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LAPD Officer Convicted of Assault Spared Jail Time by Plea

May 23, 2017
A Los Angeles police officer convicted of assault for kicking and punching a man during a South Los Angeles arrest caught on video was spared jail time at his sentencing on Tuesday after fulfilling his end of an agreement made with prosecutors.

Video: LAPD Officer Convicted of Assault Spared Jail Time by Plea

May 23, 2017
A Los Angeles police officer convicted of assault for kicking and punching a man during a South Los Angeles arrest caught on video was spared jail time at his sentencing on Tuesday after fulfilling his end of an agreement made with prosecutors.

LAPD Officer Seriously Injured in Motorcycle Crash on Way to Work

May 23, 2017
A Los Angeles police officer was pinned under a vehicle and the southbound 5 Freeway was shut down for several hours Tuesday following a traffic collision in Santa Clarita, the California Highway Patrol said.

Off-Duty LAPD Officer Helps Subdue Unruly Passenger on Hawaii-Bound Flight

May 22, 2017
A Turkish student could face federal charges for purportedly trying to enter the cockpit of a Los Angeles to Honolulu flight until he was grabbed by passengers, including an off-duty LAPD officer, and duct-taped to a seat.

Los Angeles Voters Pass Disciplinary Flexibility Measure for Police

May 17, 2017
Los Angeles police officers facing disciplinary hearings will have a choice of appearing before an all-civilian review board or a panel that includes two command-level officers, thanks to voters’ approval of a ballot measure condemned by critics as a weakening of the LAPD’s disciplinary system.

LAPD Sniper Fired from Helicopter to End Shootout

May 12, 2017
Los Angeles police fired a rifle from a helicopter during a shootout with a man killed in Sunland earlier this week, marking the first time that specially trained SWAT officers have opened fire from a helicopter hovering over a scene, the LAPD said.

Black Lives Matter Activist Sues LAPD for $4 Million

May 11, 2017
The suit, filed this week, alleges that Akili was falsely imprisoned, unjustly assaulted, arrested without probable cause and subject to lies "concocted" by police at the highest levels of the department, and "outrageous conduct" that caused him emotional distress.

Man Convicted in Plot to Murder LAPD Detective Granted Parole

May 4, 2017
A man convicted in the 1985 plot to kill a Los Angeles police detective will be released on parole within the week, over the objections of city police leaders.

On Eve of Rodney King Riots Anniversary LAPD Chief Says Force Will Never “Fail” City Again

April 28, 2017
Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck has written an editorial for the Los Angeles Times on the 25th anniversary of the Rodney King riots, saying the department will never “fail” the city again.

De-Escalation is Nothing New

April 24, 2017
Perhaps the value of the loud noise about de-escalation is to re-emphasize the need to conduct intense training that teaches us to distinguish between those challenging incidents where it is wise to wait, talk, get backup, get nonlethal weapons, get a supervisor, and make a plan versus those incidents where it is proper to take the risk, rush in, and save the life.

Driver Who Crashed Into LAPD Patrol Car, Killing Officer, Pleads No Contest

April 20, 2017
A driver who lost control of his truck and crashed into an LAPD patrol car, killing a well-liked veteran officer, pleaded no contest to gross vehicular manslaughter on Wednesday.

L.A. Police Commission Adopts New Rules for LAPD Officers to Reduce Shootings

April 18, 2017
The Los Angeles Police Commission voted Tuesday to require officers to try, whenever possible, to defuse tense encounters before firing their guns — a policy shift that marks a significant milestone in the board's attempts to curb shootings by police.

LAPD, NYPD Testing Pursuit-Rated Ford Hybrid Sedans

April 10, 2017
Law enforcement agencies in New York and Los Angeles will begin using a new pursuit-rated hybrid-electric police sedan that the automaker unveiled on April 10. Agencies can order the Police Responder Hybrid Sedan this spring, and Ford will begin delivering it next summer.

LAPD Has Created 1.1 Million Body Cam Videos, Report Says

March 30, 2017
Officers with the Los Angeles Police Department have already created more than 1.1 million videos from body cameras, according to a report approved by the Los Angeles Police Commission.

Jury Awards LAPD Detective $1.5 Million in Retaliation Case

March 7, 2017
Jamie McBride, an outspoken leader of the union that represents Los Angeles Police Department officers, won $1.5 million Monday in a lawsuit alleging that his supervisors retaliated against him.

LAPD Officers Shoot, Kill Man Armed with Large Metal Pipe

March 6, 2017
Los Angeles police shot and killed a man armed with a large metal pipe Saturday about 12:30 p.m. in downtown, authorities said.

Video: LAPD Officers Shoot, Kill Man Armed with Large Metal Pipe

March 6, 2017
Los Angeles police shot and killed a man armed with a large metal pipe Saturday about 12:30 p.m. in downtown, authorities said.

LAPD Honors Heroes of North Hollywood Shootout on 20th Anniversary

March 1, 2017
“And with that series of broadcasts to that chaos and initial terror began an incident that ended with a true demonstration of the character of this organization that we call the Los Angeles Police Department — a demonstration of valor,” said Capt. Donald Graham, commander of the North Hollywood Division.

Los Angeles Pays $1.5 Million to Settle Lawsuit Over Justified Police Shooting

February 9, 2017
The Los Angeles city council approved a $1.5 million payment Wednesday to settle a lawsuit filed by the parents of Ezell Ford over his fatal shooting by police in South Los Angeles.

North Hollywood Shootout: Baptism of Fire

February 8, 2017

Officer Zboravan recalls the infamous North Hollywood Shootout with lifesaving advice for officers who are shot.

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