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Questions Raised Over Police Body Camera Video Usage

With Mayor Eric Garcetti’s announcement on Tuesday that Los Angeles Police Department officers would start wearing body cameras in 2015 comes questions on how the video would be used.

12/16/2014

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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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Police Commission OKs Second Term For LAPD Chief Charlie Beck

The Police Commission voted Tuesday to reappoint LAPD Chief Charlie Beck to a second term.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/12/2014

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Exclusive: LAPD Officer Caught On Tape Allegedly Making Racist Comments

An off-duty LAPD officer allegedly was recorded getting into an argument with a group of African-American men and slinging racial slurs and now some officers and city officials want to know why he hasn’t been fired.

05/07/2014

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Surfer Shot At In Dorner Manhunt Files Lawsuit

A surfer who was shot at by police during the manhunt for rogue ex-cop Christopher Dorner has filed a lawsuit against a Los Angeles suburb and its police department.

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Man Arrested After Trying To Return Pipe Bomb At Gun Buyback

A man was arrested during the city’s sixth gun buyback event over the weekend after showing up at a drop-off location with a homemade pipe bomb.

05/06/2013

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Judge Throws Out $120m Lawsuit In Officer-Involved Shooting

A judge Wednesday threw out a multi-million dollar lawsuit filed by the family of 19-year-old Abdul Arian, who was killed by Los Angeles police in a pursuit that ended on the 101 Freeway in Woodland Hills in April 2012.

05/01/2013

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LAPD Husband, Wife Targeted By Dorner Break Silence About Manhunt

A husband and wife who serve with the LAPD and were targeted by Christopher Dorner broke their silence about being placed under police protection during the manhunt.

02/19/2013

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CBS2 Exclusive: LAPD Chief Announces He’s Reopening Case That Resulted In Dorner’s Termination

LAPD Chief Charlie Beck has just announced he’s reopening the disciplinary case that resulted in triple murder suspect and former cop Christopher Dorner’s termination.

02/09/2013

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$24M Awarded To Boy Paralyzed In LAPD Shooting

A jury awarded $24 million to a teenager who was left paralyzed after he was shot by a Los Angeles Police Department officer in 2010.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/14/2012

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New Light Shed On Victims, Suspects Of Quadruple Northridge Homicide

Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck Wednesday shed new light on the quadruple homicide that rocked Northridge Sunday.

12/05/2012

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City Officials Increase Security Around Staples Center, Warn Hockey Fans To Celebrate Safely

It’s an exciting time for L.A. Kings fans but authorities ask that they celebrate safely as the team goes on to play for the Stanley Cup at the Staples Center Wednesday night.

06/06/2012

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Chief Charlie Beck Walks KCAL9 News Through LAPD Gun Locker

Venture into the LAPD’s gun locker and you’ll find hand guns, assault rifles and machine guns. Chief Charlie Beck gave KCAL9 News a rare look inside the gun locker and showed the bizarre weapons officers have seized on the streets of L.A.

05/07/2012

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Sheriff Lee Baca Joins LAPD Chief In Calling For Driver’s Licenses For Illegal Immigrants

Another top law enforcement official has come out publicly in favor of driver’s licenses for illegal immigrants.

02/24/2012

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LAPD Pioneers High-Tech Crime-Fighting ‘War Room’

The LAPD is fighting crime from a high-tech war room that gives it eyes all over the city. The surveillance hub is now a model for police forces around the world and KCAL9 got an exclusive tour inside from Chief Charlie Beck.

02/08/2012

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