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More than 300 Undercover LAPD Officers Sue Over Release of Personal Information
Officers say they can no longer work as undercover officers and in some cases may not be able to work in policing at all going forward after the release of personal information.
April 5, 2023
3 LAPD Officers Shot by Barricaded Parolee
According to sources at the hospital, one officer was shot in the arm, another shot in the vest and has shrapnel in his abdomen, and the third was shot in the elbow.
March 9, 2023
LAPD Officer Stabbed During Mental Health Call
Police found the 22-year-old man hiding nearby behind a food truck. Once located, the man rushed toward the female officer and tried to stab her in the neck and face.
November 9, 2022
BWC Shows LAPD Officer Deploying Taser to Stop Man Advancing with Swords
The suspect did not comply with repeated commands to drop the sword. The video shows an officer deploy his taser as the man advances with two swords pointed forward at the officer.
October 21, 2022
Procedures & Policies
Woman Sues LAPD, Airport Police Over Mistaken Identity Arrest
Farber and the wanted woman -- also named Bethany Farber -- "had nothing in common besides their name. (The plaintiff) is a young woman with long, blonde hair, while the other woman is older with short brown hair," according to the complaint.
February 24, 2022
Video Shows LAPD Officer Saving Choking Child
A Los Angeles police sergeant’s body camera captured the moments where he quickly reacted and saved a choking toddler Jan. 19.
January 26, 2022
10 LAPD Officers, ATF Agent and 6 Others Injured in Controlled Detonation Failure
The blast came around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday outside of a home where police had spent the day seizing a large cache of fireworks. They also came across about 40 homemade “coke can-sized” devices with powder and fuses on them, and 200 smaller similar devices. The bomb squad determined them to be “very volatile.”
July 1, 2021
FBI, LAPD Arrest Dozens of Suspected Gang Members in Raids
Officers with the Los Angeles Police Department were joined by FBI agents in raids on Wednesday that resulted in the arrest of 38 people.
February 15, 2019
LAPD and Alto US Announce New Tool to Battle Organized Retail Crime
Alto Alliance is a technology platform with comprehensive analytics that ties together retailers' data with industry-wide resources to efficiently bridge the gap between retail, law enforcement, and the judicial system to prosecute repeat offenders and organized retail crime gangs.
October 4, 2018
California Jury Clears LAPD Officer in Fatal 2016 Shooting of Armed Man
A jury in Los Angeles on Monday determined that an LAPD officer did not use excessive force when he fatally shot an armed 18-year-old man in the back in 2016.
October 2, 2018
L.A. Man Convicted for Driving Scooter Under the influence
City Atty. Mike Feuer said his office had secured a misdemeanor conviction against Nicholas Kauffroath, 28, who was riding a Bird scooter on a sidewalk in West L.A. when he knocked a pedestrian to the ground and scooted away to a nearby apartment building without stopping to render aid.
September 27, 2018
Judge Rules DOJ Cannot Withhold Anti-Gang Money from Sanctuary Cities
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
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