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Video: Man Who Threatened to Kill Cops Leads LAPD On Wild Pursuit

August 6, 2010
A suspect led Los Angeles officers on a half-hour pursuit where he drove the wrong way on a one-way street, crashed into another vehicle and caused a cruiser to hit a palm tree.

LAPD Names American Military University a Preferred School

July 14, 2010
The LAPD designation follows a similar agreement between AMU and the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department (LASD) last year, which made AMU a member of LASD University—a consortium of colleges and universities whose mission is to provide LASD employees with a variety of accessible learning programs.

DNA Match Ensnares 'Grim Sleeper' Serial Killer In Los Angeles

July 8, 2010
Franklin is thought to be the "Grim Sleeper" killer who began killing women in 1985. The deaths have been linked via DNA collected from the bodies of the women, who were sexually assaulted and often left for dead in alleys and covered in debris with gunshot wounds to the chest from a small-caliber gun.

Los Angeles Won't Disrupt Red-Light Enforcement To Protest Arizona

June 25, 2010
The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously not to disrupt its red-light enforcement program managed by an Arizona vendor as a protest against that state's new immigration law.

LAPD's Hollywood Vice Unit

June 11, 2010

The lieutenant in charge of the LAPD's Hollywood vice unit sat down with POLICE Magazine to discuss how officers approach enforcement of these crimes. Lt. Jeffrey Pailet emphasizes the "three Cs"—citizen complaints, commercial violations and conspicuous activity. He primarily discusses how officers enforce street prostitution.

LAPD Hollywood's Vice Unit

June 11, 2010
The movie industry has helped make Hollywood a much more seductive idea than physical destination and, more recently, has exposed the underbelly as well. Hollywood's streets often become "tracks" for street prostitutes, and boisterous nightclubs shun operating rules.

LAPD Relieves Four Officers of Field Duty In Cycling Clash

June 3, 2010
The Los Angeles Police Department has relieved four officers involved in a clash with bicyclist activists from field duty while the department investigates the incident.

Video Shows LAPD Officer Kicking Cyclist Protester

May 30, 2010
Part of the incident was captured on a hand-held camera and posted as "Hollywood Cops Attack Bicycle Riders." The clip shows one officer kicking a protester, and does not clearly show the incident.

LAPD Officer Kicks Bicyclist During Hollywood Protest

May 30, 2010

Part of a scuffle involving LAPD officers and bicycle riders participating in a protest was captured on a hand-held video camera and posted on YouTube with the title "Hollywood Cops Attack Bike Riders."

L.A. Noir: LAPD's Dragnet Era

May 27, 2010

When he took over the LAPD in 1950, Chief William Parker oversaw the transformation of the agency from a tool of corrupt politicians to the more professional law enforcement outfit symbolized by the "Dragnet" television program. With "L.A. Noir: The Struggle for the Soul of America's Most Seductive City," John Buntin tells this story. Listen to learn the origin of the phrase "thin blue line" coined by Parker.

What's Up With In-Car Video?

May 6, 2010
Technology is never the limiting factor—capable systems exist now. Systems integration and cost planning must be well thought out to bring it to officers on the streets.

NYPD Doesn't Rule Out 'South Park' Connection to Car Bomb

May 3, 2010
Several radical Muslim groups called for retribution against the creators of a recent episode that parodied the Islamic prophet, Muhammad.

Thousands Mourn Former LAPD Chief Gates

April 28, 2010
Thousands of officers and well-wishers showed up to watch the processional memorial service on Tuesday, as eulogizers spoke about the impact former LAPD Chief Daryl Gates had on the city and department.

Grille-Mounted GPS-Tag Launcher Gives Officers Alternative to Pursuits

April 27, 2010
Each year, about 360 people are killed during police pursuits. About a third of those are bystanders, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Chief Gates Speaks About His Legacy In 2009 Interview

April 16, 2010
Former LAPD Chief Daryl Gates talks about the Rodney King incident, the consent decree, police-chief politics, his decision to eliminate hats, and his comment about the carotid restraint during a May 2009 interview with Los Angeles Times columnist Patt Morrison.

LAPD Chief and SWAT Pioneer Daryl Gates Dies

April 16, 2010
Former LAPD Chief Daryl Gates, who organized the first police SWAT unit and led the department during the Rodney King incident and riots that followed, has died at the age of 83.

Daryl Gates and the Origins of LAPD SWAT

April 16, 2010
He may not have invented SWAT. Yet Gates was intricately involved in its creation, and like all great leaders in organizations who are presented with a great idea, he provided the push needed to get it implemented.

LAPD's Chief Gates on Creation of SWAT

April 16, 2010

Former LAPD Chief Daryl Gates discusses the founding of SWAT, as a result of lessons learned by the Watts riots of the 1960s in this clip that appeared in "Police Quest: SWAT 2," a series of PC-based video games bearing his name from the 1990s.

How the LAPD Investigates Deadly Force Encounters

April 15, 2010

This segment of "LAPD: Life on the Beat" profiles the detectives who handle officer-involved shooting cases and the proceedure they follow. As officers who have been involved in shootings know, using deadly force is a split-second decision that is never made easily.

Memorial Pays Tribute to LAPD Officer Killed in Afghanistan

April 13, 2010
Officers, family and LAPD supporters on Wednesday paid tribute to Robert Cottle, the tactical officer who was killed March 24 while on Marine Reserve duty in Afghanistan.
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