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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.

Los Angeles LEOs 'Fight' for Cancer Research

April 13, 2010
Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies squared off against their LAPD brethren during "Fight for Life" boxing matches that ultimately raised $50,000 for cancer research.

Overtime Caps Hamper LAPD Homicide Investigations

April 12, 2010
Budgetary conditions that led to the LAPD refusing to pay officers overtime wages except in rare circumstances is striking at the core of the department's homicide unit, as detectives are being benched while cases remain unsolved.

LAPD SWAT Officer Killed While Serving in Afghanistan

March 30, 2010
The Los Angeles Police Department is mourning its first officer to be killed in combat in Afghanistan after a roadside bomb took the life of a highly regarded SWAT team member.

LAPD Division Will Begin Using Patrol Car Video In April

March 8, 2010
A San Fernando city councilman has asked for additional tests to ensure the cameras work in low-light conditions and that image quality won't be affected by new LED streetlights installed in that section of Los Angeles.

LAPD Chief Beck Vows to Better Train Officers on Cyclist Rights

February 25, 2010
Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck told a group of bicycle advocates that department-wide training would be implemented to highlight the rights of bicyclists on the road and ensure that officers know how to deal with incidents involving bikes.

LAPD Chief Cuts OT, Moves Specialized Officers to Patrol

February 18, 2010
To achieve an 8 percent cut in the Los Angeles police workforce, Chief Charlie Beck moved 350 officers from specialized units to patrol duty around the city.
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