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City Council Halted Rapid Rollout of LAPD Body Cameras

January 5, 2016
Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck and Mayor Eric Garcetti have laid out an ambitious plan to have 7,000 field officers strapped and streaming by the end of next year. But the Los Angeles City Council this month applied the brakes to the rapid rollout of the program.

Video: LAPD Officers Surprise WWII Veteran With Christmas Tree, Presents

December 23, 2015
What began as a welfare check at a Venice, CA, apartment building ended with an act of kindness one World War II veteran said he will never forget.

LAPD Officers Surprise WWII Veteran With Christmas Tree, Presents

December 23, 2015
What began as a welfare check at a Venice, CA, apartment building ended with an act of kindness one World War II veteran said on Monday he will never forget. More Here.

Threat That Closed Down L.A. Schools Appears to Be a Hoax

December 15, 2015
The threat that prompted Los Angeles Unified School District officials to close all schools Tuesday appears to be a hoax, a U.S. congressman on the House Intelligence Committee said.

"Credible Terror Threat" Closes All Los Angeles Public Schools

December 15, 2015
All Los Angeles Unified School District schools were closed Tuesday after LAUSD received a "credible terror threat," according to school district officials and police.

Ex-L.A. County Sheriff's Deputies Sentenced to Prison for Beating of Jail Visitor

November 30, 2015
Two former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies were sentenced to prison Monday for their roles in the beating of a handcuffed jail visitor and a scheme to cover up the assault.

LAPD Heads to Paris to Learn from Terrorist Tragedy

November 20, 2015
Hoping to learn about ways to prevent and respond to terrorist attacks, the Los Angeles Police Department will send a team to Paris to meet with authorities there as they continue to carry out raids on suspected terror cells in response to the attacks that left 129 people dead.

LAPD's New and Very Dangerous Honor

November 13, 2015
This award will prioritize the lives of suspected criminals over the lives of LAPD officers, and goes against the core foundation of an officer’s training.

Video: Los Angeles, Philly Police Unions Join Boycott of Tarantino Films

October 29, 2015
The Los Angeles police union and the Philadelphia police union have joined the NYPD union in a boycott of the films of Quentin Tarantino in response to the director referring to "murder" in connection with police use of force at a New York rally over the weekend.

Los Angeles, Philly Police Unions Join Boycott of Tarantino Films

October 29, 2015
The Los Angeles police union and the Philadelphia police union have joined the NYPD union in a boycott of the films of Quentin Tarantino in response to the director referring to "murder" in connection with police use of force at a New York rally over the weekend. More Here.

Rise in Accidental Gunshots by L.A. County Deputies Follows New Firearm

October 20, 2015
Los Angeles County sheriff's officials say that the increase in accidental discharges — from 12 in 2012 to 30 last year — occurred because deputies were adjusting to the new gun. They expect the numbers to fall in the years ahead.

Two-Officer Cars: The Buddy System

October 16, 2015

Two-officer units may cost a city more, but they provide many benefits that can save the lives of officers. 

Audit Finds LAPD Under Reported 2014 Aggravated Assaults by More Than 20%

October 15, 2015
The new review examined one crime category: aggravated assault. Based on sampling done by auditors, officials estimate that there were actually 23% more aggravated assaults in 2014 than the LAPD originally reported.

Woman Indicted on Murder Charge in Crash that Killed LAPD Officer

October 14, 2015
A grand jury has indicted a Pacoima, CA, woman on murder and other charges in connection with a 2014 crash that killed a Los Angeles police officer.

LAPD Police Chief & NYC Police Commissioner Bet on Dodgers vs. Mets

October 7, 2015
Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck and New York Police Commissioner William J. Bratton have placed public bets with each other over the Los Angeles Dodgers vs. New York Mets battle for the National League Championship Series.

LAPD Says Officer Stalking Video was Rap Promotion, Warrant Issued on Suspect

October 6, 2015
"The investigation revealed that the film was made by members of an early 1990s rap group no longer in fashion. The film was made and posted on social media to ignite a comeback by the rap group," LAPD said in a press release on Tuesday. More Here.

Disturbing Instagram Post Shows Armed Man Stalking LAPD Officer

October 6, 2015
The video, which had gone viral, is enough for the wife of an L.A. police officer to think someone may be sending a threat. “It’s completely frightening, and I know that a lot of the wives are scared,” she said.

Video: LAPD Says Officer Stalking Video was Rap Promotion, Warrant Issued on Suspect

October 6, 2015
"The investigation revealed that the film was made by members of an early 1990s rap group no longer in fashion. The film was made and posted on social media to ignite a comeback by the rap group," LAPD said in a press release on Tuesday.

Disturbing Instagram Post Shows Armed Man Stalking LAPD Officer

October 6, 2015
The video, which had gone viral, is enough for the wife of an L.A. police officer to think someone may be sending a threat. “It’s completely frightening, and I know that a lot of the wives are scared,” she said.

DOJ Announces $19M in Grants to Police Departments for Body Cameras

September 22, 2015
The Department of Justice awarded $19.3 million in grants Monday to dozens of police departments seeking to start using body cameras but turned down a greater number of applicants hoping for federal aid to deploy the technology.
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