Antwan Whitlock, 35, of Union Township, allegedly slashed an officer with a knife in late December, officials said. He was later hit with a Taser and stabbed himself in the chest, although he was not hit when officers fired at him after the alleged knife attack, according to the state attorney general’s office.
Travis Zachary Garrett, 28, intentionally plowed his car into the marked patrol car of LaVigne earlier this month, meriting the capital felony charge of first-degree murder of a law enforcement officer, State Attorney Andrew Warren said.
The FBI is asking the public for help identifying 10 individuals who are accused of assaulting federal officers and engaging in violence at the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6 riot.
A federal grand jury Wednesday returned an eight-count indictment charging former Puerto Rico Police Bureau Officer William Cintrón Rivera with the theft of 54 guns from his agency.
Union officials said LAPD already made sacrifices in 2020 when the City Council approved a $150 million cut to its police budget over the summer. That resulted in LAPD shuffling more than 300 positions, with some specialized detectives being reassigned to community stations and other neighborhood patrols being eliminated entirely.