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Los Angeles Police Department

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  • Workers' comp misuse at the LAFD and LAPD

    To the editor: The Times reports that two-thirds of Los Angeles firefighters and 60% of police officers filed an on-the-job injury claim in the last three years. The article also states that many "injuries" don't occur in the line of duty. Rather, they...
  • Man killed by police on L.A.'s skid row had studied physics, wanted to be actor

    Man killed by police on L.A.'s skid row had studied physics, wanted to be actor
    Heleine Tchayou was watching television in her Malden, Mass., home when video appeared of Los Angeles police shooting and killing an unarmed, homeless man on skid row. It wasn't until his photograph was released that Tchayou realized the man who lay...
  • Man suspected of shooting at off-duty LAPD officer detained

    Authorities have detained a man suspected of shooting at an off-duty Los Angeles police officer from a car before fleeing the scene at a suburban neighborhood in northern Los Angeles county. Det. Meghan Aguilar, a spokeswoman for the LAPD, said the...
  • Off-duty LAPD officer shot at in Santa Clarita, not injured

    Off-duty LAPD officer shot at in Santa Clarita, not injured
    An off-duty Los Angeles police officer was shot at but not injured Sunday morning in Santa Clarita, authorities said. The car the officer was riding in was struck by gunfire about 10:12 a.m. near Rainbow Glen Drive and Swallow Court, said Sgt. Richard...
  • Robbery suspect dies after being dragged under U-Haul van

    Robbery suspect dies after being dragged under U-Haul van
    A robbery suspect, who may have been run over by an accomplice, died after being dragged for more than two miles under a U-Haul van while fleeing the scene of an attempted robbery in Wilmington Saturday morning, police said. Four suspects in the van, at...
  • Man suspected of shooting at off-duty LAPD officer detained

    Man suspected of shooting at off-duty LAPD officer detained
    Authorities have detained a man suspected of shooting at an off-duty Los Angeles police officer from a car before fleeing the scene at a suburban neighborhood in northern Los Angeles county. Det. Meghan Aguilar, a spokeswoman for the LAPD, said the...
  • Fugitive LAPD rookie once had a 'straight arrow' reputation

    Fugitive LAPD rookie once had a 'straight arrow' reputation
    The haunting last image of Henry Solis in the United States was taken by a security camera at the El Paso-Ciudad Juarez border. It shows the rookie Los Angeles police officer, dressed in blue jeans and a brown leather jacket, looking up at the camera as...
  • LAPD is more diverse, but distrust in the community remains

    LAPD is more diverse, but distrust in the community remains
    The sweeps came on Friday nights in South Los Angeles, often before big events like Raiders games. Police would round up young men they thought were gang members and hold them over the weekend to keep violence down, a campaign launched by then-Chief Daryl...
  • LAPD's inconsistent discipline has a steep price

    LAPD's inconsistent discipline has a steep price
    There were no vigils, no protests, no #blacklivesmatter tweets when Steven Washington, 27, alone and unarmed, was killed five years ago by a Los Angeles police officer on a dark Koreatown street. The shooting was blamed on tactical errors; the officer...
  • Man arrested on suspicion of murder in girlfriend's stabbing death

    Man arrested on suspicion of murder in girlfriend's stabbing death
    Police have arrested a 41-year-old man suspected of fatally stabbing his girlfriend in a truck in Van Nuys then concocting a story about how the couple had been attacked, authorities said. Osmar Gomez was arrested on suspicion of murder after police...
  • Reports: Woman attacked with skateboard in Venice

    A woman and two men were assaulted Thursday night in Venice -- the woman reportedly struck with a skateboard -- as onlookers stood by. Los Angeles police responded to a report of an assault with a deadly weapon near Speedway and Windward Avenue at about...