Parker Center

A demonstrator protesting the 29 April 1992 verdict in the trial of four Los Angeles police officers accused of beating motorist Rodney King holds a placard aloft before a line of police as protesters gathered at the Parker Center, the headquarters of the Los Angeles Police Department. (credit: MIKE NELSON/AFP/Getty Images)

LAPD’s Parker Center Given A Final Salute

The former headquarters of the Los Angeles Police Department – known as Parker Center – closed for the last time Tuesday, ending a rather infamous and colorful chapter in the history of the department.


Giovanni Ramirez (credit: LAPD)

Suspect In Giants Fan Beating Takes Lie Detector Test

The main suspect in the brutal beating of San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow outside Dodger Stadium took a lie detector test Wednesday to try to prove his innocence.



$84M Jail To Open In Downtown Los Angeles

The $84 million downtown Los Angeles jail, mothballed for 18 months because of city budget woes, is ready for 512 inmates.