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New Tensions Arise On Both Sides Of Ezell Ford Case

Activists and police officers are growing increasingly worried about the outcome of the Ezell Ford investigation.


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LA Police Commission Wants Public Opinion On How Body Cameras Should Be Used

The Los Angeles Police Commission wants to know – how should police officers use a body camera?


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UCLA To Pay $500K Over Judge’s Claim Campus Police Roughed Him Up

An 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.


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LAPD Chief Criticized Over Disciplining Of Officer With Family Ties To Department

The Los Angeles Police Department is facing serious criticism after Chief Charlie Beck overruled the firing of an officer with family ties within the department.

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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.

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LAPD officials hope to use on-body cameras to complement a longtime city goal of equipping the department's 1,350 patrol cars with video recorders. (Photo credit: LAPD)

LAPD Commission Says Body Cameras Will Cut Down On Lawsuits

The LA Police Commission recently secured funding to outfit 600 officers with body cameras and says the devices will cut down on lawsuits.


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LAPD To Soon Start Testing Body Cameras

A 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.


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Audit Finds LAPD Lax In First Aid, CPR Retraining

An audit says the Los Angeles Police Department has been failing to provide first aid and CPR retraining courses for thousands of its officers.

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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.

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Protestors Demand LAPD Investigate Charges Against Community Organizer

Dozens of human rights protestors gathered Tuesday morning to protest charges filed against a community organizer.

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Police Commission To Consider Car Impound Policy

The Los Angeles Police Commission Tuesday will consider a proposal to amend the Police Department’s policy of impounding the cars of unlicensed drivers, a plan that has drawn heated rhetoric from both sides of the issue due to its connection with illegal immigration.

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LAPD’s Head Civilian Watchdog Steps Down

The woman responsible for investigating accusations of police misconduct in Los Angeles is resigning after about a year on the job.


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LA City Council To Consider Red-Light Camera Proposal

The Los Angeles City Council is expected to consider a proposal Friday to keep red-light cameras at 32 intersections for another year.