Senior LAPD Detention Officer Erica McAdoo Dies Of Complications From COVID-19The Los Angeles Police Department Saturday reported the passing of a detention officer due to complications from COVID-19.
287 LAPD Employees, 78 LAFD Employees Have Tested Positive For COVID-19As of Thursday, 287 LAPD and 78 LAFD employees have tested positive for COVID-19 since the pandemic began.
Suspect Arrested For Attempted Murder Of LAPD Officers, Being Held On $1M BailLAPD said in a statement on Wednesday that they were responding to a call of an assault with a deadly weapon at 111th Street and Towne Avenue on June 25 when a suspect opened fire during a foot pursuit.
276 LAPD Employees Have Tested Positive For CoronavirusNine additional Los Angeles Police Department employees have tested positive for COVID-19 as of Wednesday, officials said, which brings the department's total to 276 cases.
LA City Council Slashes LAPD Funding By $150MA portion of the money would be used to limit the furlough of municipal employees. The rest of the money saved would be invested in underserved areas and communities of color.
LA City Council Votes Unanimously To Replace Officers With Unarmed Crisis Response Teams For Nonviolent CallsFour City Councilmen suggested that the city consider using L.A. Department of Transportation staff or automated technology to enforce traffic laws, including speeding, illegal turns, and other vehicle code violations.
'Vilification, Constant Verbal Battering': Morale Low Among LAPD Rank-And-File Amid Pandemic, Civil UnrestWith law enforcement practices under fire across the country, morale is low among rank-and-file LAPD officers, according to Robert Harris, the director of the Los Angeles Police Protective League.
Black Lives Matter Seeks Emergency Order Banning LAPD From Using Rubber Bullets, Batons On ProtestersIt is also demanding that protesters not be hit with batons and not be placed on buses for misdemeanor citations.
City of LA To Pay Nearly $1 Million, Settle Federal Excessive Force Lawsuit For 2015 Shooting Of Unarmed Black TeensThe city of Los Angeles has agreed to pay nearly $1 million to settle federal excessive force claims against and LAPD officer for firing his gun into a group of Black teenagers.
Former Anti-Apartheid Activist Hit By Rubber Bullet During LA Protests Calls For End To Militarized PolicingA former anti-apartheid activist from South Africa who says he was struck in the groin area with a rubber bullet during a recent protest in the Fairfax District called for widespread changes to American policing.
Protester Sues LAPD, Claims She Was Zip-Tied For 6 Hours After Curfew Violation"They're protected by a system that holds no one accountable, and provides no incentive for law enforcement to even abide by the law themselves.”
LA Budget Committee Approves $133M In LAPD Budget Cuts; Funds To Be Used To Limit Municipal Employee FurloughsThe budget must be approved by the council and signed by Mayor Eric Garcetti by June 30.
LAPD Places Moratorium On Use Of CalGang SystemThe LAPD said the decision was made in conjunction with the Board of Police Commissioners.
Police Brutality Protestors Seek Damages From City Of LA, LAPD For Treatment During ArrestsThe protestors participated in demonstrations against police brutality from May 30 to June 3, which were sparked by the May 25 deadly arrest of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
'This Has Dramatically Altered The Course Of Her Life': LA Woman Driving Near Protests To Sue After Saying LAPD Foam Round Caused Brain InjuryAn LA mother is planning to file suit along with $10 million claim against the city of LA after saying she suffered a brain injury from an LAPD foam round.