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.
CBS2's Pat Harvey Sits Down With LAPD Chief To Discuss Deadly Officer Shooting In VeniceChief Charlie Beck gives a one-on-one interview with CBS2's Pat Harvey, and talks about why he said he was troubled by security video of the shooting and why he's going to continue being candid about the investigation.
LAPD Chief Beck Joins Garcetti On KNX 1070's 'Ask The Mayor'Police Chief Charlie Beck said Thursday his department is dealing with an increase in gang crime in Los Angeles.
Hundreds Protest Against Police Brutality In 'Rally For Justice' MarchHundreds of protestors took to the streets in South Los Angeles on Saturday as part of the 'Rally For Justice' protest against police brutality.
LAPD Chief Beck Says Dorner Stalked His Then-88-Year-Old FatherA fired Los Angeles policeman who authorities say killed four people during a vengeance spree last year also allegedly stalked the father of Police Chief Charlie Beck.
LAPD Chief: Violent Crime Up 9 Percent In L.A.Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck says violent crime is up 9 percent in the city this year but the overall crime rate has fallen by 3 percent.
Police Chief Defends Officers Who Detained 'Django Unchained' ActressSpeaking out for the first time on the case Tuesday in downtown L.A., Beck backed officers.
Reports: LA Police Ignored Arrested Man's Pleas Of Help Before Dying In CustodyAfter he was handcuffed, Jorge Azucena, 26, told officers he couldn't breathe and had asthma.
Chief Beck: I Was Mistaken To Deny Involvement In Sale Of Daughter's Horse To LAPDA memo released Wednesday purportedly shows LAPD Chief Charlie Beck's signature approving a deal for the department to buy a horse from his daughter, who is also an LAPD officer, according to a report.