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LAPD Officer Nabs Car Thieves, Pioneers Surveillance Detail

May 9, 2011

In Officer Dana Binion's tenure, the West L.A. Surveillance Detail made more than 700 felony arrests, with a 99 percent conviction rate, and more than 100 misdemeanor arrests.

5 Gunfights That Changed Law Enforcement

May 4, 2011

The gear and training employed by officers is much different today, partly as a result of the FBI Miami shootout. There have been other game-changing gunfights in the last quarter century. The following article examines each of them and how they changed your tactics, procedures, and policies.

Calif. Law Would Require Bright-Colored BB Guns

April 28, 2011
California lawmakers are getting behind a law initiated by the Los Angeles Police chief and mayor in response to an officer-involved shooting that left a teenager paralyzed.

Sickening "Dog Wars" Game Muzzled

April 28, 2011
When the media started calling for the LAPPL's comment on a new Android video game app, we took one look at the content and decided to take the gloves off. The game in question was the sickening "Dog Wars," which lets players raise and train their virtual dogs to fight.

Dodgers Choose Former LAPD Capt. As Security Chief

April 27, 2011
The Los Angeles Dodgers have chosen former LAPD Capt. Rich Wemmer as security chief. Wemmer was a commanding officer for the Rampart and Northeast patrol divisions and training divisions, as well as the Van Nuys, West Los Angeles and Wilshire-area stations.

Shot LAPD Canine Officer Leaves Hospital

April 25, 2011
Los Angeles Police Officer Steven Jenkins, the canine unit officer who was shot by an irate husband earlier this month, left the hospital Saturday, and gave a "thumbs up" to the media and well-wishers.

Suspect Who Fired at LAPD Copter Arrested

April 25, 2011
Officers arrived to observe Danny Lopez firing at the police helicopter. Family members eventually tackled Lopez and held him for arrest. Police had responded to a report of gunshots in the 15700 block of Saticoy Street in Van Nuys about 6 a.m.

Ramifications of the Dodger Stadium Beating

April 15, 2011
The response by Chief Charlie Beck and Dodger owner Frank McCourt to the brutal beating of Bryan Stow didn't particularly sit well with Jack Dunphy, the pseudonym of the active LAPD officer who writes a police blog at Pajamas Media.

LAPD Rolls Out 'Zero Tolerance' Measures for Ballpark

April 14, 2011
Officers will be more aggressive about expelling people; and the stadium canceled its plan to sell half-priced beverages.

LAPD Officers Who Alleged Ticket Quotas Awarded $2 Million

April 12, 2011
A pair of Los Angeles Police officers were awarded $2 million by a jury for their allegation that supervisors retaliated against them after they complained about ticket quotas.

LAPD Loosens Impound Policy, Union Files Grievance

April 8, 2011
The Los Angeles Police Department decided to give drivers a break if they're caught at DUI checkpoints without a license by releasing the vehicle to a family member or friend if they can get to the scene quickly.

Dodgers Hire Bratton To Review Security Proceedures

April 8, 2011
William Bratton, the Los Angeles Police chief from 2002 to 2009, is the chairman of Kroll, an international security firm that will produce a report assessing security issues at Dodger Stadium.

FBI Releases Notorious B.I.G. Case File

April 7, 2011
The FBI has publicly released its case file of the investigation into the slaying of rapper Notorious B.I.G., posting hundreds of heavily redacted records on the bureau's Website.

Shot LAPD Officer Shows Improvement

April 6, 2011
Officer Steven Jenkins, a 22-year veteran of the force and member of the canine unit, has been upgraded from critical to serious condition.

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.
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