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2 Shot at California Middle School, 12-Year-Old Girl in Custody

February 1, 2018
The Los Angeles Police Department, which also responded to the school and is the lead agency in the investigation, identified the suspect as a 12-year-old girl.

LAPD Chief to Retire: Get Ready for Backstabbing and Bloodletting

January 29, 2018
Most qualified? That’s so 20th century. It won’t be a factor in naming the next chief. The eventual selectee will have triumphed through some combination of the right ethnic and gender profile and an ability to survive the knife fight about to begin. What fun it will be to watch.

Recovering Alcoholic Officers Run the LAPD's Addiction Prevention Unit

January 19, 2018
Margolis has been on the force for 28 years; he’s got fewer than 3 left, he’ll tell you. He’ll also tell you he’s a recovering alcoholic, sober 16-plus years, and if you do the math you’ll realize he had a serious drinking problem while he was on the job. A tall, intense man, he chooses his words carefully. “You wouldn’t have wanted to go through the door with me during a search warrant, due to my inability to focus,” he says, eyeing the group, “because I was hungover.”

LAPD Chief Charlie Beck Announces Retirement

January 19, 2018
Beck made the abrupt announcement during a press conference Friday with Mayor Eric Garcetti to discuss the city’s crime trends. His retirement is effective June 27.

Luxembourg Police to Use New Tesla Model S Police Cars for Patrol

January 17, 2018
Tesla's all-electric Model S is becoming increasingly popular with police departments around the world. In addition to the LAPD and Denver PD, the Luxembourg police also announced that they will be using the Tesla Model S and have started fitting them with police equipment.

NFL Commissioner Gives 4 LAPD Officers Super Bowl Tickets

January 8, 2018
For their dedication to the community, Officers Goosby, Holliman, Thompson, and Swift will have an opportunity to attend Super Bowl LII in Minneapolis on Feb. 4.

LAPD Officer Recovering from Ambush Shooting, Suspect Facing Attempted Murder Charge

January 5, 2018
Alongside her partner, Park had stopped a man on a street in the Westlake District for having an open container, when someone from a distance began shooting at them in an ambush attack. More Here.

Video: LAPD Officer Recovering from Ambush Shooting, Suspect Facing Attempted Murder Charge

January 5, 2018
Alongside her partner, Park had stopped a man on a street in the Westlake District for having an open container, when someone from a distance began shooting at them in an ambush attack.

LAPD Begins to Cope with Legal Marijuana

January 3, 2018
What isn’t allowed? Driving under the influence of marijuana. Consuming pot in public. Purchasing or consuming recreational cannabis by someone under the age of 21.

Rookie L.A. Officer Recovering After Ambush Shooting

January 2, 2018
The Los Angeles Police Department says the officer, a recent graduate of the police academy, was shot while patrolling with her training officer.

Swatting Incident Leads to Fatal Police Shooting, Suspect in Custody

December 30, 2017
The incident took place late Thursday when police were called about a supposed domestic incident at a Kansas man's home, where he had shot his father and was holding his other family members at gunpoint, police said in a press conference Friday. When police arrived, the man who opened the door was told to raise his hands -- a command he obeyed until he moved his hands down to his waist, police said.

Video: LAPD Officers Help Woman Deliver Christmas Baby

December 26, 2017
Officers from LAPD's Central Area were called to a Main Street building Monday afternoon for what initially came in as a woman screaming. When they arrived at the fifth-floor apartment, they found a woman who was about to give birth.

LAPD Officers Help Woman Deliver Christmas Baby

December 26, 2017
LAPD officers were called to a building Monday afternoon for what initially came in as a woman screaming. When they arrived at the fifth-floor apartment, they found a woman who was about to give birth. More Here.

Video: Off-Duty LAPD Officer Attacked with Blunt Object, Suspect Shot

December 20, 2017
Preliminary reports from the scene were that two off-duty officers were driving in the area and stopped to confront a man outside an apartment building. At some point, the man hit one of the officers in the head with what was initially reported as a bat, prompting both officers to open fire, hitting the man in the stomach.

Off-Duty LAPD Officer Attacked with Blunt Object, Suspect Shot

December 20, 2017
Preliminary reports from the scene were that two off-duty officers were driving in the area and stopped to confront a man outside an apartment building. At some point, the man hit one of the officers in the head with what was initially reported as a bat, prompting both officers to open fire, hitting the man in the stomach. More Here.

LAPD Officer Lost Leg After Being Struck by DUI Suspect on Freeway

December 19, 2017
Officer Fadi Chelico was standing on the side of the freeway during a traffic stop last Monday night when he was struck and pinned between the suspect vehicle and his police cruiser. His leg was ultimately severed.

LAPD Officer Struck by Vehicle, Seriously Injured at Traffic Stop

December 12, 2017
The officer was conducting a traffic stop on the freeway when he was struck by another vehicle, the Los Angeles Police Department tweeted.

Officers to Watch Over Homes in Evacuated CA Wildfire Areas

December 8, 2017
Around 300 law enforcement personnel have been assigned to direct traffic and protect homes, both at the site of the Skirball fire and in the San Fernando Valley.

LAPD Responds to Southern California Wildfires

December 6, 2017

Officers of the Los Angeles Police Department have been responding to the area's rash of wildfires this week, serving a wide variety of missions.

One of their missions has been to help animals trapped in the fire zones.

Officers from the LAPD's equestrian unit helped rescue horses trapped in the massive Creek Fire in Sylmar.

The Creek Fire started Tuesday morning and has destroyed at least 30 homes and burned nearly 11,500 acres.

Within the city limits LAPD officers responded to the Skirbal Fire, which erupted early Wednesday morning next to the 405 freeway near Mulholland Drive. The Skirball fire has burned nearly 500 acres and destroyed four homes in Bel-Air.

Neither fire is contained.

LAPD Officers Work to Save Animals from Wildfires

December 6, 2017
Officers from the LAPD's equestrian unit helped rescue horses trapped in the massive Creek Fire in Sylmar.
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