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How Safe Is Your Pension?

October 17, 2011

You can't turn on the television these days without hearing about the economic crisis that's affecting not only the U.S., but the entire world. So it stands to reason that many retirement funds are suffering as a result. Some public sector pension plans are relatively unaffected, while others were too fragile to weather the financial storm.

Handling Threats: "I'm Going to Kill You!"

October 10, 2011

Most threats against police officers are verbal threats used to control, harass, and intimidate the officer. But situations involving threats at the next level—where violence is a grave possibility—are different.

Onion Field Cop Killer: No 'Compassionate' Release

October 8, 2011
Gregory Powell wants another chance at getting out of prison. He has cancer, and believes that fact should justify a "compassionate release." Never mind that he showed Ian Campbell absolutely no mercy and tried to murder Campbell's partner Karl Hettinger that same night in that same onion field.

LAPD Orders Another 96 Remington 870s

September 23, 2011
These new shotguns have a special choke barrel only available in special build configurations of Remington's 18-inch, rifle-sighted barrels. Unique numbering for the agency is being provided at their request to track the number of shotguns purchased in any given year.

'Officer, I just stole this car,' Man Tells Calif. Cop

September 7, 2011
A motorist pulled alongside two Los Angeles Police officers at a light at Olympic Boulevard and Broadway, giving them perhaps the easiest arrest they'll ever make.

LAPD: Avoid Flashy Displays of Gold

September 7, 2011
Gold prices have reached an all-time high and are fueling a crime spree in the precious metal. Police nationwide are seeing an uptick in robberies and burglaries related to gold prices, which peaked at $1,891 an ounce last month.

Two LAPD Officers Injured In Glass Bottle Attack

September 6, 2011
A man was taken into custody shortly after 9:30 p.m. Monday when a bottle struck the cruiser's window at Oxnard Street and Vineland Avenue. One officer was treated for cuts to the face and neck. The other sustained a cut to the cornea.

Off-duty LAPD Detective Killed In Motorcycle Wreck

September 3, 2011
LAPD Detective Jesus Ravega, 48, succumbed to injuries sustained after losing control of his motorcycle on a freeway interchange in downtown Los Angeles

LAPD Unveils Chief Gates Sculpture at Academy

August 31, 2011
Earlier this month, the Los Angeles Police Department unveiled a sculpture of former Chief Daryl F. Gates at the Police Academy. Hundreds of active and retired LAPD officers attended the unveiling.

Suspect Arrested In Shooting of LAPD Cop

August 27, 2011
The Los Angeles Police Department has apprehended one of two suspects who fired at officers during a pedestrian stop in the Hyde Park neighborhood of South Los Angeles.

Massive Manhunt Underway After LAPD Cop Struck In Hail of Gunfire

August 26, 2011
The Los Angeles Police Department has launched a massive dragnet for the two men who sprayed an LAPD officer with gunfire, after a pedestrian stop in South Los Angeles.

LAPD Officer Stabbed, Suspect Shot

August 26, 2011
The officer responded to the 100 block of D Street. Officers arriving at the scene found a "sharp cane" at the scene. Officers had tried to subdue the man with a TASER.

LAPD Arrests Double-Murder Suspect who Fired at Officers

August 22, 2011
Brent Zubeck, 43, is a suspect in the slaying of a Chatsworth couple found dead in the trash bin of their home. Late Sunday, Zubeck fired at officers outside a Ralph's grocery store at Ventura Boulevard and Libbit Avenue.

LAPD Recruit Given Award Named for Slain Female Officer

August 15, 2011
Upon graduation, 27-year-old Erin Sandwick was honored with an award named for Officer Tina Kerbrat, who was fatally shot 20 years ago in North Hollywood.

Near Riot at Hollywood Movie Premiere

August 11, 2011

A near riot was caused on Hollywood Boulevard in front of Grauman's Chinese Theatre when a Los Angeles DJ sent a Twitter message about an impromptu block party.

Video: How LAPD SWAT Prevented a Hollywood Riot

August 10, 2011
The LAPD was able to successfully disperse the 2,000-person mob without it turning into an all-out riot. In its wake, the "block party" left the street littered with debris; the movie premiere was canceled; and the Los Angeles DJ apologized.

Grim Sleeper Serial Killer Faces Death, New Victims Revealed

August 5, 2011
Of the eight new cases LAPD detectives are investigating, two involve women who disappeared during the 13-year period. A third went missing in 1982, before the first of the 10 known killings.

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.
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