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Police Use Water Cannon To End Standoff

November 15, 2010
The standoff began at about 11 a.m. Saturday, when the man pulled a gun on his girlfriend during a walk. He then ran into his home and refused to come out.

LAPD Rookie Tapped Database On Killer's Behalf

November 15, 2010
Officer Gabriel Morales, 25, was seeking information on two key witnesses who testified in the trial of 18-year-old Matthew Turner, who was found guilty in August of killing a man in a drive-by in Highland Park.

LAPD Considers Korean Jindo for K-9 Duty

November 8, 2010
Traditionally, the LAPD has relied on German and Dutch shepherds and Belgian Malinois for K-9 duty, but the mid-size Jindos are known for their intelligence and hunting ability.

Pipe Bomb Discovered Outside LAPD Station

November 2, 2010
The LAPD's bomb squad secured the area using a robot to cover the device with an explosive-resistant blanket. A man has been arrested in connection with the incident.

Nearly 90 LAPD Officers to be Reassigned from Street Patrol to Jail Duty

October 28, 2010
Nearly 90 Los Angeles police officers will be pulled off the streets and put to work running a new jail facility that has been unused for more than a year because of staffing shortages, according to a recent decision by LAPD officials.

A Jaundiced Eye and Blood Red Ink

October 28, 2010
The Times apparently now has a policy of protecting teen suspects from public exposure, while choosing to expose a witness who courageously risked testifying in the court. As the LAPPL aptly asked, "Why do this?" The answer is shameful: to sell papers.

City Ballot Measure Would Scale Back LAPD Pensions

October 27, 2010
If voters approve the March 8 measure, the city is estimated to save $152 million over 10 years by requiring new hires to work longer and pay more into retirement and health care systems than current workers.

California Police, Feds Arrest More Than 250 In Massive Drug Sweep

October 22, 2010
For "Operation Red Rein," the LAPD joined forces with federal agents to target 10 mid-level drug gangs, including the East Side Pain, Waterfront Piru, East Side Wilmas, North Side Wilmas, Harbor City Crips, Compton Avenue Crips, Fruit Town Piru, El Monte Flores and Primera Flats.

LAPD Officer Killed By Roadside Bomb In Afghanistan

October 20, 2010
Officer Joshua Cullins had bounced back from a concussion suffered during the July 16 explosion of a roadside bomb. Fellow officers including Chief Charlie Beck recorded a video get-well greeting for Cullins that was posted to YouTube.

Role Models and Mentors

October 18, 2010
The informal training received from role models and mentors is often overlooked in the LEO training equation. At some point in most officers' careers, the roles are reversed and they become role models and mentors for the next generation of law enforcement.

LAPD Releases More Details About Housing Project Shooting

October 13, 2010
The officer's round reportedly struck Davis in the back. Without discussing the particulars of the case, Capt. Phillip Tingirides told the L.A. Times suspects can be struck in the back if they are pointing a gun at officers while running away or if officers are chasing suspects from opposite directions.

AK-47 Toting Felon Killed By LAPD in Shootout

September 29, 2010
LAPD officials say officers were following the convicted felon through the Downtown L.A. area when suddenly he stopped, stepped out of his car and opened fire at officers with the assault rifle.

SWAT Pioneers Led the Way

September 28, 2010
As anyone in SWAT knows, such reputations are the result of dedication, professionalism and sound leadership. Specifically, the early leadership of Ron McCarthy (LAPD SWAT senior sergeant) and John Kolman (LASD SWAT commander/lieutenant).

Tactical Officers Honor Two SWAT Pioneers

September 22, 2010
Attendees of the NTOA conference starting Sunday have the rare privilege to be in the presence of two living legends of SWAT. Ron McCarthy and John Kolman made SWAT the respected "profession within a profession" that it is today.

LAPD Officer Stacey Lim's Lethal-Force Encounter

September 15, 2010

LAPD Officer Stacey Lim details her off-duty lethal force encounter. Lim was driving home after a softball game on June 9, 1990, when a carjacker ambushed and shot her as she exited her truck outside of her Canyon County home. After a 15-year-old gang member shot Lim with a stolen .357 Magnum, she returned fire, ending the threat. Officer Lim recieved the Medal of Valor in 1991.

LAPD Honors Pioneering Female Officer Alice Stebbins Wells

September 14, 2010
Wells was one of the first female officers in the country with arrest powers. Her first duties included the "suppression of unwholesome billboard displays, searches for missing persons, and the maintenance of a general information bureau for women seeking advice on matters within the scope of police departments."

Man Shot By LAPD Used Three Names

September 12, 2010
Investigators say the man used Manuel Jamines, Manuel Ramirez and Gregorio Luis Perez at various times.

L.A. Mayor Defends Police Shooting of Day Laborer

September 9, 2010
“We’ve got to go through an investigation,” Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said. “But when it’s all said and done, I’ll guarantee you what’s going to come out is that these guys are heroes, and I stand by them.”

LAPD Investigates Mystery of Mummified Infants

September 7, 2010
The remains were found when residents of an apartment building were cleaning out a community basement. The detectives and coroner's officials examined other items found with the infants inside the steamer trunk that was marked with the initials J.M.B.

Three LAPD Officers Injured During Standoff With Shooting Protesters

September 7, 2010
Four protesters were arrested and three LAPD officers were injured when bottles and a rock were thrown at them.
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