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LAPD Resources Drained by Prisoner Realignment

August 22, 2013
When Los Angeles residents need a police officer, they expect and deserve an immediate response. But it is getting harder to deliver on that expectation because LAPD officers are being pulled away from what they were hired to do in order to keep tabs on thousands of felons living in the city after their early release from prison.

State Prisoner Release Program Stresses LAPD Resources

August 20, 2013
Since state officials implemented the prison measures in late 2011, the LAPD has had between 160 to 170 officers assigned full time to units responsible for keeping tabs on thousands of felons who are living in Los Angeles.

Second Careers

August 17, 2013

For those who finish their law enforcement careers, the breadth of experiences the profession avails them offers all manner of post-career options, and nothing speaks to the heart of the adrenaline junkie like another round in the octagon of law enforcement.

Judge: LAPD Impound Policy Violates State Constitution

August 12, 2013
A controversial LAPD impound policy allowing unlicensed drivers to retrieve their vehicles earlier than 30 days is illegal, a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge ruled Monday.

City Council: Brightly-Colored BB Guns Would Reduce LAPD Shootings

August 12, 2013
The police union representing LAPD officers has condemned a proposed city ordinance requiring BB guns to be painted a bright color, calling it "ill-advised and dangerous."

LAPD Tries Mediation for Racial Profiling Claims

August 2, 2013
The Los Angeles Police Department received the go-ahead Tuesday to launch an experimental mediation program that would bring officers face-to-face with people who have accused them of racial profiling.

Zimmerman Protests Turn Violent In Los Angeles

July 16, 2013
The Los Angeles Police Department arrested 14 people late Monday in South Los Angeles, when members of a George Zimmerman protest began breaking windows and stomping on cars, reports the Los Angeles Times.

Zimmerman Protesters Block Freeway, Clash with LAPD

July 15, 2013
The Los Angeles Police Department called a citywide tactical alert Sunday, after protesters of the George Zimmerman verdict blocked the Santa Monica (10) Freeway.

LPR Protects Officers and the Public

July 15, 2013
Since our country's founding, personal freedoms have been in constant battle with the protection of the greater good. That battle continues today in Los Angeles as some privacy rights groups attempt to limit the tools that law enforcement uses every day to keep the public safe.

Police Commissioner Attacks LAPD Lawsuit Handling

July 3, 2013
Members of the Los Angeles Police Commission on Tuesday expressed concern and frustration over the findings of an audit that concluded the LAPD fails to take basic steps to curtail costly lawsuits filed by officers.

LAPD Releases Video of Suspected Ambush Shooter

June 27, 2013
Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck released surveillance video and images showing the suspect who ambushed two undercover detectives Tuesday morning outside the Wilshire Division station.

Threats Rise To LAPD Officers

June 27, 2013
Los Angeles' crime rates may be going down but as the events of Tuesday revealed all too painfully, violent crimes against police officers are going up.

Suspect Who Shot LAPD Gang Cop Found Dead

June 26, 2013
Los Angeles Police Department SWAT officers found the man who shot and wounded a gang officer dead inside a South Los Angeles home Wednesday morning.

Undercover LAPD Detectives Ambushed at Station

June 25, 2013
Two undercover LAPD detectives were wounded in an ambush Tuesday morning, after a gunman opened fire on them as they waited to enter the Wilshire Division station.

Retired Cop Subdues Road-Raging Attorney

June 20, 2013
A retired LAPD officer took down an attorney on a Los Angeles street Monday morning after the attorney attacked him during a road-rage incident.

LAPD Purchases Dodge, Ford Patrol Vehicles

June 14, 2013
Earlier this year, the LAPD ordered 100 Dodge Charger Pursuit patrol cars, 50 Ford Police Interceptor Utility vehicles, and 38 Ford P.I. sedans. For the first time in four years, the city provided the agency funding to purchase new vehicles.

LAPD Review: Chris Dorner Firing Justified

June 5, 2013
A lengthy internal review has found no basis for the allegations of racism or bias contained in the manifesto of rogue ex-LAPD officer Chris Dorner.

LAPD Officers Raid Video Game Studio

June 3, 2013
Los Angeles Police officers raided a video game studio, after responding to a false burglar alarm and observing a menacing apparent gun-wielding man inside the business.

LAPD Selects KDH Defense as Body Armor Supplier

May 31, 2013
The Los Angeles Police Department has awarded a contract to distributor Galls to supply KDH Defense's Level II and Level IIIA concealable body armor and polyethylene special threat plates to patrol officers.

Can We Prevent the Next Chris Dorner?

May 21, 2013

Unlike most cornered suspects, the active, retired, or terminated cop who fights his former peers does so with a weapons cache that is wholly different from that of the usual suspects, one that comes with the experience, training, and tactical awareness unique to those who have worked in the profession.

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