Use Of Force

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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

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Hundreds In LA Protest Killings Of Black Men, Police Violence Around Nation

Activists marched in the hundreds on the streets of South L.A. Thursday to protest what they are calling the unjust police shootings of unarmed black men across the nation.

08/21/2014

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Civil-Rights Groups Insist Police Are Becoming Too Militarized

The news has been punctuated by images of police aiming rifles at marchers in Ferguson, Missouri, setting off a national debate about the use of force among officers. Dave Bryan examines local law enforcement, which has quite a collection of military-style weapons.

08/15/2014

In a story Only On CBS2, David Goldstein investigates an incident involving a LAPD officer accused of punching a female suspect in the face. (credit: CBS)

Family Of Woman Seen Punched By LAPD Officer In CBS2 Report Suing Los Angeles

The incident was captured on police surveillance video in the LAPD’s Van Nuys division and shown last week in a story Only On CBS2.

07/24/2014

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2 LAPD Officers Under Investigation For Use Of Force In Unrelated Incidents

Two Los Angeles police officers were under investigation Thursday for unrelated incidents of alleged misconduct involving assaults on people in custody, according to reports.

07/17/2014

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Man, 34, Claims LAPD Officers Used Excessive Force During Bike Stop

A 34-year-old man is recovering Monday from several injuries he said he sustained from a violent encounter with Los Angeles Police Department officers late last week.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/29/2013

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Use-Of-Force Reports In County Jails Set To Exceed 2012

Figures released to the public Tuesday showed the number of use-of-force reports in Los Angeles County jails are outpacing last year’s number, but an attorney to the County Board of Supervisors said the trend is not cause for concern.

07/23/2013

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Beck Defends Use-Of-Force Report In Shooting Of Handcuffed Suspect

LAPD Chief Charlie Beck on Friday stood by the department’s policy to withhold certain information when investigating officers’ use of force.

11/02/2012

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Only On CBS2: Nightclub Camera Allegedly Captures LAPD Officers Beating Student

A college student who claims he was unjustly beaten and Tasered by officers while out with his friends in Hollywood last October is suing the Los Angeles Police Department.

10/03/2012

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5 LAPD Officers Investigated After Mom, 35, Dies In Custody

At least five LAPD officers were under investigation Friday after a 35-year-old woman died in custody.

08/31/2012

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LAPD Chief Takes Disciplinary Action After Video Surfaces Of Violent Traffic Stop

The chief of the L.A. Police Department took disciplinary action Wednesday after surveillance video surfaced of a traffic stop turned violent.

08/29/2012

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Report: LA Sheriff Staff Knew About Jail Violence

Confidential memos show Sheriff Lee Baca’s command staff raised red flags nearly two years ago about deputy misconduct and brutality against inmates at Los Angeles County jails.

10/30/2011

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