover price!

Offer valid in US only. Outside U.S., click here.
It's easy! Just fill in the form below and click the red button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.
First Name:
Last Name:
Zip Code:
We respect your privacy. Please let us know if the address provided is your home, as your RANK / AGENCY will not be included on the mailing label.
E-mail Address:

Police Magazine