LAPD Chief Calls For Prosecution Of Officer In Shooting Of Venice Homeless ManLAPD Chief Charlie Beck wants a police officer who shot and killed an unarmed homeless man in Venice to be criminally prosecuted for what’s been ruled an out-of-policy shooting.
L.A. Police Commission: Number Of Officer-Involved Shootings Nearly Doubled This YearPresident Matt Johnson said there were 23 officer-involved shootings last year. This year, there are 45 so far.
For New President Of LA Police Commission, Criticism Is Part Of The JobAs activists intensify their criticism of the LAPD for using deadly force on suspects, L.A.'s new police commissioner has come under intense scrutiny, too. Some protesters have even been calling the new commissioner out at meetings with personal attacks.
New Tensions Arise On Both Sides Of Ezell Ford CaseActivists and police officers are growing increasingly worried about the outcome of the Ezell Ford investigation.
LA Police Commission Wants Public Opinion On How Body Cameras Should Be UsedThe Los Angeles Police Commission wants to know – how should police officers use a body camera?
UCLA To Pay $500K Over Judge's Claim Campus Police Roughed Him UpAn African-American Los Angeles judge who says he was roughed up and handcuffed by UCLA police has settled his assault and civil rights claim for about $500,000.
LAPD Chief Criticized Over Disciplining Of Officer With Family Ties To DepartmentThe Los Angeles Police Department is facing serious criticism after Chief Charlie Beck overruled the firing of an officer with family ties within the department.
LAPD Expected To Receive 8K New Life-Saving Trauma Kits The Los Angeles Police Commission was expected Tuesday to give final approval to accept 8,000 new trauma kits donated to the Los Angeles Police Department by the Los Angeles Police Foundation.
LAPD Commission Says Body Cameras Will Cut Down On LawsuitsThe LA Police Commission recently secured funding to outfit 600 officers with body cameras and says the devices will cut down on lawsuits.
LAPD To Soon Start Testing Body CamerasA plan to outfit police officers with body cameras is one step closer to becoming a reality now that the LA Police Commission has reached their fundraising goal.
Audit Finds LAPD Lax In First Aid, CPR RetrainingAn audit says the Los Angeles Police Department has been failing to provide first aid and CPR retraining courses for thousands of its officers.
Audit: LA Pays Out Millions In Lawsuits By Police The city has paid out about $110 million in jury awards and settlements for lawsuits that police officers have brought against the police department over a six-year period, according to an audit report released Friday.