LAPD Officer Violated Rules In Fatal Shooting, Says Police Commission, ChiefThe Police Commission sided with Chief Charlie Beck in unanimously faulting Officer Charles Garcia for firing his gun and for tactics used before pulling the trigger and killing 70-year-old Alejandro Mendez.
Commission: LAPD Officer Who Fired In Scuffle With Teens Violated PolicyThe Los Angeles Police Commission says an officer who fired a gun during an off-duty scuffle with a 13-year-old boy in his front yard violated department policy.
LAPD Chief Meets With L.A. Police Commission As BLM Calls For His Resignation AgainThe chief says he's willing to discuss matters with BLM only if members will listen instead of making demands and screaming at him.
Protest Erupts After Fatal 2015 Police Shooting Of Black Woman Deemed JustifiedBlack Lives Matter vowed to continue occupying City Hall until the mayor fires the police chief and police commission president.
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.