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LAPD Chief Charlie Beck (Photo credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

LAPD Chief Apologizes For Failure To Notify Commissioners Of Tampering

Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck has apologized for failing to promptly notify the Police Commission about officers tampering with audio-video devices in patrol cars.

04/16/2014

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Police Sgt. Sues City, Claims He Was Discriminated Against For Wiccan Religion

Sgt. A.J. DeBellis, who joined the LAPD in 1990, filed a complaint Friday in Los Angeles Superior Court alleging discrimination, harassment and retaliation.

04/07/2014

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LAPD Counter-Terrorism And Special Ops Gather For Biennial Inspection From Chief Charlie Beck

LAPD’s SWAT team, K-9 units and other elite divisions gathered at Dodger Stadium Wednesday for inspection from their top commander.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/12/2014

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Beck: Officers Who Mistakenly Shot At Truck During Dorner Manhunt Will Return To Work

Eight Los Angeles police officers who mistakenly riddled a pickup truck with bullets during a manhunt for cop-turned-killer Christopher Dorner last year will be allowed to return to the field.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/05/2014

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Court: LAPD Can Continue Eased Auto Impound Policy

A California appeals court has issued a stay allowing a Los Angeles police policy that makes it easier for unlicensed drivers to keep their cars instead of having them impounded.

12/18/2013

Assemblyman Mike Gatto (center) is pictured with his father Joseph (right) in this undated photo.

Friends, Family Mourn Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s Slain Father

Family, neighbors and friends spent much of Friday dropping flowers, candles and cards in front of Joseph Gatto’s Silver Lake home.

11/15/2013

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LAPD Chief Charlie Beck Wants More Surveillance At LAX

Chief Charlie Beck says last Friday’s fatal shooting pointed to a weakness in surveillance equipment.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/07/2013

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LAPD Hopes To Reduce Growing Number Of Non-Emergency 911 Calls

The Los Angeles Police Department wants to cut down the number of non-emergency 911 calls.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/07/2013

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Private Donors Offer To Fund LAPD Lapel Cameras

Police Commission President Steve Soboroff said Tuesday that he has privately raised roughly half the $1 million he says is necessary to equip 1,500 Los Angeles Police Department officers with lapel cameras.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/17/2013

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LAPD Welcomes 29 Officers To The Force At 2013 Academy Graduation

The LAPD Academy graduation, held Friday morning in Elysian Park, saw 23 men and six women graduate.

08/09/2013

Destiny Lopez ,13, of Long Beach was lauded today for bravery and valor. (credit: CBS)

Girl, 13, Honored For Saving 4-Year-Old From Would-Be Kidnapper

A 13-year-old girl was honored Thursday for thwarting a would-be kidnapping last year and saving a 4-year-old from certain harm.

07/25/2013

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LAPD Releases Surveillance Footage Of Suspect In Officer-Involved Shooting At Wilshire Station

Los Angeles police are seeking the public’s help in finding the gunman who ambushed two LAPD officers Tuesday morning.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/26/2013

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City Signs Off On $4.2 Million Settlement With Women Hurt During Dorner Manhunt

Margie Carranza and her mother, Emma Hernandez, had reached a settlement with the city in April after filing claims for personal injuries, legal costs, medical bills and emotional damage.

06/19/2013

Christopher Dorner with former LAPD Chief William Bratton in 2006. (courtesy LAPD)

Review: LAPD’s Firing Of Christopher Dorner Was Justified

An internal review by the Los Angeles Police Department has concluded that rogue ex-cop Christopher Dorner was justifiably fired.

06/04/2013

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More Than 1,000 Guns Relinquished During City’s Gun Buyback Program

Los Angeles officials announced Monday that the city’s weekend gun-buyback event resulted in the surrender of more than 1,000 guns.

05/06/2013

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