A Los Angeles police officer was convicted Friday of assault by a public officer for kicking and shoving a handcuffed woman who later died.
After he was handcuffed, Jorge Azucena, 26, told officers he couldn’t breathe and had asthma.
An African-American Los Angeles judge who says he was roughed up and handcuffed by UCLA police has settled his assault and civil rights claim for about $500,000.
The suspect, driving a white pick-up truck, had led police on a chase at over 100mph on the southbound 215 before he was stopped in a residential neighborhood and handcuffed.
A Southland woman has been awarded $250,000 in damages after she was thrown to the ground and hogtied by California Highway Patrol officers while she was pregnant.
LAPD Chief Charlie Beck on Friday stood by the department’s policy to withhold certain information when investigating officers’ use of force.
The LAPD is under fire after officers allegedly shot a suspect who was lying on the ground handcuffed.
An autistic teenager who was dragged from class and handcuffed has sued the Irvine Unified School District.