Los Angeles Police Department

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Officials Investigate After Father Comes To Retrieve Girl Left At Grove

A parent of the 3-year-old girl who was left with her car seat at The Grove shopping center Saturday night was located Sunday, according to police.

CBS Los Angeles–6 hours ago

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Lights Installed In Effort To Improve Silver Lake Safety

Some Silver Lake residents are fed up with vandalism in their neighborhood, where dozens of car owners have had their tires slashed in recent months, and demanded that the city do something to make the area safer.

12/18/2014

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Questions Raised Over Police Body Camera Video Usage

With Mayor Eric Garcetti’s announcement on Tuesday that Los Angeles Police Department officers would start wearing body cameras in 2015 comes questions on how the video would be used.

12/16/2014

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Police Shoot Suspect In Hollywood Motor Vehicle Burglary

Police called to the scene of a motor vehicle burglary returned fire when a suspect shot at them Sunday morning near Wilton Place and Melrose Avenue, authorities said.

11/30/2014

Clinton Alford Jr. (center) is seen here in an undated photo. (credit: CBS)

Lawsuit Alleges LAPD Officers Kicked Man Unconscious

A man who says Los Angeles police officers beat and kicked him unconscious has filed a lawsuit alleging civil rights violations.

11/14/2014

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LAPD Chief: Violent Crime Up 9 Percent In L.A.

Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck says violent crime is up 9 percent in the city this year but the overall crime rate has fallen by 3 percent.

11/04/2014

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

2 Men Arrested In Connection With CSUN Student’s Homicide

Two men have been arrested in connection with the disappearance and murder of a CSUN student from Saudi Arabia.

10/19/2014

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Man Arrested In South L.A. Claims Police Roughed Him Up

New allegations of excessive use of force by the Los Angeles Police Department have surfaced after a man, who was recently arrested, claims he was injured by officers.

10/14/2014

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Report: LAPD Used ‘Ghost Cars’ To Boost Patrol Numbers

A report released by the inspector general for the Los Angeles Police Commission on Friday charges that some command officers inflated patrol numbers by adding in “ghost cars” that in reality never left the station.

10/10/2014

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

Search Continues For Missing CSUN Student

A Cal State Northridge student from Saudi Arabia who sold his car and stopped attending classes more than a week ago is still missing, police said Saturday.

09/27/2014

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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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Police Seek Suspect After Shooting In Van Nuys

Police were seeking a suspect in a dark-green sedan following a shooting late Saturday morning in the 6600 block of Woodman Avenue.

09/20/2014

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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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