Ezell Ford

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Only On 2: Ezell Ford’s Family Says LAPD Is Trying To Intimidate Them

Members of Ezell Ford Jr.’s family, who are suing the Los Angeles Police Department after the unarmed man was shot and killed by officers last summer, say they have been subject to intimidation from members of the agency in recent months.

17 hours ago

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LAPD Chief, Mayor Garcetti Reiterate Promise To Release Ezell Ford Autopsy By Year’s End

At a news conference, LAPD Chief Charlie Beck and Mayor Eric Garcetti reiterate a promise they’ve been making since last month to release the autopsy in the police shooting death of Ezell Ford.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/15/2014

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Local Black Churches Join Nation In Protests Against Police Slayings

Congregants in African-American churches across the country wore black to Sunday services and prayed over the men in attendance in a symbolic stand against fatal police shootings of unarmed black men.

12/14/2014

Mayor Eric Garcetti on "Ask the Mayor" (Photo credit: KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO)

Mayor Expects Results Of Ezell Ford Autopsy To Be Released Before New Year

Mayor Eric Garcetti says he expects the results of a autopsy on the body of a 25-year-old South Los Angeles man shot by police to be released by the end of December.

12/08/2014

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Local Protesters Hold Candlelight Vigil For Ezell Ford

Demonstrators took to the streets for a third night Friday, protesting the police killings of three black men — two high-profile cases sparking outrage nationally, and the local death of Ezell Ford.

12/06/2014

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LAPD Chief: Ezell Ford Autopsy To Be Made Public By End Of Year

The autopsy on a man who was shot by two police officers in South Los Angeles will be made public by the end of the year, Mayor Eric Garcetti said Thursday.

11/13/2014

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Mental Health Group To Honor LA County District Attorney

Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey’s work to help those with mental illness in the criminal justice system will be recognized by a national group this weekend.

10/10/2014

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Tense Standoff Ends Between LAPD And Dozens Of Protestors In Florence

An unruly crowd of planned protestors Saturday dispersed from the area after a tense standoff concluded with police.

CBS Los Angeles–09/20/2014

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LAPD Sued For $75M In Ezell Ford Shooting

The family of a black man killed last month by Los Angeles police has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the department and the two officers who shot him.

09/17/2014

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Local Youth Justice Coalition Meets To Discuss Police Use Of Force

A group of young locals gathered Tuesday to address the issue of use of force from police.

09/02/2014

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Funeral Services Held At First A.M.E. Church For Ezell Ford

Funeral services were held Saturday morning for Ezell Ford, the man who was fatally shot during a police encounter in South Los Angeles nearly three weeks ago.

08/30/2014

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LAPD Identifies 2 Officers Involved In Fatal Shooting Of Ezell Ford

Witnesses told Urban Policy Roundtable President Earl Ofari Hutchinson that Ford was definitely not resisting when police shot him.

08/28/2014

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Communities Outraged By Police Violence, Officers Concerned For Safety Following SoCal Attacks

It has been a difficult week for law enforcement in Southern California, leaving several communities aware of police violence and many officers concerned for their safety following recent attacks.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/22/2014

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Obscenity-Laced Rap Video Believed To Threaten Police Officers

A new obscenity-laced rap video from a rapper who claims to be related to an unarmed man who was shot to death by the LAPD appears to threaten the lives of police officers.

08/22/2014

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Former LAPD Veterans Speak Out About Ezell Ford, Michael Brown Shootings

Two former ranking LAPD veterans say police officers need to be reminded about their responsibilities so they don’t become desensitized to the job.

08/22/2014

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