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Video: LAPD Offers Inside Look at Police Shooting Investigations, Training

March 3, 2016
LAPD tactics are under scrutiny as the department reviews last year's rise in crime and how officers responded. On Wednesday, members of the media had a front-row view of training at the Davis Academy in Granada Hills, CA.

LAPD Offers Inside Look at Police Shooting Investigations, Training

March 3, 2016
LAPD tactics are under scrutiny as the department reviews last year's rise in crime and how officers responded. On Wednesday, members of the media had a front-row view of training at the Davis Academy in Granada Hills, CA. More Here.

Federal Anti-Terror Programs Stoke Community Interest and Criticism

February 9, 2016
A trio of federal pilot projects aimed at thwarting violent extremism are off to a tentative start. Minneapolis, Boston, and Los Angeles, all chosen to host the Department of Justice anti-terror initiative, are taking different approaches, but all three are facing common hurdles.

LAPD Officers Fired Over Fatal Pursuit Shooting Sue to be Reinstated

February 1, 2016
Michael Ayala and Leonardo Ortiz were among about two dozen officers who pulled up behind 51-year-old Brian Beaird’s mangled Corvette after he crashed in downtown Los Angeles in 2013, ending a long, high-speed pursuit

LAPD Officers Save Suicidal Man From Hanging

January 22, 2016
A man who tried to commit suicide by hanging himself from a telephone pole was rescued by two officers from the Los Angeles Police Department's Hollywood Station.

Why Chief Beck Failed Us

January 15, 2016
On Monday, Chief Beck chose to put politics above fairness by shouting from the rooftops to every media outlet in the nation that the District Attorney should file criminal charges against LAPD Officer Clifford Proctor.

Violent Crime in Los Angeles Hits Highest Level Since 2009, Police Blame Gangs

January 14, 2016
Los Angeles officials on Wednesday attributed last year's crime jump to increased gang activity and homelessness, among other things.

LAPD Chief Recommends Criminal Charges Against Officer Who Fatally Shot Homeless Man

January 11, 2016
Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck has recommended criminal charges against an officer who killed an unarmed homeless man in Venice, marking the first time as chief that Beck has called for charges in a fatal on-duty shooting.

City Council Halted Rapid Rollout of LAPD Body Cameras

January 5, 2016
Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck and Mayor Eric Garcetti have laid out an ambitious plan to have 7,000 field officers strapped and streaming by the end of next year. But the Los Angeles City Council this month applied the brakes to the rapid rollout of the program.

Video: LAPD Officers Surprise WWII Veteran With Christmas Tree, Presents

December 23, 2015
What began as a welfare check at a Venice, CA, apartment building ended with an act of kindness one World War II veteran said he will never forget.

LAPD Officers Surprise WWII Veteran With Christmas Tree, Presents

December 23, 2015
What began as a welfare check at a Venice, CA, apartment building ended with an act of kindness one World War II veteran said on Monday he will never forget. More Here.

Threat That Closed Down L.A. Schools Appears to Be a Hoax

December 15, 2015
The threat that prompted Los Angeles Unified School District officials to close all schools Tuesday appears to be a hoax, a U.S. congressman on the House Intelligence Committee said.

"Credible Terror Threat" Closes All Los Angeles Public Schools

December 15, 2015
All Los Angeles Unified School District schools were closed Tuesday after LAUSD received a "credible terror threat," according to school district officials and police.

Ex-L.A. County Sheriff's Deputies Sentenced to Prison for Beating of Jail Visitor

November 30, 2015
Two former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies were sentenced to prison Monday for their roles in the beating of a handcuffed jail visitor and a scheme to cover up the assault.

LAPD Heads to Paris to Learn from Terrorist Tragedy

November 20, 2015
Hoping to learn about ways to prevent and respond to terrorist attacks, the Los Angeles Police Department will send a team to Paris to meet with authorities there as they continue to carry out raids on suspected terror cells in response to the attacks that left 129 people dead.

LAPD's New and Very Dangerous Honor

November 13, 2015
This award will prioritize the lives of suspected criminals over the lives of LAPD officers, and goes against the core foundation of an officer’s training.

Video: Los Angeles, Philly Police Unions Join Boycott of Tarantino Films

October 29, 2015
The Los Angeles police union and the Philadelphia police union have joined the NYPD union in a boycott of the films of Quentin Tarantino in response to the director referring to "murder" in connection with police use of force at a New York rally over the weekend.

Los Angeles, Philly Police Unions Join Boycott of Tarantino Films

October 29, 2015
The Los Angeles police union and the Philadelphia police union have joined the NYPD union in a boycott of the films of Quentin Tarantino in response to the director referring to "murder" in connection with police use of force at a New York rally over the weekend. More Here.

Rise in Accidental Gunshots by L.A. County Deputies Follows New Firearm

October 20, 2015
Los Angeles County sheriff's officials say that the increase in accidental discharges — from 12 in 2012 to 30 last year — occurred because deputies were adjusting to the new gun. They expect the numbers to fall in the years ahead.

Two-Officer Cars: The Buddy System

October 16, 2015

Two-officer units may cost a city more, but they provide many benefits that can save the lives of officers. 

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