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Rapper Apologizes for Flash-Call Tweet, Blames Friend

August 22, 2011
The Game, whose real name is Jayceon Taylor and who also uses the name Charles Louboutin on his Twitter page, said one of his friends grabbed his phone while at a photo shoot and sent the message as a prank that he described as a "joke gone wrong."

Feds Consider Racial Probe of LASD for Housing Checks

August 22, 2011
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department may face a federal civil rights probe that will look into claims that Antelope Valley deputies harassed black residents living in government-subsidized housing.

Confessions of a Teenage Vandal

August 16, 2011
I find it hard to be too stern with teenage pranksters. Some say most of the best cops could have gone either way in their youth. I don't know about that, but I'm truly grateful to that good Firestone sheriff's deputy.

L.A. Sheriff to Rapper: Apologize for Flash Mob Tweet

August 14, 2011
The message on The Game's Twitter account Friday urged his 580,000 followers to call if they wanted an internship. The number he gave was to the station's help line, according to Capt. Mike Parker.

Gangsters in Blue: Corrections

June 9, 2011
When inmates and gang members see cops acting like convicts, they tend to react to them like they do other convicts and gangsters. What little respect that might remain is lost. What little restraint that might have been practiced is loosed. The exercise of lawful authority becomes personal, vindictive and cause for retribution.

Working Solo at Ground Zero

May 31, 2011
What is it going to take before police administrators double up these cars? There is no sane reason to send young cops out in solo units in areas like Compton's ground zero.

L.A. County To Pay Nearly $5 Million In Deputy's Crash

May 24, 2011
Deputy Robert Moran, who is still employed and on patrol, was convicted of drunk driving and sentenced to six months in jail. During the June 29, 2008 incident, Deputy Moran was drunk and allegedly speeding when he collided with a smaller car, seriously injuring the other driver.

Rating the 2011 Police Motorcycles

May 19, 2011
Emergency vehicle operators with the drivers' training divisions of the LASD and LAPD evaluated the Honda ST1300, Kawasaki Concourse 14, BMW R1200 RT-P, Harley-Davidson Electra Glide and Harley-Davidson Road King. The testing regimen includes a 32-lap high-speed course, vehicle dynamics pursuit evaluation, hard-braking test, and ergonomic review.

LASD Deputies: Jail Co-workers Formed Gang-Like Clique

May 5, 2011
The deputies who were described as the aggressors worked on the third floor of Men's Central Jail, where they were believed to have formed an aggressive clique known to flash gang-like hand signs.

Krav Maga for Women in LE

May 5, 2011
Krava Maga is a hand-to-hand combat system that teaches striking, wrestling, and grappling and it has been adopted by many law enforcement trainers as an effective approach for street fights and jail scuffles. It offers plenty of tools to the smaller deputy or officer who finds herself under attack by a larger suspect.

Law Enforcement Urges Vigilance After Killing of Bin Laden

May 2, 2011
Following the killing of bin Laden, Homeland Security briefings urged law enforcement agencies to remain alert for any potential retaliatory strikes. Law enforcement leaders who spoke publicly made it clear they weren't aware of any specific threats.

L.A.-Area Shooting Leaves Officer, 2 Others Wounded; Suspect Dead

April 26, 2011
Monterey Park Police Department officer Gilbert Alvarez was hospitalized for treatment of a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to the head and several other injuries sustained while falling, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

L.A. Gang Member Convicted of Murder Tattooed Crime Scene On Chest

April 25, 2011
Anthony Garcia, 22, had tattooed the crime scene of a 2004 liquor store shooting on his chest, helping deputies solve the open case.

Police EVOC Trainers Give Driving Notes on the 2011 Patrol Cars

April 25, 2011
Drivers from the Los Angeles Sheriff's annual vehicle testing provided driving notes, which are concise observations that read like a Zagat restaurant review entry, as one element of their evaluation of the performance and safety features of the 2011 Chevrolet Caprice PPV, 2011 Dodge Charger Pursuit, and 2012 Ford Police Interceptor sedan.

Chinese National Started Fake Special Forces Unit to Defraud Immigrants

April 14, 2011
David Deng allegedly gave himself the title of "supreme commander" of the unauthorized military unit, which he named the U.S. Army/Military Special Forces Reserve unit ("MSFR").

My Memories of the Rodney King Riots? Rage and Frustration

March 4, 2011
Traffic on the I-10 Freeway was non-existent, save for those who absolutely had to go to work under a hazy film of smoky clouds. I remember thinking that all of the other commuters must have been either cops or firefighters.

California Deputy's Retaliation Suit Involving Mel Gibson Arrest Continues

February 24, 2011
Deputy James Mee claims he was passed over for promotions and had his job performance unfairly scrutinized, after he resisted a supervisor's request to keep derogatory remarks made by Gibson out of the arrest report.

Mexican National Chases, Opens Fire On Calif. Sheriff's Deputy

February 12, 2011
The deputy, who has not been identified, was not injured. He returned fire, wounding the suspect who has been identified as 25-year-old Armando Gonzalez.

L.A. Sheriff's Asian Gang Unit Nabs Korean-American Home Invaders

February 4, 2011
Six Korean-American men who organized a brutal attack on a middle-aged Korean couple were apprehended by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Asian Gang Team. One by one, the sheriff's Asian gang detectives tracked them down.

New Media, Old Media, and Policing

February 4, 2011
Most of law enforcement has watched the information age and rising knowledge-worker revolution as curious observers. We should instead embrace the opportunities these innovations have brought us, and communicate directly with the public. After all, we work for them.
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