California Highway Patrol officers were in pursuit of a white SUV on the 91 Freeway before the driver exited onto surface streets in the city.
Supervisors do check to make sure the in-car cameras have been turned on, according to the report by Inspector General Alex Bustamante.
The two-car collision, which also involved a Honda, occurred at approximately 3:57 p.m. on Irwindale Avenue and Ornelas Street, according to a CHP spokesperson.
The Los Angeles Police Commission responded Tuesday to a report Tuesday that found LAPD officers may have used so-called “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.
Authorities are putting a planned U.S. Border Patrol effort to bring nearly 300 Central American migrants from South Texas to Southern California on hold – and critics are applauding the move.
Authorities say one of two police officers, who were injured in a hit-and-run collision in Harbor City on Saturday morning, has died.
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.
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.
A Southern California college student Friday announced a federal lawsuit against a California Highway Patrol officer for alleged excessive force against a young woman.
A drowning pregnant woman and suspected undocumented immigrant was rescued this week from a Southern California canal, authorities said.
The Los Angeles Police Department will be stepping up patrols for impaired drivers over the upcoming New Year’s Eve holiday.
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.
The Los Angeles Police Department is facing a drought of applicants to hire as patrol officers.
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.