Police: Family Member's DNA Led To Man Suspected In KillingsAccording to LAPD Chief Charlie Beck, detectives used "familial DNA" to identify the killer.
LAPD Chief: Crime Reports From Hispanic Neighborhoods Drop Over Fear Of DeportationThat is "of a great concern for us. We need reporting. We also need people to come forward as witnesses," the chief says.
Local Authorities Urge Victims, Witnesses To Come Forward In Wake Of Spike In Hate Crimes"Victims of hate crimes need to know that we will stand up for them," says Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer.
LAPD Will Not Take On Role Of 'Immigration Enforcement' Under Trump, Charlie Beck SaysThe LAPD will not actively help federal officials apprehend undocumented immigrants who are "low-level offenders," Police Chief Charlie Beck said Tuesday.
LAPD Will Not Help With 'Deportation Efforts' Under Trump, Charlie Beck SaysThe Los Angeles Police Department says it will not change its immigration policies, despite pledges by President-elect Donald Trump to toughen the nation's immigration laws.
LAPD Chief Charlie Beck, Chicago PD Superintendent Make Friendly Wager On Dodgers-Cubs SeriesLos Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck and Chicago Police Department Superintendent Eddie Johnson have made a friendly wager on the upcoming playoff series between the Dodgers and the Cubs.
LAPD Chief Meets With L.A. Police Commission As BLM Calls For His Resignation AgainThe chief says he's willing to discuss matters with BLM only if members will listen instead of making demands and screaming at him.
Mayor Garcetti: No Credible Terror Threat Against LAHe also asked everyone to be vigilant - if you see something, say something.
LAPD Union Says Chief's Policies May Be To Blame For 2015 Crime UptickThe union representing Los Angeles Police Department officers lashed out at Chief Charlie Beck on Wednesday, linking his policies to a surge in crime and calling for hearings at City Hall on his anti-crime strategies.
City Leaders Downplay Perceived Dispute Between L.A., N.Y. Over School Closures Prompted By Threats"The back-and-forth between New York and Los Angeles. I think it's been way exaggerated and overplayed," Mayor Garcetti said.
LAPD Gets $1 Million From U.S. Department of Justice For Body CamsThe Los Angeles Police Department was awarded $1 million by the U.S. Department of Justice on Monday for the purchase of body cameras, despite outcry from activists that the department's policies on the use and release of the footage hinders transparency.
Mayor Backs Beck's Efforts To Reach Out To LAPD Ranks After Commission Ruling Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti voiced his support Thursday for LAPD Chief Charlie Beck after reaching out to officers in the wake of the police commission’s decision in the Ezell Ford shooting.