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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.

LAPD Pursuit Ends In Gunfire

April 12, 2012

A 19-year-old man who made menacing gestures after a vehicle pursuit was fatally shot by LAPD officers late Wednesday along the Hollywood (101) Freeway in Woodland Hills.

LAPD Evaluates Driver Training with Patrol-Car Choice

March 22, 2012
The Los Angeles Police Department has yet to choose its Crown Vic replacement patrol car, but that hasn't kept the agency's emergency driving trainers from discussing changes in how recruits are trained behind the wheel.

LAPD Adopts New Policy for Officer-Involved Crashes

March 14, 2012
Acknowledging major problems with the quality of its investigations into serious traffic collisions involving officers, the Los Angeles Police Department on Tuesday announced new rules intended to improve the thoroughness and credibility of the inquiries.

Former LAPD Detective Guilty of Murder

March 8, 2012
A jury has convicted former Los Angeles Police Department detective Stephanie Lazarus of murdering the wife of her former lover in a cold case that forced the department to bring down one of its own.

The North Hollywood Bank Robbery

February 28, 2012

Officer John Caprarelli was one of the first Los Angeles Police Department officers to arrive at the scene of the Bank of America in North Hollywood on Feb. 28, 1997. Officer Caprarelli gives a personal first-hand account of the 44-minute gun battle with two heavily armed suspects in his new book, "Uniform Decisions." Officer Caprarelli discusses other events during his 27-year LAPD career.

Police Commission Backs LAPD Chief's New Impound Policy

February 28, 2012
The Los Angeles Police Commission Tuesday endorsed Chief Charlie Beck's new impound policy that would return vehicles to unlicensed drivers sooner than the state-mandated 30 days.
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