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LAPD's Chief Supports Banning Extended Magazines

March 2, 2011
Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck announced his support for federal legislation that would ban weapon magazines carrying more than 10 rounds.

LAPD Selects Cobham EFIS for Copters

February 25, 2011
The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) has announced the selection of Cobham to supply Synthetic Vision Electronic Flight Instrument Systems (EFIS) for their fleet of Eurocopter and Bell helicopters.

LAPD Honors First Female Officer Killed On Duty

February 14, 2011
The ceremony marked the 20th anniversary of Officer Tina Kerbrat's death in Sun Valley in 1991, just four months from her Police Academy graduation and a day after celebrating her 45th birthday.

Equal Justice Under the Law?

February 8, 2011
If ending corruption is the real goal, let's apply all the regulations equally across the board. I can support mandatory financial disclosure for all gang-unit officers, if this attempt to ensure equal justice under the law is applied to all corruptible government employees equally.

LAPD Clears DNA Evidence Backlog

February 2, 2011
Information provided in the kits from the original backlog has resulted in 521 matches in a national database of known offenders. There also have been 41 "case-to-case hits," some of which found serial offenders or an unknown suspect who has committed other crimes.

High-Crime LAPD Gang Units Dismantled

February 2, 2011
All but one of the roughly 80 gang officers in the Southeast, 77th, Northeast and Hollenbeck divisions - areas that are home to some of the city's most violent and active gangs - refused.

Detectives Skeptical of School Officer's Hoax Story

February 1, 2011
A source told the newspaper the bruising on Officer Jeffrey Stenroos' chest is not consistent with a gunshot at close range.

NFL Player Tasered, After Grabbing Officer's Crotch

February 1, 2011
After pulling him over, the officer asked Everson Griffen for his license, which turned out not to be valid. He reportedly then told them "he did not want to go back to jail" and sprinted away from the officers, who caught up with him. Griffen was Tasered after he allegedly grabbed the officer in the groin area.

LAPD Will Transfer Inmates To New Jail

February 1, 2011
The 55-year-old Parker Center has been cited by CalOSHA and other agencies for health and safety violations, such as plumbing problems and the lack of a fire sprinkler system, according to the LAPD's Assistant Police Chief Michel Moore.

LAPD Continues Search for School Officer's Shooter

January 25, 2011
LAPD Chief Charlie Beck has said the suspect is white, in his 40s, wears a ponytail and is believed to be from the local area.

Civil Jury Favors Slain Autistic Man's Relatives In LAPD OIS

January 25, 2011
An internal probe had largely cleared former LAPD Officer Joseph Cruz, who found Mohammad Usman Chaudhry laying near bushes behind a Hollywood apartment building, reports the Associated Press. Cruz fatally shot Chaudhry, saying the man lunged at him with a knife.

LAPD Officer In a 'Fight for His Life' Before OIS

January 16, 2011
An LAPD officer fatally shot 25-year-old Reggie Doucet Jr., a former football player at Middle Tennessee State University, after he stripped naked, repeatedly punched officers and tried to take their guns.

LAPD Gang Cops Leave Rather Than Disclose Finances

January 11, 2011
Dozens of Los Angeles Police officers assigned to gang units are leaving their assignments rather than agreeing to new disclosure rules that require them to provide detailed records of their finances.

LAPD SWAT Arrests Barricaded Suspect

January 4, 2011
A homicide suspect was quietly taken into custody Tuesday, after barricading himself inside a Hollywood apartment for several hours.

Los Angeles To Record Less Than 300 Murders In 2010

December 28, 2010
About half of the murders in Los Angeles are gang crimes and considered "repressible," according to an editorial in the Los Angeles Times.

LAPD's CRASH vs. LASD's OSS

December 21, 2010
You don't become a gang expert overnight. You don't become qualified to testify in court in just a couple of years. LAPD rotated its officers in and out of CRASH gang units and station areas, but the OSS gang deputies remained in OSS and LASD stations for years, allowing them to develop greater, more complete expertise.

LAPD Chief Calls Shooting of 13-Year-Old a Tragedy

December 20, 2010
Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck called the shooting of a 13-year-old boy who pulled out a replica Beretta 92F after officers ordered him to surrender

LAPD Inundated With Grim Sleeper Leads

December 20, 2010
The Los Angeles Police Department has been inundated with e-mails and phone calls from the public providing leads, after the agency release some 160 photos of women connected to suspected serial killer Lonnie Franklin Jr.

LAPD Vet To Lead Nation's Largest School Police Force

December 17, 2010
Prior to accepting the job, Steven K. Zipperman commanded the LAPD's Southwest Area Community Police Station since February 2009. Before that, he was commanding officer of the West Valley Division.

Give Smartphones To Field Cops

December 16, 2010
Once these decision-makers accept what field cops instinctively know — that smartphones are the future — public safety departments will move quickly to adopt technologies that already exist.
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