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LAPD Watchdog Questions Chief On Police Shootings

July 2, 2012
The rise in Los Angeles police shootings isn't necessarily connected to the rise in assaults on officers, the Los Angeles Police Commission's independent monitor asserts in a new report.

$6.6M Paid To Settle LAPD Crash Death

July 2, 2012
The Los Angeles City Council has agreed to pay $6.6 million to settle a lawsuit stemming from a fatal crash involving a speeding Los Angeles Police Department officer.

LAPD Moves To Fire Officers For Rihanna Photo Leak

June 29, 2012
The two Los Angeles Police Department officers accused of leaking a photo of the beaten pop star Rihanna won't face criminal charges but could lose their jobs.

Rodney King Found Dead

June 17, 2012
Rodney King, whose videotaped beating by LAPD officers sparked a national debate about police use of force two decades ago, died Sunday at his home in Rialto.

LAPD Fires Less-Lethal Rounds at Rowdy Kings Fans

June 12, 2012
Los Angeles police fired less-than-lethal rounds at a rowdy crowd of Kings fans Monday night as they were trying to rock an MTA bus.

LAPD Buys Back Military Rocket Launcher From Public

May 15, 2012
A military rocket launcher without the rocket was among the 1,673 firearms accepted by the Los Angeles Police Department for destruction over the weekend.

Civilian Board Questions LAPD Shooting

May 7, 2012
The civilian Los Angeles Police Commission has ruled that an LAPD officer's use of deadly force violated policy and the officer's account of the shooting wasn't credible.

Calif. AG: LAPD Impound Policy Is Legal

May 4, 2012
The Los Angeles Police Department's new impound policy that allows unlicensed drivers to retrieve their vehicles in less than 30 days is legal, California's attorney general said Thursday.

20 Years After the Rodney King Riots

May 1, 2012
Sunday marked the 20th anniversary of the beginning of the Rodney King Riots in Los Angeles. In 1992, major rioting would continue until May 25. Much has changed since those days of anti-police rioting, yet much has remained the same.

How the Rodney King Riot Changed the LAPD

April 27, 2012
Sunday marks the 20th anniversary of the Los Angeles riot that followed the acquittal of four Los Angeles Police Department officers who were prosecuted by the state for using excessive force on Rodney King. There was extensive looting and burning, and 53 people lost their lives.

LAPD Gains Officers In Mayor's Budget Cut Plan

April 23, 2012
The Los Angeles Police Department would see a modest gain in sworn officers under Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's city budget that would also slash civilian personnel at the department.

Police Union Sues Over LAPD Vehicle Impound Policy

April 20, 2012
The Los Angeles Police Protective League (LAPPL) has sued to overturn the LAPD's new vehicle impound policy that returns vehicles to unlicensed drivers in less than 30 days.

Protests of LAPD Freeway Shooting

April 18, 2012

Friends and family of Abdul Arian gathered to protest the shooting of the 19-year-old by LAPD officers at the end of a pursuit on the Hollywood (101) Freeway. Read the full story here.

Family of Fatally Shot Teen Sues L.A. for $120M

April 17, 2012
The family of 19-year-old Abdul Arian, who was shot and killed by Los Angeles Police last week, filed a claim on Monday seeking $120 million—or $1 million for each bullet they say LAPD officers fired at the young man.

Agitated Porn Actor Dies After LAPD Cops Subdue Him

April 17, 2012
Nearly eight Los Angeles Police officers were needed to subdue an agitated porn actor who broke free from an ambulance gurney and attacked paramedics.

LAPD Launches Cost-Reduction Study for Fleet

April 17, 2012
The Los Angeles Police Department's fleet manager has outlined several cost-control measures to address rising costs, including a study of major fleet costs to develop strategies for reducing top expenditures for fuel, tires, brake components, and big-ticket components such as transmissions and engines.

U.S. Armor Hosts LAPD Training Event

April 13, 2012
U.S. Armor co-sponsored a training event attended by Los Angeles Police Department officers. The company is the sole body armor provider to the LAPD.

LAPD Adopts Policy for Transgender Stops

April 13, 2012
Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck has issued a new policy covering how officers must deal with members of the transgender community during stops and searches.

Teen Shot by LAPD Was Dropped From Explorer Program

April 13, 2012
The 19-year-old who died in a hail of Los Angeles Police gunfire on the Hollywood (101) Freeway had wanted to join the department, but was dropped from its Explorer program for disciplinary reasons.

Video: LAPD Pursuit Ends In Gunfire

April 12, 2012
Los Angeles Police officers fatally shot a 19-year-old man late Wednesday who appeared to point a weapon at them after a high-speed pursuit that ended along the Hollywood (101) Freeway in Woodland Hills.
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