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.
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.
A new city grant will pay for a party patrol in Sylmar this summer, a Los Angeles councilman announced Thursday.
Hundreds of packages of marijuana were found hidden in a shipment of frozen tongue fish, officials said.
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.
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.
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.
KNX1070’s Pete Demetriou reports an officer patrolling near an elementary school took both a gang member, and a gun, off the streets.