| Aug 11, 2014
| 5:09 PM
Should Charlie Beck be reappointed? Yes. But that answer would be expected from someone the chief has called his partner in police reform for 12 years.
Here is why the rest of you should also want Chief Beck reappointed.
We've all read the recent...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 5:00 AM
At the beginning of the year, it seemed to be a foregone conclusion that Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck would be reappointed for a second five-year term. He's led the department during a remarkable period of safety and stability. Crime has...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 1:12 PM
Fourteen law enforcement officers, including three involved in a deadly shootout with cop killer Christopher Dorner last year, were honored by California Gov. Jerry Brown and California Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris on Monday.
Speaking at a ceremony in the...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 4:58 PM
In 2013, some of the year's biggest headlines involved cop killers.
There was MIT Police Officer Sean Collier, who authorities said was shot and killed by the Tsarnaev brothers after the Boston Marathon bombings in April.
There was Christopher Dorner'...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 12:18 PM
A Torrance police officer who mistakenly shot at a man during the massive manhunt for ex-LAPD officer Christopher Dorner will not face criminal charges, prosecutors said Wednesday.
The Los Angeles County district attorney’s office declined to...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 4:16 PM
A memo to the newsroom from Times Editor Davan Maharaj:
As we embark on a new year, I want to take a moment to review the exceptional work you produced in 2013, and offer my heartfelt thanks for it.
We started the year with two ambitious goals: to...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 10:30 PM
A Twitter backlash against New York City police has spread to the West Coast with people posting critical comments and photos of the Los Angeles Police Department.
The New York Police Department was hit with a barrage of negative publicity after...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 6:37 PM
Long Beach Police Chief Jim McDonnell came out strong in his first few months of campaigning for Los Angeles County sheriff, raising more than $307,000, but he’s already spent almost $433,000, according to recently filed fundraising disclosure...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 12:50 PM
The Corona man who claimed an important role as a call-in witness during the chaotic manhunt for Christopher Dorner in 2013, eventually claiming some reward money for his effort, has died of cancer.
Lee McDaniel, 50, died Tuesday following a battle with...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Univision's flagship KMEX-TV leads the list of stations vying for the 66th annual Los Angeles area Emmy Awards.
KMEX landed 20 noms, including bids for hard news reporting (for reporter Antonio Valverde), investigative reporting (for reporter Leon...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 7:30 PM
The Times' Editorial Awards for 2013, handed out in a ceremony Thursday night, honored both accountability journalism and what Editor Davan Maharaj called “the ever-growing types of journalism we produce in this Digital Age.”