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Firefighters Train In Simi Valley Ahead Of Wildfire Season

It looked like an all-out assault on a brush fire Wednesday at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley.

05/13/2015

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Lawmakers Push For Mental Health Training For Law Enforcement Officers

Police officers carry firearms, two-way radios and Tasers to deal with emergencies every day – but are they equipped to handle people with mental illness?

05/08/2015

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General Manager For LADWP Apologizes Days After Criticizing Audit

The general manager for the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power apologized days after criticizing a controversial audit.

05/05/2015

Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell (center) was joined by LAPD Chief Charlie Beck and other law enforcement officials in downtown Los Angeles. (Photo courtesy LASD/Twitter)

Calif. Attorney General Unveils Plan To Reduce Police Bias

Attorney General Kamala Harris says she wants to strengthen the trust between police and the public following recent slayings of unarmed civilians by officers nationwide.

04/17/2015

Actor Will Ferrell talks with members of the Los Angeles Dodgers before the Dodgers take on the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Five of the National League Championship Series at Dodger Stadium on October 16, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Will Ferrell To Play All 9 Positions For Dodgers During Spring Training Game

Will Ferrell may be set to answer the age-old comedy question: “Who’s on first?”

03/11/2015

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Police Agencies Line Up To Learn About Unconscious Bias

When law enforcement officers from around the U.S. visit the Simon Wiesenthal Center in Los Angeles for training these days, they are faced with a choice between entering a door marked “prejudiced” and another marked “unprejudiced.”

03/09/2015

L.A. County DA Jackie Lacey (left) and U.S. Assistant Secretary of State William Brownfield (Photo courtesy LA County District Attorney's Office)

LA County To Provide Training To Foreign Prosecutors, Law Enforcement

Los Angeles County is teaming up with the U.S. State Department to provide training to foreign prosecutors and law enforcement personnel.

02/09/2015

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Going To The Dogs: Hawthorne Police Trained For ‘More Positive Outcomes’

Police in Hawthorne took part in a training course Friday to help officers better assess situations involving dogs.

01/16/2015

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Camp Pendleton Marines To Conduct Training In Downtown LA

Residents in and around downtown Los Angeles could hear helicopters or other military aircraft Friday as Marines and sailors from Camp Pendleton train in preparation for a deployment.

12/05/2014

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LA County Sheriff’s Deputies To Train On 300-Degree Use-Of-Force Simulator

Deputies with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will soon begin training on what officials say is the world’s most realistic use-of-force training simulator.

10/17/2014

Authorities say thousands of firefighters took part in the Fire Ground Survival Training Program in Elysian Park. (Photo courtesy LAFD/Instagram)

Firefighters Drill Life-Threatening Scenarios In LAFD Training Session

Thousands of Los Angeles Fire Department personnel Tuesday took part in a training session to provide survival skills to firefighters.

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Police and fire personnel held an active shooter drill in response to the LAX shooting last November. (credit: CBS)

Fire, Police Crews Drill ‘Unified Response’ To Active Shooter Scenario

Police and fire personnel Tuesday held a joint training drill to prepare hospital staff and first responders for improved inter-agency communication during active shooter scenarios.

07/01/2014

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Camp Pendleton To Host Aerial Firefighting Drill

Military and civilian firefighters were set to join forces Thursday for an aerial firefighting exercise at Camp Pendleton.

05/01/2014

The aerial training exercise will feature the use of C-130 military aircraft to prepare for the upcoming wildfire season. (Photo credit:  STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

C-130 Air Tankers Take Part In Aerial Firefighting Drills Near Channel Islands

Pilots and flight crews are conducting aerial training exercises in Ventura County in preparation for what officials fear could be a dangerous wildfire season.

04/09/2014

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‘Special Needs Network’ To Offer Free 10-Week Training, Nutrition Program

Areva Martin and Cleon Joseph of the Special Needs Network visited KCAL9 Tuesday to talk about a free 10-week training and nutrition program for Los Angeles residents.

01/28/2014

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