Through the Pledge to Patrol program – also known as the Associate Community Officer Program or A-COP – more than two dozen high school graduates will be working part-time for the Los Angeles Police Department as a way to train the next generation of police officers.
November 28, 2017
More than two dozen high school graduates will be working part-time for the Los Angeles Police Department and getting paid as part of a new program that aims to recruit and train the next generation of police officers. More Here.
November 28, 2017
Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck forcefully denied Tuesday that his department had falsified violent crime statistics and dismissed the allegation by a captain that the LAPD misled the public as "not only untrue, but outrageous."
November 8, 2017
Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck forcefully denied Tuesday that his department had falsified violent crime statistics and dismissed the allegation by a captain that the LAPD misled the public as "not only untrue, but outrageous." More Here.
November 8, 2017
A Los Angeles Police Department captain has accused high-ranking members of the force of misclassifying violent crime and misleading the public about the true state of lawbreaking in the city.
November 6, 2017
The civilian panel that oversees the Los Angeles Police Department unanimously approved guidelines Tuesday for a drone program the LAPD wants to create.
October 11, 2017
Marking the latest legal challenge to the Trump administration's crackdown on "sanctuary cities," Los Angeles is suing the U.S. Department of Justice over its policy of conditioning federal funds on cooperation with immigration agents.
October 3, 2017
Authorities said a homicide suspect streamed a shootout he was involved in with Los Angeles police officers in Hawthorne, CA, on Facebook Live Thursday.
June 30, 2017
Beck told the Los Angeles Police Commission that he is issuing a department directive that limits one-on-one contact between police officers and members of the cadet corps and limits certain social media contact.
June 28, 2017
Los Angeles police officers facing disciplinary hearings will have a choice of appearing before an all-civilian review board or a panel that includes two command-level officers, thanks to voters’ approval of a ballot measure condemned by critics as a weakening of the LAPD’s disciplinary system.
May 17, 2017
LAPD Chief Charlie Beck says he is willing to risk millions in federal funding, if President Trump decides to punish cities that don’t comply with federal immigration laws.
January 31, 2017
LAPD Deputy Chief William "Bill" Scott, the department’s highest-ranking African American officer, has been appointed chief of the San Francisco Police Department.
December 20, 2016
Attorneys for the city of Los Angeles have agreed to pay $4 million to settle a lawsuit filed by the family of an unarmed homeless man fatally shot by an LAPD officer in Venice Beach, CA, court records show.
December 2, 2016
On Tuesday, the city’s civilian police commission took the unorthodox step of devoting its entire weekly meeting to the topic of biased policing, as department brass spoke to commissioners and a packed crowd of residents inside City Hall about a 143-page report, which looks at how the LAPD and other agencies investigate allegations of biased policing.
November 15, 2016
The American Heroes Air Show is an opportunity for individuals in the public safety sectors to mingle with the local community. More than 30 federal, state, regional, and local organizations attended the event on Saturday Southern California.
June 28, 2016