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.
An unruly crowd of planned protestors Saturday dispersed from the area after a tense standoff concluded with police.
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.
A group of young locals gathered Tuesday to address the issue of use of force from police.
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.
Witnesses told Urban Policy Roundtable President Earl Ofari Hutchinson that Ford was definitely not resisting when police shot him.
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.
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.
Two former ranking LAPD veterans say police officers need to be reminded about their responsibilities so they don’t become desensitized to the job.
Activists marched in the hundreds on the streets of South L.A. Thursday to protest what they are calling the unjust police shootings of unarmed black men across the nation.
Community members demanded answers in the death of Ezell Ford, a 25-year-old man killed last Monday at 65th and Broadway.
The results of an autopsy on a 25-year-old unarmed man shot by Los Angeles police officers are being withheld while investigators seek out more witnesses, Chief Charlie Beck said Tuesday.
Mayor Garcetti Promises ‘Full Investigation’ Into Death Of 25-Year-Old Killed During Police Encounter
Ezell Ford was killed August 11 in South Los Angeles after an officer-involved shooting near his home. Ford was unarmed, and according to witnesses, was face-down.
The protesters also marched around various downtown streets chanting for justice and answers.
Demonstrators Friday gathered outside an LAPD station to protest the death of Ezell Ford, the man killed this week during an encounter with police.