Ezell Ford

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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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Hundreds In LA Protest Killings Of Black Men, Police Violence Around Nation

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.

08/21/2014

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Tensions High As South LA Residents Meet With LAPD Over Ezell Ford Shooting Death

Community members demanded answers in the death of Ezell Ford, a 25-year-old man killed last Monday at 65th and Broadway.

08/20/2014

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LAPD Withholding Autopsy Results In Fatal South LA Police Shooting

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.

08/19/2014

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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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/18/2014

More than 500 people turned out Sunday to protest recent police shootings. (credit: CBS)

Crowds Gather Downtown To Protest Racially-Charged Police Shootings

The protesters also marched around various downtown streets chanting for justice and answers.

08/17/2014

Protesters have gathered outside of the LAPD Newton Division in memory of Ezell Ford, the man killed during a struggle with police on Aug. 11, 2014. (credit: CBS)

Crowds Protest Death Of 25-Year-Old Killed During Police Encounter

Demonstrators Friday gathered outside an LAPD station to protest the death of Ezell Ford, the man killed this week during an encounter with police.

08/15/2014

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