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Feds Censure Local Police, Yet Give Lethal Weapons

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.

09/21/2014

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Tense Standoff Ends Between LAPD And Dozens Of Protestors In Florence

An unruly crowd of planned protestors Saturday dispersed from the area after a tense standoff concluded with police.

CBS Los Angeles–09/20/2014

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‘Django Unchained’ Actress Detained By Police Refuses To Apologize

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.

09/20/2014

Federal investigators have joined the search  for missing 23-year-old Abdullah Abdullatif Alkadi, who is a full-time student at CSUN. (credit: LAPD)

LAPD Seeks Public’s Help To Locate Missing Student From CSUN

The Los Angeles Police Department Friday asked for the public’s help in locating a missing 23-year-old man.

09/19/2014

Lois Freda Washington  was last seen or heard from on Aug. 19, 2014. (credit: LAPD)

LAPD Seeks Public’s Help To Locate Missing Woman, 74

The Los Angeles Police Department Friday asked for the public’s help in locating a missing 74-year-old woman.

09/19/2014

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Civil Rights Leaders Denounce ‘Django Unchained’ Actress, Demand Apology To LAPD

Civil rights leaders Friday called for a “Django Unchained” actress to apologize after claiming Los Angeles Police Department officers racially profiled her.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/19/2014

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LAPD Sued For $75M In Ezell Ford Shooting

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.

09/17/2014

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Public’s Help Needed To Find Hollywood Burglar

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.

09/15/2014

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LAPD On Police Commission Radar, ‘Will Not Be Used’ Before Authorization Given

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.

09/15/2014

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Firefighters Find Body At Vegetation Fire In Harvard Heights

The body was found either next to or under a bush that was on fire, police aid.

09/14/2014

A toddler that was first reported missing on Sunday was found dead in a backyard pool in North Hollywood. (credit: CBS)

Missing Toddler In North Hollywood Found Dead In Pool

CPR was performed to no avail.

09/14/2014

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Bicyclist Shot In Leg In Chesterfield Square

A bicyclist was hospitalized Sunday after being shot in the leg from a passing vehicle, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

09/14/2014

Police say these two women are posing as maids. They're cleaning up, authorities said, but not with mops or brooms. (credit: LAPD)

Police Hunting Phony Maids Working With Burglary Suspects In West Los Angeles

Police on Friday released surveillance photos of the women hoping the public can identify them.

09/12/2014

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‘Highly Unusual': LAPD Union Declares Impasse In Contract Talks

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.

09/12/2014

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Report: Staffing Shortages Linked To LAPD Backlog Of Fingerprint Evidence

A backlog of unanalyzed fingerprint evidence at the LAPD has more than doubled in the last two years, according to a report.

09/10/2014

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