U.S. District Judge Manuel Real issued the injunction against the Department of Justice in response to a lawsuit filed by the city of Los Angeles in July seeking to prevent the government from awarding federal police grants based on cooperation with immigration enforcement.
September 17, 2018
The City Council voted unanimously to confirm Michel Moore, 57, to lead the Los Angeles Police Department.
June 27, 2018
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has chosen Michel Moore, a 36-year LAPD veteran known for his mastery of subjects from crime statistics to budgets, to be the city’s next police chief, sources familiar with the decision said Monday.
June 4, 2018
Robert Arcos would be the first Latino police chief of the city. Bill Scott, who left the LAPD to lead the troubled San Francisco Police Department, is African American. Michel Moore, whose father was a Basque immigrant, was already in the top echelons of the LAPD when the other two candidates were appointed to their first station commands.
May 18, 2018
The Los Angeles police commission has pared down its list of nominees. According to the Los Angeles Times, they are Robert Arcos, Michel Moore, and Bill Scott.
May 9, 2018
Several sources said the substance was the ashes of Wakiesha Wilson, who died while in LAPD custody in 2016.
May 8, 2018
The Police Commission, the civilian panel that oversees the LAPD, began conducting closed-door interviews Wednesday morning, a source familiar with the process confirmed.
May 3, 2018
The U.S. Department of Justice cannot force local police departments to cooperate with immigration agents as a condition for receiving federal funding for a law enforcement program, a judge in Los Angeles ruled this week.
April 12, 2018
He or she will face calls to: Reduce crime. Increase transparency. Build trust in police. Motivate officers. Crack down on problem officers. Tackle homelessness. Curb shootings by police. Put more officers on the streets. Stay away from immigration enforcement. Continue police reforms.
March 8, 2018
The lab’s job: to help build and operate Strategic Decision Support Centers, where officers and civilian analysts monitor gunshot detectors, surveillance cameras and other data to pinpoint where crimes occur and where they might happen next.
February 9, 2018
Beck made the abrupt announcement during a press conference Friday with Mayor Eric Garcetti to discuss the city’s crime trends. His retirement is effective June 27.
January 19, 2018
The U.S. Department of Justice hasn’t said why the LAPD didn’t receive any of the $98 million in grants recently awarded to scores of law enforcement agencies across the nation. But some LAPD officials believe it was retaliation.
December 5, 2017
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
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
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