Civil-Rights Groups Insist Police Are Becoming Too MilitarizedThe news has been punctuated by images of police aiming rifles at marchers in Ferguson, Missouri, setting off a national debate about the use of force among officers. Dave Bryan examines local law enforcement, which has quite a collection of military-style weapons.
Authorities Make Major Weapons Bust In Inland EmpireAuthorities announced a major weapons bust in the Inland Empire Thursday.
Police: Escaped Mental Patient Who Threatened Children Back In Custody A mental patient who escaped from a Santa Ana facility Friday and who reportedly threatened children in the past, is back in custody.
LA School PD Has ‘No Plans’ To Keep High-Powered Weapons On LAUSD CampusesThe Los Angeles School Police Department has no plans to keep high-powered weapons on campuses despite the Fontana Unified School District's decision to purchase 14 AR-15 assault rifles to protect its students.
Fontana School PD Purchases 14 AR-15 Assault Weapons To Protect StudentsThe Fontana Unified School District Police Department purchased 14 AR-15 assault weapons to protect students in response to recent shootings across the country, but some school leaders and citizens think it's a step in the wrong direction.
Villaraigosa Takes Obama's Gun Control Reform One Step FurtherHours after President Obama called on Congress to pass tougher gun laws, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa Wednesday issued a warning to companies that have a stake in the firearms industry.