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CA Attorney General Launches Civil Rights Investigation of LASD

Under the California Constitution and California Civil Code section 52.3, the AG is authorized to conduct civil investigations into whether a law enforcement agency has engaged in a pattern or practice of violating state or federal law.

January 22, 2021

LAPD Pay Raises Take Effect During Talk of Budget Cuts, Layoffs

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.

January 20, 2021

How the Sacramento PD Uses Mini Drones on Patrol

How the Sacramento PD Uses Mini Drones on Patrol

In a video produced by the department, Officer John Azevedo, UAS unit, discusses the department's indoor UAS program. Not only does it have mini drones, but it also make use of micro-drones, which are small enough to fit in the palm of your hand.

January 20, 2021

CA Deputy and Sheriff's K-9 Killed in Monday Night Shooting

CA Sheriff's Detective Wounded, Suspect Killed in Gunfight

Friday night, members of the Sacramento County Sheriff's Gang Suppression Unit (GSU) found a car connected to an investigation, the sheriff's office said. Two people were sitting inside of the car. The detectives tried to "make contact" with the people in the car, but at some point during the encounter, shots were fired.

January 18, 2021

L.A. Prosecutors Try to Drop Special Enhancements for Accused Cop Killers, Judges Reject Requests

Superior Court Judge Hayden Zacky ruled that it was “not in the interest of justice'' to dismiss the special circumstance allegations of murder of a peace officer in the performance of his duties and murder to avoid or prevent a lawful arrest, along with gun allegations, against Kenneth Earl Gay, now 63, in connection with the June 2, 1983, slaying of Officer Paul Verna.

January 15, 2021

CA Deputy Kills Mountain Lion Stalking Trail Walkers

CA Deputy Kills Mountain Lion Stalking Trail Walkers

The deputy was responding to 911 calls from a couple walking on a bike trail east of Placerville. They were walking with their two small children in a stroller and had their two small dogs with them. They were being followed by an adult mountain lion for about 10 minutes.

January 14, 2021

New Fresno Chief Sworn in Monday

New Fresno Chief Sworn in Monday

"I see an opportunity here, I see a challenge here," Chief Paco Balderrama said. "I see for great things to happen. I believe in five to 10 years, Fresno is going to be a much different place and if I can play a small role in it, that's a life and a career well lived."

January 13, 2021

Former California Sheriff Dies of Cancer

Former California Sheriff Dies of Cancer

Hutchens was diagnosed with breast cancer in November 2012 and continued to lead the department while successfully fighting the disease for eight years.

January 6, 2021

CA Officer Wounded, Murder Suspect Killed in Shootout

A team of officers and detectives were in the area with a warrant to arrest a man police identified as a suspect in the killing of a person in San Bernardino earlier this year, Chief Eric McBride said.

December 30, 2020

CA Sheriff Loses Appeal on Judge's Order to Release "Dangerous" Inmates Over COVID

Los Angeles Mayor Vetoes Plan to Reallocate Police Funding

“Los Angeles should be leading America by piloting bold ideas like exploring a guaranteed basic income, confronting the stark Black-white disparity among people experiencing homelessness, driving racial reconciliation, protecting jobs held by people of color with new opportunities in the city workforce and working in closer collaboration with our communities on allocation decisions,'' Mayor Eric Garcetti said in a letter to the City Council Monday night.

December 23, 2020

CA Police Dog Bitten by DUI Suspect

The suspect who was driving on a suspended license, was under the influence of alcohol and had methamphetamine in the vehicle, according to authorities.

December 22, 2020