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LAPD Chief Charlie Beck (Photo credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

LAPD Chief Apologizes For Failure To Notify Commissioners Of Tampering

Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck has apologized for failing to promptly notify the Police Commission about officers tampering with audio-video devices in patrol cars.

04/16/2014

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Report: LAPD Officers Disabled Voice Recording Equipment On Patrol Cars

L.A. police officers tampered with voice recording equipment in dozens of patrol cars in order to avoid having their conversations monitored while on duty, according to reports Tuesday.

04/08/2014

University student Aloni Bonilla (pictured) has filed a lawsuit that claims she suffered a black eye and other injuries after an encounter with a CHP officer. (Photo courtesy Justice For Aloni/Facebook)

CSULA Student Alleges Excessive Force After CHP Arrest

A Southern California college student Friday announced a federal lawsuit against a California Highway Patrol officer for alleged excessive force against a young woman.

03/21/2014

A U.S. Border Patrol agent drives along an irrigation canal separating the U.S. from Mexico, at left, that carries Colorado River water from the All American Canal near El Centro, California. (Photo credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Border Patrol Agents Rescue Drowning Pregnant Woman From ‘All-American Canal’

A drowning pregnant woman and suspected undocumented immigrant was rescued this week from a Southern California canal, authorities said.

03/19/2014

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LAPD To Step Up Patrols Of Drunk, Drugged Drivers Over New Year’s Eve Holiday

The Los Angeles Police Department will be stepping up patrols for impaired drivers over the upcoming New Year’s Eve holiday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/27/2013

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Cyclist Killed In Calabasas ID’d As Former Napster Exec

A 65-year-old cyclist killed in a collision involving a Los Angeles County sheriff’s patrol car in Calabasas over the weekend was a former top executive at Napster.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/09/2013

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LAPD Hiring Drive Faces Shortfall In Qualified Applicants

The Los Angeles Police Department is facing a drought of applicants to hire as patrol officers.

12/04/2013

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Report: LAPD Officers Pulled Off Patrol Duties After State Inmate Transfers

The transfer of state prisoners to county jails has forced the LAPD to pull dozens of officers from regular patrol duties to monitor ex-convicts, according to a report.

08/20/2013

Rogelio Gutierrez was booked late Wednesday at the Pre-Trial Detention Facility in Ventura upon his release from the hospital. (courtesy VCSD)

Suspect Accused Of Ramming Deputy’s Patrol Car Released From Hospital

A suspect who was shot by Ventura County Sheriff’s deputies after he rammed his vehicle into a sheriff’s patrol unit and tried to run over a deputy last weekend has been released from the hospital and was in police custody Friday.

06/21/2013

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Party Patrol To Crack Down On Loud Gatherings At Sylmar Homes

A new city grant will pay for a party patrol in Sylmar this summer, a Los Angeles councilman announced Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/09/2013

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Half-Ton Of Marijuana Seized In Frozen Fish Shipment

Hundreds of packages of marijuana were found hidden in a shipment of frozen tongue fish, officials said.

03/29/2013

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Budget Cuts To Hit Border Patrol Ranks In ‘Perfect Storm’

Hours before federal spending cuts were set to go into effect, the impact was already beginning to be felt Thursday along the U.S.- Mexico border and in California prisons.

02/28/2013

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County Eyes Private Security Patrols After LASD Cutbacks

A suspension in overtime pay by the Sheriff’s Department has led to fewer deputy patrol cars in some unincorporated areas, and now county officials are looking for a replacement.

01/23/2013

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New Safety Measures Go Into Effect At USC

Tough new safety measures went into effect at the University of Southern California on Monday in response to last year’s high-profile shootings on and near the South Los Angeles campus.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/14/2013

Hero cop Daniel Chavez. (credit: CBS)

Armed Gang Member Nabbed By LAPD Officer On Patrol Near Elementary School

KNX1070’s Pete Demetriou reports an officer patrolling near an elementary school took both a gang member, and a gun, off the streets.

01/09/2013

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