The chief also offered other common sense approaches, including keeping valuables out of sight.
There have been six shootings in two days, including one Tuesday morning involving a 13-year-old girl struck by a stray bullet at a bus stop.
In the unsolved cases in LA County, 90 percent of the victims were male.
Police are investigating whether a large number of recent burglaries from cars parked in underground parking structures may be related.
Detectives with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department are investigating the shooting death of a man in Azusa.
James Beard has walked a 30-year road to recovery, rehabilitation and redemption, after physically abusing his wife for years. For his daughter, Maisha, while she knows and applauds the changes and progress he’s made, the memories of him battering her mother remain vivid, even today.
L.A. County sheriff’s deputies have arrested two women accused of impersonating police officers and going on a crime spree in Rancho Dominguez.
Violent crimes in the downtown Los Angeles area jumped about 25 percent last year compared with 2013, according to police statistics released Monday.
California Governor Jerry Brown celebrated Christmas Eve by pardoning over one hundred former convicts, one of them a local man who now works with recovering drug addicts.
Authorities say a quick-thinking 13-year-old teen stopped the attempted kidnapping of his 4-year-old sister in Lancaster Saturday.
Police said the victim of an unspecified crime near the University of Southern California was transported to a hospital Friday night.
Authorities say the victim of a fatal stabbing was found Thursday in a park in Oxnard adjacent to an elementary school.
Hate crimes in Los Angeles County dropped to their lowest levels in 24 years, including notable decreases in crimes targeting Jewish and gay victims, officials said Wednesday.
Security video footage shows a man parking right in front of the Ochoa family’s house shortly after 2 a.m. Saturday morning. That’s when Lisa Ochoa sprang into action.
City prosecutors are getting some help from the federal government in keeping first-time, low level offenders out of jail.