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Report Says Dorner Manhunt Plagued by Communications Problems

May 6, 2014
“This incident represents a sentinel event in American policing – one that serves as a warning of needed changes in the public safety system,” said Police Foundation President Jim Bueermann, who put the Foundation's review team together. “A trained former police officer was hunting police officers and their families, exploiting geo-political, jurisdictional and technological boundaries and using legally-acquired, sophisticated, high-powered weaponry.”

Dashcam Captured Dorner Ambush of Riverside Officers

May 6, 2014

Dashcam footage released this week by the Police Foundation shows that Riverside, Calif., officers Michael Crain and Daniel Tachias were ambushed before they knew that former LAPD officer Christopher Dorner had shot at two LAPD officers in nearby Corona. Read Full Story Here.

LAPD Mourns a 3rd Officer Death in 2 Months

May 4, 2014
1 officer killed and another seriously injured in an early morning collision in Los Angeles.

Suspect in LAPD Station Shooting Dies

April 25, 2014
The man accused of opening fire on officers in the front lobby of the LAPD’s West Traffic Division earlier this month died Thursday morning, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

Video: LAPD Honors Fallen Motor Officer

April 22, 2014
Officer Christopher Cortijo, 51, was stopped at a red light in Sun Valley on April 5 when his motorcycle was hit from behind by a Chevy Blazer. He succumbed to his injuries four days later.

LAPD Honors Fallen Motor Officer

April 22, 2014

Thousands of law-enforcement officers on Tuesday attended memorial services for an LAPD motorcycle officer who died after being struck by a suspected DUI driver. Read Full Story Here.

LAPD Motor Officer Dies from Crash Injuries

April 10, 2014
A Los Angeles motorcycle officer, who was struck this past weekend in Sun Valley by a driver allegedly under the influence of drugs, has died, department officials said Wednesday.

Video: Man Opens Fire in LAPD Station, Officer Wounded

April 8, 2014
A Los Angeles police officer was shot and wounded Monday night when a man walked into the front lobby of the LAPD’s West Traffic Division and opened fire with a semi-automatic handgun.

LAPD Station Shooting Update: Wounded Officer Not Wearing Vest

April 8, 2014

A man walked into an LAPD station and shot at two officers, wounding the male officer, who was not wearing a ballistic vest as previously reported. The alleged shooter has been identified. Read Full Story Here.

L.A. Police Chief Says He Wants a Second Term

April 4, 2014
Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck declared Thursday his interest in serving a second term as the city's top cop, saying he would be "more than proud" to serve should officials make the offer.

LAPD Chief Defends Decision Not to Fire Officer

April 3, 2014
Police Chief Charlie Beck has defended his decision to overrule a disciplinary board’s recommendation to fire a police officer with close family ties to the department, denying favoritism played a role in his determination.

L.A. Man Police Say Shot at Officers Found Dead After SWAT Standoff

March 24, 2014
A man suspected of shooting at two Los Angeles police officers, injuring one, before barricading himself inside a large Hollywood Hills home Monday has died, authorities said.

1 LAPD Officer Killed, 1 Critically Injured in Car Crash

March 7, 2014
One LAPD officer was killed and a female probationary officer was critically injured in a traffic collision in Beverly Hills today while en route to a call.

Reserve Officers: For Love of the Job

March 4, 2014

At minimum, an LASD reserve officer's service will include logging 20 hours a month regardless of obligations posed by the reserve's regular job and family responsibilities. He may find himself working his own patrol car, standing guard in the cold along a parade route, or handling that "change of shift" report nobody else wanted.

Hundreds of LAPD Officers Worked Oscars

March 3, 2014
Police spend months planning with private security, the FBI and various city agencies for scenarios ranging from a terrorist attack to party crashers.

L.A. Police Panel Revises Officer Shooting Reviews

February 18, 2014
With its vote, the commission made clear it can find that a shooting or other serious incident violated department policy if the officer's actions beforehand created a situation in which deadly force was necessary. Until now, the commission has generally focused on the narrow question of whether an officer faced a deadly threat at the moment he opened fire.

Murder Defendant Throws Chair in L.A. Court, Hits Detective

January 30, 2014
An L.A. police detective was hit in the head and upper body Wednesday when a defendant in a murder case threw a chair in court, also clipping a prosecutor.

Suspected Drunk Smashes into LAPD Cruiser, Officers Injured

January 23, 2014
Two LAPD officers were hospitalized early Wednesday after an alleged drunk driver crashed into the back of their patrol car in South Los Angeles and then fled the scene.

L.A. Paramedics to Now Enter Active Shooter Zones to Aid Victims

December 23, 2013
The new goal is to have Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics and firefighters, protected by armed law enforcement teams, rapidly enter potentially dangerous areas during active shooting incidents to treat victims and get them en route to hospital trauma centers.

LAPD to Officers: Buckle Up On Duty

December 12, 2013
The Los Angeles Police Department has a new seatbelt education effort after Inspector General Alex Bustamante found that up to 37 percent of officers involved in accidents in 2012 weren't wearing seatbelts.
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