A Pentagon program that distributes military surplus gear to local law enforcement allows even departments that the Justice Department has censured for civil rights violations to apply for and get lethal weaponry.
An unruly crowd of planned protestors Saturday dispersed from the area after a tense standoff concluded with police.
An actress who was detained by Los Angeles police is refusing to apologize for claiming race played a role in the incident, despite calls from local civil rights leaders.
The Los Angeles Police Department Friday asked for the public’s help in locating a missing 23-year-old man.
The Los Angeles Police Department Friday asked for the public’s help in locating a missing 74-year-old woman.
Civil rights leaders Friday called for a “Django Unchained” actress to apologize after claiming Los Angeles Police Department officers racially profiled her.
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.
Detectives have released a composite sketch Monday of a man they say has committed several burglaries, including one that turned violent, in the Hollywood area.
Community activists opposed to the use of drone technology by law enforcement in Los Angeles and across the state of California were expected to rally Monday at City Hall.
The body was found either next to or under a bush that was on fire, police aid.
CPR was performed to no avail.
A bicyclist was hospitalized Sunday after being shot in the leg from a passing vehicle, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
Police on Friday released surveillance photos of the women hoping the public can identify them.
Officials with the union representing nearly 10,000 LAPD officers announced Friday the “highly unusual” step of declaring an impasse in salary negotiations with the city.
A backlog of unanalyzed fingerprint evidence at the LAPD has more than doubled in the last two years, according to a report.