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L.A. Police Union Launches Public Safety Web site

August 5, 2011
PublicSafetyFirst.com is a community news and information service that features update-to-date crime alerts based on LAPD data analyzed by the Los Angeles Times. It was launched by the Los Angeles Police Protective League (LAPPL).

Motor Officers Claiming Ticket Quotas Sue LAPD

August 5, 2011
The officers, who were all assigned to the West Traffic Division, said they were reprimanded, denied overtime and promotions, or deprived of vacations after they objected to the quotas.

Video: LAPD Officers Save Suicidal Man

August 1, 2011
The man, who is in his 30s, was distraught over a breakup with his girlfriend. In footage captured by a bystander, the man can be seen dangling from the edge, as officers grab him by the jeans. As officers attempted to pull him to safety, he reportedly tried to bite the arm of the officer who was holding onto him.

LAPD Officers Pull Jumper from Ledge

August 1, 2011

LAPD officers saved a suicidal man distraught over the breakup of his girlfriend  who had climbed onto the 13th-floor ledge of a downtown building.

Clark Gable's Grandson Arrested for Lasering LAPD Copter

July 29, 2011
The grandson of Hollywood icon Clark Gable has been arrested for allegedly pointing a laser at a police helicopter. The Los Angeles Police Department arrested Clark Gable III, who has been charged with a felony count of discharging a laser.

LAPD Seeks More Victims In Stadium Beating Case

July 26, 2011
On Monday, two men — Louie Sanchez, 29, and Marvin Norwood, 30 — were charged with assaulting paramedic Bryan Stow in the stadium parking lot after the game. Additionally, officers arrested Dorene Sanchez, 31. Charges are pending.

LAPD's Next-Generation Chevy Caprice

July 21, 2011
The Los Angeles Police Department's "smart car" concept for its next patrol cruiser may not be able to outmaneuver the Batmobile, yet it's loaded with enough high-tech features to catch plenty of non-comic book crooks.

LAPD Officers To Pay Increased Health-Care Costs In Labor Deal

July 5, 2011
Los Angeles Police officers will pass up a cost-of-living raise and shoulder increased health-care costs under a new labor deal with the city that was announced today.

LAPD Asks Lady Gaga, Ashton Kutcher to Tweet on 405 Closure

June 30, 2011
The LAPD is asking celebrities with large Twitter followings including actors, musicians and athletes to urge their followers to avoid the 10-mile stretch of the roadway that will be closed on the weekend of July 15 and encourage them to stay close to home.

Attacks on LAPD Officers Up 42 Percent Over Last Year

June 29, 2011
Assaults on LAPD officers are up 42 percent from the same period last year, bringing the total to 97 attacks, Beck said. Officer involved shootings are up by 40 percent.

Tait Radio Congratulates LAPD's Medal of Valor Recipients

June 15, 2011
Executives from Tait Radio Communications attended the Los Angeles Police Department's (LAPD) annual Medal of Valor ceremony in Los Angeles, Calif., to honor the recipients.

Chief Beck Asks LAPD Union to Relax Overtime Rules to Solve Staffing Issues

June 9, 2011
Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck this week went public about ongoing contract negotiations with the union that represents rank-and-file officers, threatening that the Los Angeles Police Department would likely be forced to send home thousands of officers unless the union agrees to extend a deal on overtime benefits.

L.A. Times: Eliminating Red-Light Cameras Makes Sense

June 9, 2011
Following the Los Angeles Police Commission's decision to get rid of red-light cameras in the city, the Los Angeles Times published an editorial endorsing the move because "the evidence in favor of the cameras isn't compelling enough to urge the City Council to keep them running."

Video: Need To Open Up a Building Wall?

May 27, 2011
The BatCat — formerly known as the Bomb Assault Tactical Control Assessment Tool — is a massive automated robot that can be operated remotely and is part-truck and part-tractor. A telescoping arm can bring a claw, forklift or bucket up to 50 feet.

LAPD's Remotec BatCat Robot

May 27, 2011

The LAPD's BatCat tactical robot is a Caterpillar telehandler that ASI automated under contract for Northrop Grumman Remotec. It's used for bomb disposal, breaching of buildings, and other tasks requiring a large robot. It's equipped with standard Remotec Andros cameras.

Model Estella Warren Kicks Cop, Escapes Station

May 24, 2011
Actress and model Estella Warren assaulted an officer and later escaped from the station during processing. Warren reportedly resisted arrest and kicked an officer, before she was placed in custody.

Dodger Stadium Beating Suspect Is a Documented Gang Member

May 22, 2011
In an early Sunday morning raid of an east Hollywood apartment, the Los Angeles Police Department's SWAT unit arrested one of two men suspected of savagely beating a Giants fan at Dodger Stadium.

Dodger Stadium Fan Beating Reward Upped to $200K

May 18, 2011
The Dodgers contributed additional funds to bring the reward to more than $200,000. Also, LAPD Chief Charlie Beck said 17 detectives are working full-time on the case.

LAPD Officer Nabs Car Thieves, Pioneers Surveillance Detail

May 9, 2011

In Officer Dana Binion's tenure, the West L.A. Surveillance Detail made more than 700 felony arrests, with a 99 percent conviction rate, and more than 100 misdemeanor arrests.

5 Gunfights That Changed Law Enforcement

May 4, 2011

The gear and training employed by officers is much different today, partly as a result of the FBI Miami shootout. There have been other game-changing gunfights in the last quarter century. The following article examines each of them and how they changed your tactics, procedures, and policies.

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