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Suspect Who Shot LAPD Officer Found Dead In Home

April 4, 2011
A Los Angeles Police officer was shot and critically wounded early Monday morning, while responding to a domestic violence call in the San Fernando Valley.

Los Angeles City Council Postpones Police Hiring

March 25, 2011
The move will affect one class of about 50 officers, dropping the total sworn force to 9,890 by July 1. The council approved Santana's recommendation on Wednesday.

Los Angeles Mayor Rejects Advisor's Plan To Halt Police Hiring

March 19, 2011
City Administrative Officer Miguel Santana made the recommendation in a city report to help close a $54-million budget gap. Santana suggested halting hiring until July 1, when a city measure goes into effect trimming the retirement benefits of newly hired officers.

LAPD Officer Cleared In Shooting of Day Laborer

March 16, 2011
The Los Angeles Police officer who fatally shot a Guatemalan day laborer threatening people with a knife that led to public unrest and riot control response has been cleared in the shooting.

School Officer Who Faked Shooting Could Face Felony Charges

March 7, 2011
Los Angeles Police detectives have recommended felony charges against Los Angeles School Police Officer Jeffrey Stenroos for staging a shooting hoax that triggered a massive manhunt.

LAPD Chief: Rodney King Arrest Wouldn't Happen Today

March 4, 2011
For the 20-year anniversary of the Rodney King incident, POLICE Magazine has prepared several perspectives and collected others that paint a fuller picture of the incident's impact on law enforcement.

Cops More Aware of Citizen Video, 20 Years After King Arrest

March 4, 2011
Compared to the Los Angeles Police officers who arrested Rodney King, cops today are much more aware of the fact that someone is almost always watching, and potentially recording, their actions.

Footage Shows Thieves Cleaning Out $3 Million In Jewelry

March 4, 2011
During the break-in, which took place between 7:30 and 9:30 p.m., the burglars wore masks and gloves and carried backpacks. The owners apparently left the jewelry in the cases to save the three hours it takes to store the valuables in the vault.

Lessons Learned from the Rodney King Arrest

March 4, 2011
Former LAPD Capt. Greg Meyer writes about three factors, including the loss of the carotid control hold, overly aggressive baton training, and the ineffective 7-watt TASERs in use at the time.

$3 Million Jewelry Theft In Los Angeles

March 4, 2011

Thieves who tunneled into the Broadway Gold Center on Feb. 19 can be seen cleaning out rings and other jewelry from cases in the store in this footage. Source: LAPD.

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.
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