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LAPD Responds to Dry Ice Bombs at LAX

October 15, 2013

LAPD's Bomb Squad was dispatched to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) Monday to investigate the second dry ice bomb incident this week. Read the Full Story Here.

LAPD Officer Charged In Custody Death

October 10, 2013
A Los Angeles Police officer was charged with assault Thursday for allegedly kicking a woman seven times during an arrest that led to an in-custody death. Officer Mary O'Callaghan has been relieved of duty without pay.

LAPD Testing Electric Motorcycles

October 9, 2013
The LAPD has begun testing police versions of Brammo's Empulse LE and Zero Motorcycles' Zero DS to increase efficiency, decrease its carbon footprint and cut costs

L.A. Police Union Supports On-Body Cameras

October 4, 2013
Video recordings will enhance cases by documenting crimes, as well as refuting frivolous claims of police misconduct or brutality. The best evidence against made-up tales of police abuse has been the complete, unedited video footage of an incident.

Dodgers Donate to LAPD On-Body Cameras

October 2, 2013
The Los Angeles Dodgers will donate $250,000 toward the $1 million needed to equip LAPD officers with on-body cameras, the major league baseball team announced Tuesday.

LAPD Rescinds Controversial Impound Policy

September 30, 2013
Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck has reversed his controversial vehicle impound policy following a judge's ruling validating the legal challenge brought by LAPD patrol officers.

Double-Action Semi-Auto Pistols Fall Out of Favor

September 24, 2013
At the present time, only a few agencies still issue Beretta or S&W double-action pistols. In view of the currently available semi-auto models from Glock, S&W, and Springfield, use of double-action pistols has become much more limited.

LAPD Begins Testing On-Body Cameras

September 20, 2013
Los Angeles Police officers will begin testing on-body video systems after a new police commissioner and city councilman said the systems would lower the city's payouts to settle use-of-force lawsuits.

L.A. Police Commission President Calls for On-Body Video

September 12, 2013
In his opening remarks as the new Los Angeles Police Commission president, Steve Soboroff called for mandatory on-body video cameras to record controversial encounters between LAPD officers and subjects.

PredPol Rolls Out Crime Prediction Technology

September 6, 2013
By analyzing crime data, the PredPol tool maps “hot spots” identifying when and where crimes are most likely to occur.

Handcuffed Woman Ejected From Patrol Car

September 4, 2013
A woman who suffered serious injuries when she fell out of a moving LAPD patrol car is suing the agency, claiming the officers were negligent in not securing her.

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.
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