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.
Homeless Man Fatally Shot By Police Is Remembered By His Friends During Peaceful, But Angry, MarchThe Coroner has identified the homeless man as 29-year-old Brendon Glenn.
LAPD Chief 'Shocked' By Video Of Officer's Confrontation With Robbery SuspectPolice Chief Charlie Beck said Tuesday he believes an officer charged with using excessive force during an October arrest committed a “criminal act,” and he personally urged the district attorney to file charges.
LAPD Chief Beck Calls South Carolina Shooting Of Unarmed Black Man A Criminal ActLos Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck says the actions of a South Carolina police officer who was captured on cellphone video fatally shooting a fleeing, unarmed man were criminal.