LA DA George Gascon Forms Independent Team To Reexamine Fatal Use-of-Force IncidentsLos Angeles County District Attorney George Gascon announced Wednesday the formation of an independent team to reexamine fatal use-of-force incidents by law enforcement and recommend further action when appropriate.
LAPD Releases Video Of Officer Shooting Protester In Groin With Foam ProjectileIn the video, an officer can be seen shooting a protester in the groin with a foam projectile during a June 2 demonstration in the Hollywood area.
LA County Supervisors Demand All Local Police Agencies Adopt 8 Use-Of-Force PoliciesThe policies include banning chokeholds and requiring officers to intervene if another officer is using excessive force.
Homeless Man Sues City, LAPD Over April 27 Altercation Caught On CameraAttorneys for a man who lives in a tent on an empty lot in Boyle Heights sued the city of Los Angeles and members of its police force Monday for allegedly using excessive force and spitting in his face during an altercation that was caught on camera.
VIDEO: Rough Arrest Questioned By OC Public DefenderPublic Defender Scott Sanders is raising questions about the arrest of his client, Mohamed Sayem.
Undocumented Immigrant Sues ICE For $750K Over Alleged Beatings He Received For Refusing To Become InformantCarlos Alfred Rueda Cruz of Sacramento filed a $750,000 lawsuit against ICE and the Dept. of Homeland Security for battery, assault and false imprisonment over the alleged beatings he received during check-ins with ICE agents last year.
South LA Man Dies In Custody After Police Use Taser, Bean Bag Rounds To Detain HimAccording to the department, there was a use of force to detain the man, who was taken to the hospital and died.
Suspect Dies After Confrontation With Anaheim PoliceA man died after spending more than a week in a coma following his arrest by Anaheim police. Monday his family questioned the use of force by officers. Michele Gile reports.
Police Seen Breaking Man's Leg, Slamming Head Into Pavement In Newly Released Arrest VideoSix videos released Friday by the City of Pasadena show two police officers attempting to subdue Christopher Ballew at a gas station on Nov. 9 before it turned violent.
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.