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African-American LAPD Captain Files Lawsuit Against City For Discrimination, Retaliation

A black Los Angeles police captain is filing a lawsuit against the city, alleging that he was denied promotions due to the fact that he did not conform with what he claims is Chief Charlie Beck’s belief that all officers sent to Board of Rights hearings should be fired.

04/14/2014

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Trial Set For LAPD Criminalist Who Claims Her DNA Results Were Ignored In Murder Investigation

A trial date has been set for a lawsuit filed by an LAPD civilian employee who alleges a detective overlooked evidence that would have implicated a police officer in a murder much earlier.

03/12/2014

Capt. Louis Duran with Paul Tanaka. (credit: CBS)

Sheriff Lee Baca Accused Of Retaliating Against Deputies For Backing Opponent In Next Year’s Election

Some Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies have accused Sheriff Lee Baca of retaliating against them for backing his opponent in next year’s election.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/24/2013

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Audit: LA Pays Out Millions In Lawsuits By Police

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/28/2013

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Walmart Workers Threaten More Walkouts Over Pay, Benefits

Employees of the global retail giant say they will stage more of the same walkouts that have spread across the nation if the company refuses to meet their demands for better working conditions.

10/10/2012

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Deputy Who Arrested Mel Gibson For DUI To Face Dismissal

The sheriff’s deputy who arrested Mel Gibson in 2006 for DUI is facing termination from the department, but a sheriff’s spokesman strongly denied Wednesday that the action was an act of retaliation related to that arrest.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/27/2012

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$2M Awarded To LAPD Officers Who Alleged Ticket Quota

Two police officers who claimed they faced retaliation for complaining about an alleged quota system for traffic tickets have been awarded more than $2 million.

04/12/2011