With law enforcement agencies across the country under fire over allegations from excessive force to racial profiling, there are still quite a few people hoping to make a difference as a police officer.
The officers heard an engine revving and saw a black BMW speeding towards them as they crossed the street.
Authorities say two Los Angeles police officers have been transported to area hospitals following a three-car crash in Westwood.
Critics charge the new enforcement hires could generate $5 million in additional revenue, but Garcetti says the parking ticket rebellion may be premature. KCAL9’s Dave Bryan reports.
Three of the injured are police officers who suffered smoke inhalation.
The city has paid out about $110 million in jury awards and settlements for lawsuits that police officers have brought against the police department over a six-year period, according to an audit report released Friday.
A local teenager’s documentary about her grandfather’s murder in the line of duty and its effect on law enforcement is winning praise at multiple levels.
The city of Los Angeles Tuesday announced a $4.2 million settlement with two newspaper delivery women who were fired on by officers in Torrance during the manhunt for accused killer Christopher Dorner.
Authorities on Sunday continued to investigate the circumstances surrounding an officer-involved shooting in Watts.
Police were trying to break up a party in Boyle Heights Friday night when partygoers threw rocks and bottles at them.
The Fullerton City Council will consider a request by one of its members to allow the review of video apparently showing police confronting a mentally ill homeless man who later died.
Fullerton police are under fire after the violent death of a schizophrenic homeless man. Six police officers are suspected of beating Kelly Thomas, 37, to death and the police department is being accused of withholding video evidence.
A small but vocal crowd of protesters have gathered outside Fullerton police station to decry the death of a homeless man with schizophrenia after a violent confrontation with officers.
Two local police departments are mourning the loss of two officers who died over the weekend in a small plane crash in Winslow, Arizona.
With LA crime rates at historic lows, the LAPD says it’s critical to keep as many uniformed police officers on patrol as possible.