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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.

LAPD, FBI Take Down Blood Clique

August 26, 2010
Federal agents and police swept into a South Los Angeles housing project Wednesday and arrested dozens of alleged gang members indicted on federal racketeering charges for murder, drug dealing and assaults, law enforcement officials said.

LAPD Reviews Tactics of Wild Pursuit

August 12, 2010
When apprehending the suspect, officers created the potential for deadly crossfire. The review will also look at whether officers should have immediately swarmed the car.

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.
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