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Report: Leadership Overhaul, EMS Changes Key To LAFD Reform

A new report says more job stability for LAFD chiefs and an overhaul of the agency’s paramedic operations will help reduce concerns over emergency response times.

03/03/2014

Attorneys for three Orange County police officers allege the Westminster Police Department unlawfully discriminated against Latino police officers.

Jury Selection Gets Underway In Westminster Police Discrimination Trial

Jury selection was set to begin Tuesday in an employment discrimination trial against the Westminster Police Department.

02/18/2014

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Reports: County Spent Nearly Half Of Litigation Costs On LASD Lawsuits

Lawsuits involving the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department accounted for $43 million in expenditures – nearly half the county’s overall litigation costs – last year, according to county officials.

01/10/2014

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Report: LASD Hires Previously Fired For Serious Misconduct

Dozens of hires in the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department have histories of serious misconduct, according to a report.

12/02/2013

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Garcetti Launches Review Of LA City Department Heads

Mayor Eric Garcetti met with city department heads Monday as part of his administration’s efforts to improve efficiency at City Hall.

07/08/2013

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Greuel: LA Needs Better Tracking, Reporting Of Services To Seniors

Senior citizens in Los Angeles may not be receiving meals and other services funded by city programs, according to an audit released Wednesday.

12/05/2012

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Overtime Costs Thaw Hiring Freeze At LAFD

Thousands of applicants are expected to compete for hundreds of positions at the Los Angeles Fire Department after a three-year hiring freeze.

07/30/2012

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LA Parks Employee Arrested For Allegedly Stealing, Selling City-Owned Gas

A city parks employee was behind bars for allegedly stealing hundreds of gallons of gasoline from city depots and selling it on the streets.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–05/22/2012

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Dozens Of Fallen Police Officers, Firefighters Honored In Long Beach

Families of 28 police officers and 13 firefighters who died in the line of duty were on hand at a memorial service on Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/08/2012

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Report: Complaints Against LASD Took Average Of 3 Months For Processing

If you have an issue with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, be patient: you may not hear back from them for months.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–05/08/2012

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Union Chief: Tap $200M Reserve Fund To Cut Emergency Response Times

The president of the firefighters union says commissioners now support tapping the reserve fund to bring back ambulances, engines, and the staff to operate them.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/04/2012

Loophole Prevents Disciplinary Action Over Fire Trucks Used In Porn Films

The LAFD chief says a legal loophole will prevent any repercussions for firefighters involved with either porn shoot.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/05/2011

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‘Aggressive’ Probe Underway After LAFD Fire Trucks Spotted In Porn Videos

An investigation is ongoing into how city fire trucks wound up in pornographic video productions in two separate L.A. locations.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–09/22/2011

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Long Beach Police Join Facebook To ‘Share Success Stories, Concerns’

If you’re looking to scare off your enemies on Facebook, the Long Beach Police Department is ready to be your “friend”.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–07/01/2011

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3rd LA Building Official Fired In Bribery Scandal; Memo Calls For GPS Tracking

In addition to a special investigator at a cost of $200,000, the department will also start tracking the location of inspectors via their cellphones.

06/23/2011

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