Federal Lawsuit Filed Against Chief Beck Over LAPD Officer-Discipline ProtocolThe Los Angeles Police Protective League says it's filing the lawsuit in response to stop what it calls Beck's "corrupt influence" within the department.
KCAL9 Talks To Founder Of The #BlackLivesMatter MovementWhile black males make up only about 6 percent of the US population, they accounted for 40 percent of the unarmed men shot to death by police last year, according to the Washington Post.
LAPD Chief Calls For Prosecution Of Officer In Shooting Of Venice Homeless ManLAPD Chief Charlie Beck wants a police officer who shot and killed an unarmed homeless man in Venice to be criminally prosecuted for what’s been ruled an out-of-policy shooting.
LAPD Chief Beck Hears From San Pedro Residents Fed Up With Rising Crime"We cannot police this city properly with the level of cops we have. We need to hire more police officers," Beck said.
Gangs Blamed For Rise In Violent Crime Throughout Los AngelesCrime is up across the board in the nation's second-largest city.
LAPD Chief Responds To Investigation Into Stray-Bullet Shooting In Culver CityA gun was found in the hallway of an apartment complex in Culver City and a bullet lodged in the wall of a nearby apartment.
LA Mayor: Being Mobbed By Rowdy Crowd 'Part Of The Job'"Sometimes people scream, sometimes people shout. I'm just going to continue doing the work that I was elected to do," Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said in response to being mobbed by members of the activist group Black Lives Matter during a town hall meeting in Jefferson Park Monday night.
City Leaders Say It's Time To Take Stand Against Increasing Violence In Los AngelesThe city has added 200 officers to the area as well as gang reduction and youth development teams.
Mayor, LAPD Chief Defend Policy Withholding Officer Body Camera FootageThe city’s policy restricting the release of video from police officer body cameras is needed to preserve evidence needed to ensure criminal convictions and prevent sometimes-embarrassing footage from being publicly aired, city and police officials said.
Mayor Garcetti Addresses Ezell Ford Investigation, AftermathProtesters held signs saying things like "Ezell Would Have Wanted A Living Wage."
Black Lives Matter Protesters Demand Mayor Garcetti Fire LAPD Chief Charlie BeckEzell Ford's mother came to the protest and handed out water and chips to the demonstrators.
Venice Residents Demand Answers From Police, City Officials About LAPD's Fatal Shooting Of Homeless ManThe assembled crowd called for police to release security video of the incident.