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Cash-Strapped San Bernardino Eyes Plan To Disband Police Department

Officials in San Bernardino were expected Monday to consider a plan to disband the city’s police department to help cut costs.

11/17/2014

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Firefighters Douse Mobile Home Blaze In Chatsworth

L.A. City Fire personnel were called to the scene in the 8800 block of Canoga Avenue Tuesday evening.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/02/2014

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3 Hospitalized After Vehicle, Semi Crash On 210 Freeway In Pasadena

Pasadena Fire crews was called to the scene on the westbound 210 near Michillinda Avenue following a report of a crash at 2:31 p.m. Monday.

08/11/2014

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Supes Reject Plan To Establish Oversight Panel For Sheriff’s Department

Los Angeles County officials Tuesday rejected a plan to create a permanent civilian panel to oversee the Sheriff’s Department.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/05/2014

Authorities say Frank Mendoza (right) was killed by Sheriff's deputies during a near 8-hour standoff last Friday. (credit: Mendoza Family)

Civilian Oversight Committee To Review Deputy-Involved Shootings

Officials reportedly are calling on a civilian oversight committee to assist the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department as they investigate how deputies could have accidentally shot hostages during two separate standoffs in the last four months.

08/04/2014

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USC, Occidental Under Investigation For Handling Of Sexual Abuse Complaints

USC and Occidental College were named among 55 colleges and universities currently under investigation, federal officials announced Thursday.

05/01/2014

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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

Senior citizens at retirement home

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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