Michael Downing

Police Commissioner Calls For Probe Into Meeting With Mexican Mafia Hit ManA decision to use LAPD resources to set up a meeting between a convicted member of the Mexican Mafia and members of the law enforcement and local business community in downtown L.A. has prompted calls for an investigation.
LAPD To Brief Private Security On Nairobi AttackThe Los Angeles Police Department's Counter-Terrorism and Special Operations Bureau will meet with private security leaders next month to discuss lessons learned from a Nairobi terrorist attack that left 67 people dead.
Man Arrested At Traffic Stop May Be Alleged 'Desperate Bandit'Authorities say a 47-year-old man arrested during a traffic stop near Palm Springs may be the suspected “Desperate Bandit.”
LAPD Deputy Chief: Law Enforcement Struggling To Grasp Islamic RadicalizationThe deputy chief of the Los Angeles Police Department is warning lawmakers on Capitol Hill that Islamic prison radicalization is a serious issue that law enforcement does not yet fully understand.