LAPD: Homicides Up 250% In First Week Of JuneA tweet from the LAPD says between May 31 and June 6, homicides were up 250% compared to the previous week. The number of victims who had been shot jumped 56% in the same week.
LAPD Wants To Test Every Arrestee For CoronavirusLAPD Michel Moore wants the city to purchase a rapid-testing system, which could determine if someone is infected within 15 minutes.
'People Are Concerned': LAPD Seeks To Reassure LA Jewish CommunitySome of LAPD’s top brass got together with members of the Jewish community in the San Fernando Valley for a meet-and-greet Sunday.
LAPD 'Monitoring' Developments After Iranian Military Commander Qassem Soleimani Killed In AirstrikeIn a statement, the LAPD said there is no credible threat to Los Angeles at this time, but officials will continue to communicate with state, local, federal, and international law enforcement partners.
LAPD Officer Charged With Seriously Injuring Girlfriend In 3 Attacks Since AprilProsecutors say Hernandez injured a girlfriend on three separate occasions since April, with the most recent attack last Wednesday. In each incident, prosecutors say the victim suffered serious injuries.
Slain LAPD Officer Juan Diaz Honored In Memorial ServiceDiaz was off-duty on July 27 when he went to a taco stand in Lincoln Heights with his girlfriend and her two brothers. While there, he confronted a gang member who was tagging a sidewalk and asked him to stop – and was fatally shot.
Personal Information Of Thousands Of LAPD Officers, Applicants Exposed By Data BreachMayor Eric Garcetti’s office issued a statement Monday confirming that the breach was discovered Thursday and “involved limited information about city of Los Angeles job applicants in a database that is no longer used by the Personnel Department.”
LAPD's Pacific Station Jail Closed Due To Bed Bugs InfestationThe Los Angeles Police Department was forced to close its Pacific station jail indefinitely for an unknown infestation, according to LAPD spokeswoman Officer Lizeth Lomeli.