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Video: Avoiding Blue on Blue Arrests

November 28, 2011
These are legitimate concerns, especially from an officer safety angle. After all, take-over robbery suspects have been known to don raid jackets or flash badges as a means of gaining entry into victims' houses.

Mass Arrests of Occupiers Mark 'Day of Action' In NYC, L.A.

November 18, 2011
New York and Los Angeles police officers arrested hundreds of Occupiers Thursday on the two-month anniversary of the demonstrations that had been labeled the "day of action."

LAPD Air Support Division Launches Online Store

November 16, 2011
The Los Angeles Police Department's Air Support Division has launched an online store to offer air-support memorabilia. All proceeds from merchandise sold on the site go to the Air Support Angel's Foundation, which is a certified non-profit organization.

LAPD Officer Headed To Runoff for Council Seat

November 11, 2011
Los Angeles Police Officer Joe Buscaino collected the highest vote count in a special election to fill an open City Council seat, but must face the runner-up in a runoff election in January.

L.A. Pays Fired Cop $3.2 Million In OT Claim

November 3, 2011
The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday agreed to a $3.2 million settlement for Officer Richard Romney, an 18-year veteran who alleged he had been forced out of the department through retaliation.

Stolen LAPD SWAT Guns Hit Black Market

October 31, 2011
Just three of the 30 guns stolen from a Los Angeles Police SWAT training facility have been recovered and have likely been sold or traded on the black market.

Grim Sleeper Serial Killer Helped LAPD Detectives Link Victim To Him

October 31, 2011
Los Angeles Police detectives now believe the Grim Sleeper serial killer called 911 after killing one of his victims, leaving a voice recording that ultimately helped connect him to the murder.

Onion Field Cop Killer: Coming Together for Justice

October 25, 2011
The members of the Los Angeles Police Protective League are extremely gratified that the California Board of Parole hearings recommended against granting a compassionate release from prison to Gregory Powell, the infamous "Onion Field" cop killer.

LAPD Cops Wound Machete Attacker, After Taco Truck Joyride

October 24, 2011
Los Angeles Police officers wounded a machete-wielding man who slashed a patron at a taco truck, took the truck on a joyride, and shook off an attempt to subdue him with a stun gun.

California's 'Realignment' Toward Higher Crime

October 21, 2011
To soften the blow to local law enforcement and communities, California politicians are calling one of the largest criminal-justice shifts in state history a "realignment." Sadly, it appears the state's politicians are realigning California toward higher crime, potentially reversing years of declining violent crime.

LAPD SWAT Weapons Stolen from Training Facility

October 17, 2011
A cache of Los Angeles Police Department submachine guns and handguns was stolen last week from a secured building used by the department's SWAT unit, raising fears that the weapons, which police had altered to fire only blanks, could be converted back to lethal use.

Pensions: Winning Hearts and Minds

October 17, 2011

Some citizens are quick to blame police officers themselves for pension funding issues, not understanding the underlying causes. This is why the prospect of citizens who are uninformed or misinformed voting on pension issues is worrisome.

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
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