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LAPD Station Shooting Update: Wounded Officer Not Wearing Vest

April 8, 2014

A man walked into an LAPD station and shot at two officers, wounding the male officer, who was not wearing a ballistic vest as previously reported. The alleged shooter has been identified. Read Full Story Here.

L.A. Police Chief Says He Wants a Second Term

April 4, 2014
Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck declared Thursday his interest in serving a second term as the city's top cop, saying he would be "more than proud" to serve should officials make the offer.

LAPD Chief Defends Decision Not to Fire Officer

April 3, 2014
Police Chief Charlie Beck has defended his decision to overrule a disciplinary board’s recommendation to fire a police officer with close family ties to the department, denying favoritism played a role in his determination.

L.A. Man Police Say Shot at Officers Found Dead After SWAT Standoff

March 24, 2014
A man suspected of shooting at two Los Angeles police officers, injuring one, before barricading himself inside a large Hollywood Hills home Monday has died, authorities said.

1 LAPD Officer Killed, 1 Critically Injured in Car Crash

March 7, 2014
One LAPD officer was killed and a female probationary officer was critically injured in a traffic collision in Beverly Hills today while en route to a call.

Reserve Officers: For Love of the Job

March 4, 2014

At minimum, an LASD reserve officer's service will include logging 20 hours a month regardless of obligations posed by the reserve's regular job and family responsibilities. He may find himself working his own patrol car, standing guard in the cold along a parade route, or handling that "change of shift" report nobody else wanted.

Hundreds of LAPD Officers Worked Oscars

March 3, 2014
Police spend months planning with private security, the FBI and various city agencies for scenarios ranging from a terrorist attack to party crashers.

L.A. Police Panel Revises Officer Shooting Reviews

February 18, 2014
With its vote, the commission made clear it can find that a shooting or other serious incident violated department policy if the officer's actions beforehand created a situation in which deadly force was necessary. Until now, the commission has generally focused on the narrow question of whether an officer faced a deadly threat at the moment he opened fire.

Murder Defendant Throws Chair in L.A. Court, Hits Detective

January 30, 2014
An L.A. police detective was hit in the head and upper body Wednesday when a defendant in a murder case threw a chair in court, also clipping a prosecutor.

Suspected Drunk Smashes into LAPD Cruiser, Officers Injured

January 23, 2014
Two LAPD officers were hospitalized early Wednesday after an alleged drunk driver crashed into the back of their patrol car in South Los Angeles and then fled the scene.

L.A. Paramedics to Now Enter Active Shooter Zones to Aid Victims

December 23, 2013
The new goal is to have Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics and firefighters, protected by armed law enforcement teams, rapidly enter potentially dangerous areas during active shooting incidents to treat victims and get them en route to hospital trauma centers.

LAPD to Officers: Buckle Up On Duty

December 12, 2013
The Los Angeles Police Department has a new seatbelt education effort after Inspector General Alex Bustamante found that up to 37 percent of officers involved in accidents in 2012 weren't wearing seatbelts.

Bratton's Time in California May Offer Clues to His Plans for New York Police

December 9, 2013
As Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio announced Mr. Bratton's appointment as the new commissioner of the New York Police Department, he cited Mr. Bratton's time in Los Angeles as a primary reason for his selection, saying it proved he could police fairly while still bringing down crime.

LAPD Struggles to Fill Ranks

December 5, 2013
Fewer people are applying to join the LAPD and, of those who do, a significantly higher number of them are being disqualified from consideration.

Video: LAPD Shoots, Kills Shotgun-Wielding Senior

November 18, 2013
“A gas company employee was responding to what we believe was a call of a gas leak in the area,” said Los Angeles police Det. Gus Villanueva. The worker “encountered that same resident, who pointed a handgun at him.”

LAPD Shoots, Kills Shotgun-Wielding Senior

November 18, 2013

An investigation was underway Sunday into an officer-involved shooting in which a 75-year-old man was killed at a residence in the upscale Los Angeles neighborhood of Bel-Air, KTLA TV reports. Read Full Story Here.

2 LAPD Officers Face Firing Over Sexual Favors

November 5, 2013
Two LAPD officers have been ordered to attend disciplinary hearings amid allegations that they gave at least four women leniency for performing sex acts. Officers cannot be fired without a hearing.

Electric Motorcycles on Patrol

November 5, 2013

While it's unlikely that all-electric cars will replace their gasoline-powered counterparts for law enforcement patrol duty, smaller electric vehicles have made inroads into police fleets.

LAPD Narrowly Missed Stopping Alleged LAX Shooter

November 4, 2013
Officers with the LAPD arrived at suspected LAX shooter Paul Anthony Ciancia's apartment minutes after he left for the airport Friday morning.

LAX Shooter Identified

November 1, 2013
Federal authorities identified the suspected gunman in today's shooting at Los Angeles International Airport as Paul Ciancia, 23, a Los Angeles resident.
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