That figure represented the largest out-of-court settlement against the LAPD in more than 12 years.
Community activists Thursday held a rally at City Hall against the recent acquisition of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) – or drones – by the Los Angeles Police Department.
The unidentified male was found in the 2400 block of Holly Drive, according to authorities.
Community members demanded answers in the death of Ezell Ford, a 25-year-old man killed last Monday at 65th and Broadway.
Chief Charlie Beck says broken cameras at police stations will get fixed and staff will be better trained on using station surveillance systems.
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.
A Los Angeles Police Department SWAT officer was wounded Monday morning by a pursuit suspect who led authorities on a dangerous chase that involved several exchanges of gunfire.
A report released Monday by the Los Angeles Office of the Inspector General says police surveillance cameras fail to fully capture footage of “critical” incidents.
The 5th Annual Catalina to Cabrillo Beach Relay is about 26 nautical miles.
The protesters also marched around various downtown streets chanting for justice and answers.
Just before 1:40 p.m., officials responding to the scene said they encountered a subject who was yelling and violent.
The news has been punctuated by images of police aiming rifles at marchers in Ferguson, Missouri, setting off a national debate about the use of force among officers. Dave Bryan examines local law enforcement, which has quite a collection of military-style weapons.
The Los Angeles Police Department is facing new questions regarding the circumstances leading up to the death of a father of three who was stopped for an alleged traffic violation earlier this month.
Community activists in South Los Angeles Wednesday called for a meeting with LAPD Chief Charlie Beck to launch an investigation into an officer-involved shooting death of a 24-year-old man.
As the police commission gathers to discuss the potential re-election of LAPD Chief Charlie Beck, the veteran lawman will meet with officials in a closed-door meeting Tuesday to discuss allegations of scandal and inaccurate crime statistics.