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Lawyer Representing Family Of Man Fatally Shot By LAPD Following Chase Discusses $5M Settlement.

That figure represented the largest out-of-court settlement against the LAPD in more than 12 years.

4 hours ago

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Anti-Drone Activists Warn Of LAPD ‘Mission Creep’ At Downtown Rally

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.

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The body of a male was found in the 2400 block of Holly Drive, police said. (credit: CBS)

Body Of Man Found In Hollywood

The unidentified male was found in the 2400 block of Holly Drive, according to authorities.

8 hours ago

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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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More Police Agencies Considering Body, Dash Cameras

Chief Charlie Beck says broken cameras at police stations will get fixed and staff will be better trained on using station surveillance systems.

08/19/2014

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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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1 Suspect Dead, Officer Injured Following Pursuit, ‘Running Gun Battle’ In South LA

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/18/2014

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Report Finds Surveillance Cameras At LAPD Stations To Be ‘Inadequate,’ Unsecured

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.

08/18/2014

Deputy Deal La Chasse was one of eight law enforcement agents who took part in the 5th annual swimathon to support "999 For Kids." (credit: CBS)

8 Law Enforcement Officers Go On All-Night Swim For Charity

The 5th Annual Catalina to Cabrillo Beach Relay is about 26 nautical miles.

08/17/2014

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

Police shot and wounded a man Sunday when his neighbors called 911 to say he was acting violently towards them. (credit: CBS)

Shotgun-Wielding Man Wounded In Boyle Heights Officer-Involved Shooting

Just before 1:40 p.m., officials responding to the scene said they encountered a subject who was yelling and violent.

08/17/2014

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Civil-Rights Groups Insist Police Are Becoming Too Militarized

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.

08/15/2014

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Questions Of Force Emerge After Death Of Man Stopped On Traffic Violation

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.

08/15/2014

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Protest Planned At LAPD Headquarters Over South LA Shooting

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/13/2014

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LAPD Chief Beck To Discuss Crime Stats Before Commission Prior To Chief Vote

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.

08/11/2014

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