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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.

LAPD Loaned Luxury Electric Vehicles for Testing

September 14, 2015
The Los Angeles Police Department recently showed off a Tesla Model S P85D and a BMW i3 as the newest members of its police car fleet in the name of “testing and research.” The two high-end automobiles are being loaned to the LAPD and were unveiled as part of the announcement of a broader plan to bring 288 new electric and hybrid vehicles to Los Angeles’ city-owned fleet.

Inaugural "Run to Remember – Los Angeles" Scheduled for January

September 10, 2015
Nearly a decade after its launch in Boston, the first annual "Run to Remember – Los Angeles" will happen on Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016.

ACLU Fights U.S. Funding for Los Angeles Police Body Cameras

September 4, 2015
A civil rights group asked the U.S. government on Thursday to deny Los Angeles police the funding they sought for body cameras for patrol officers, objecting to a policy that would allow the police chief to withhold video footage from the public.

LAPD Sending 100 Officers Into South L.A. Amid Jump in Killings

September 3, 2015
Los Angeles police will send more than 100 elite Metropolitan Division officers into South L.A. as part of its effort to quell a surge in homicides, the LAPD said Thursday.

Video: LAPD Officers Begin Wearing Body Cameras

August 31, 2015
Officers at the Los Angeles Police Department's Mission Division in the San Fernando Valley were equipped with body cameras Monday as part of a roll out of 860 such cameras over the next month.

LAPD Officers Begin Wearing Body Cameras

August 31, 2015
Officers at the Los Angeles Police Department's Mission Division in the San Fernando Valley were equipped with body cameras Monday as part of a roll out of 860 such cameras over the next month. More Here.

LAPD Sergeant Saved Man's Life After Freeway Crash

August 25, 2015
A Los Angeles police officer and three unidentified people were credited Friday with rescuing a man from a car that crashed on the 110 Freeway near Harbor Gateway and saving his life with CPR.

LAPD Officers Told to Be Guardians of Community, Not Crimefighting Warriors

August 21, 2015
"We were warriors," Deputy Chief Bill Scott recently told a room filled with LAPD rank-and-file officers, a group of fresh-faced rookies watching from the front, the Los Angeles Times reports. Now, he said, officers need to think of themselves as guardians watching over communities — not warriors cracking down on them.

LAPD Officers Angered by Hit Gangster Rap Movie

August 17, 2015
Many LAPD officers are angry at the release of "Straight Outta Compton" ... because they feel the movie fuels hatred of police and compromises their safety.

Los Angeles Pays $15 Million to Settle Case of Teen Shot by Police While Brandishing Pellet Gun

August 13, 2015
The Los Angeles City Council unanimously agreed Wednesday to spend $15 million to settle a lawsuit brought by the family of a teen who was paralyzed in a police shooting, struck with a single shot after an officer said he mistook a pellet gun for a real firearm.

Retired LAPD Detective Held Without Bail on Bank Robbery Charges

July 28, 2015
Randolph Adair, 70, appeared Monday in federal court in Santa Ana, Calif. The FBI believes that Adair is the "Snowbird Bandit" - named for his age and white hair - who has robbed five banks around Orange County since March. More Here.

Video: Retired LAPD Detective Held Without Bail on Bank Robbery Charges

July 28, 2015
Randolph Adair, 70, appeared Monday in federal court in Santa Ana, Calif. The FBI believes that Adair is the "Snowbird Bandit" - named for his age and white hair - who has robbed five banks around Orange County since March.

LAPD Officer Gets 36 Months in Jail in Assault Caught On Video

July 23, 2015
A Los Angeles police officer was sentenced to 36 months in jail Thursday for assaulting a South L.A. woman in an incident that was caught on video by a police cruiser camera.

Do Police Have to be Perfect?

July 16, 2015

If we start punishing officers for every mistake, just because an encounter ended in the justified shooting of a suspect, then officers will surely minimize their contact with suspects.

All LAPD Officers to Attend Refresher Training Program on Use of Force

July 14, 2015
Officers from LAPD's Topanga Division were among the first of the city's estimated 10,000 officers who will be required to participate in the 5-hour course for what the department calls "Preservation of Life Training" within the next 30 days. More Here.

Video: All LAPD Officers to Attend Refresher Training Program on Use of Force

July 14, 2015
Officers from LAPD's Topanga Division were among the first of the city's estimated 10,000 officers who will be required to participate in the 5-hour course for what the department calls "Preservation of Life Training" within the next 30 days.

Why Did Ezell Ford Attack LAPD Officers?

July 9, 2015
A bench warrant for Ford’s arrest was outstanding at the time of his interaction with the LAPD officers. Ford had previously been convicted of stealing a car in Santa Barbara court, and was on probation in January of last year when he pleaded guilty to trespass in Los Angeles court. As a result, the Santa Barbara court revoked Ford’s probation and issued a warrant for his arrest.

LAPD Officers Shoot Man Attacking Them with Skateboard

July 9, 2015
A man who reportedly attacked officers with a skateboard was shot by Los Angeles police Thursday morning in the Mid-Wilshire neighborhood.
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