ACLU Report: Anaheim PD Uses Excessive ForceA new ACLU report claims that Anaheim has a higher officer-involved death rate than L.A., San Francisco, New York, Atlanta and Boston. The Anaheim Police Department is disputing the findings, saying there are inaccuracies.
LASD Issues Statement About Use Of Force Allegation During Union Station ArrestThe arrest of the 76-year-old woman was described in a number if media outlets as rough and excessive.
LAPD Approves De-Escalation Techniques Designed To Curb ShootingsThe changes come amid a heightened focus on police shootings, both in Los Angeles and across the country.
Glendale Police Trying To Get Community To Understand Why They Sometimes Use ForceGlendale police say use-of-force reports make up less than one percent of all of the department's police reports.
LA Police Commission Votes To Revisit Use-Of-Force Policies, Emphasize De-EscalationThe Los Angeles Police Commission voted Tuesday to move forward with the creation of use-of-force policies that emphasize de-escalation and the use of minimal force in encounters with the public.
Internal Report: Officers Violated Use-Of-Force Policy In Kelly Thomas ArrestTwo Fullerton police officers who were acquitted of criminal wrongdoing in the 2011 death of a mentally ill homeless man violated their department's use-of-force policy, according to an internal report.
Former LAPD Officer Who Killed Shares Lessons On Deadly ForceA young cop entered an area known as the "kill zone," as officers call it, to become a researcher seeking to understand the dynamics of confrontation. In doing so, he hopes to be a voice of reason in an emotional national debate, and an advocate for change.
LAPD Officers Say Commission's Ezell Ford Ruling Hasn't Influenced Their Policing"[Officers] will be out in the streets and they will be doing their jobs," LAPD Sgt. Barry Montgomery.
New Developments In Ezell Ford Investigation Trigger South LA ProtestFord's family told CBS2/KCAL9's Adrianna Weingold they were not participating in the demonstration. But they are upset at a report that began circulating Friday that the LAPD had determined the officers' actions were justified and that they'd make that recommendation to the L.A. Police Commission.
Calif. Attorney General Unveils Plan To Reduce Police BiasAttorney General Kamala Harris says she wants to strengthen the trust between police and the public following recent slayings of unarmed civilians by officers nationwide.
Lawyer: Client Who Allegedly Nabbed Horse Doing Fairly Well After Deputy BeatingThe attorney for a Southern California man who was beaten by several sheriff's deputies following a 2½ hour-long chase involving a stolen horse said Saturday that his client is doing fairly well while receiving medical attention in jail.
Kamala Harris Seeks Review After Recent Shootings By PoliceCalifornia's attorney general is stepping into the national debate over the recent slayings of unarmed civilians by police, calling for a review by her agency and promising to lead a public dialogue.

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