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How the North Hollywood Shootout Changed Patrol Arsenals

February 28, 2012

On the 15th anniversary of one of the fiercest gun battles in modern law enforcement history, patrol officers are much better armed, equipped, and trained than they were in 1997.

11 LAPD Officers Fired 60+ Rounds at Car-jacking Suspect

February 27, 2012
Eleven Los Angeles Police officers fired more than 60 rounds at a car-jacking suspect at a Koreatown gas station while the station's owner was caught in the cross fire.

L.A. County Sheriff Backs Driver's Licenses for Illegals

February 24, 2012
Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca chimed in with his support for issuing driver's licenses to illegal immigrants a day after Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck backed the idea.

LAPD Chief Supports Driver's Licenses For Illegal Immigrants

February 23, 2012
Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck told the Los Angeles Times he supports giving driver's licenses to illegal immigrants as a way to increase safety on the roads.

Murder Case Against LAPD Detective Relies on Bite Mark

February 15, 2012
A forensic expert provided testimony Tuesday in the murder trial of former LAPD Detective Stephanie Lazarus about the bite mark on the victim's arm.

Police Commission Delays LAPD's 'Illegal' Impound Policy

February 14, 2012
The Los Angeles Police Commission has tabled Chief Charlie Beck's new vehicle impound policy that has been declared illegal by the state's legal counsel and drawn the ire of the police union.

If You Can Read This...Please Don't

February 14, 2012
Well, a couple of weeks ago I blogged about the attempted arrest of a Santa Maria (Calif.) Police officer that resulted in his shooting death. I'd like to think that a vast majority of the few thousand—we keep a running tally—who read the piece at least understood where I was coming.

Movie Review: Rampart

February 14, 2012
"Rampart" is another depiction of the evil white-guy cop, played this time by over-the-top Woody Harrelson, and the good black guy played by gangbanger-gone-actor Ice Cube.

LAPD's Chief Defends Impound Policy

February 3, 2012
Under fire from city officials and conservative activists, Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck on Thursday defended his controversial plan to stop the immediate impounding of vehicles of unlicensed drivers.

Lenco BEAR & BearCat In Action

January 31, 2012

View our gallery featuring images of Lenco's BEAR and BearCat Armored Rescue Vehicles (ARVs) in use by several law enforcement agencies. Editor's note: This gallery is sponsored by Lenco.

LAPD Detective's Murder Trial Set To Begin

January 30, 2012
Jury selection is scheduled for this week in the trial of a Los Angeles Police detective accused of killing a romantic rival. The trial of former LAPD Det. Stephanie Lazarus is expected to last about a month.

LAPD Gang Detective Suspected of Stealing Drug Money

January 30, 2012
A veteran Los Angeles Police detective has been accused of stealing the property of a drug suspect, while serving an arrest warrant Friday.

LAPD Cracks Down on Drone Use by Real Estate Agents

January 27, 2012
The Los Angeles Police Department is warning real estate agents not to use images of properties taken from unmanned aircraft, saying the flying drones pose a potential safety hazard and could violate federal aviation policy.

LAPD Sergeant Joins City Council As Fourth Officer

January 25, 2012
Sgt. Joe Buscaino becomes the fourth active, retired or part-time LAPD officer on the 15-member council. He joins former Chief Bernard Parks, former motorcycle officer Dennis Zine, and reserve officer Mitchell Englander.

Lead LAPD Detective on Simpson Case Dies

January 23, 2012
Philip Vannatter, the Los Angeles police detective who led the investigation of the 1994 slayings of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman, has died.

LAPD Tries To Curb Officer Accidents

January 23, 2012
The Los Angeles Police Department is considering new policies to curb officer traffic accidents to lower the number of lawsuits filed against the department.

Occupy: Clearing the Camps

January 23, 2012

In many cases the "Occupy" protestors illegally parlay their First Amendment rights of speech and peaceful assembly into literally taking over public areas for weeks and months, erecting tent cities.

California's Prison Realignment Plan Off To a Terrible Start

January 10, 2012
State leaders might have seen an ideal budget fix in their new law allowing felons with prison terms of six years or less to be housed in local jails and then supervised by local law enforcement agencies, but the past few days have already given us two examples of just how terribly bad this idea will turn out.

LAPD's Air Support Division

January 4, 2012

The LAPD Air Support Division is the largest municipal airborne law enforcement organization in the U.S. and operates from the LAPD Hooper Heliport. The helicopter crews assist with thousands of arrests, pursuits and crimes in progress each year. The LAPD's airborne law enforcement program began with one helicopter in 1956. Today, the Air Support Division is the largest municipal airborne law enforcement operation in the world and logged more than 18,000 flight hours in 2011. Photos courtesy of the LAPD's Air Support Angel's Foundation.

Mission Go Bag

December 30, 2011
SOTech's combination of the Mission Go Bag and Mission Pack-Expedition have proven themselves on the streets of L.A. with LAPD and LASD.
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