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Review Finds LAPD Acted Appropriately in 2008 Incident that Killed SWAT Officer

After killing his father and two brothers in their Winnetka home, Edwin Rivera, 20, kept police at bay during an eight-hour standoff that ended with officers killing Rivera. The death of SWAT officer Randall Simmons, who was killed by Rivera during an ill-fated attempt by SWAT officers to apprehend Rivera and rescue any survivors, rocked the tightly-knit unit and the LAPD as a whole.

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LAPD Gun Buyback Program Nets 1,700 Weapons

A gun buyback program that trades gift cards for firearms netted nearly 1,700 weapons in Los Angeles, including 40 assault-style weapons and a rifle with a grenade launcher, officials said Monday.

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Insight Tech-Gear Offers Grant Writing Support

Insight Technology, the world's leading provider of tactical lasers, illuminators and thermal imaging equipment, announced it is offering its law enforcement and public safety customers assistance with the grant writing process.