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  • ACLU says no to LAPD drones

    To the editor: For the second time this year, the ACLU of Southern California learned in newsprint that, according to Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck, we are collaborating with the LAPD to draft a drones policy. As noted in a correction...
  • LAPD prepares for grand jury decision in Ferguson, Mo., shooting

    LAPD prepares for grand jury decision in Ferguson, Mo., shooting
    Los Angeles police Chief Charlie Beck said Tuesday that his department is gearing up for demonstrations when a Missouri grand jury announces whether to indict a police officer in the controversial shooting of a black teenager. Police departments...
  • LAPD investigating shooting that left 1 dead, 2 others injured

    Los Angeles police Monday night were investigating a shooting that killed one man and injured two other people. The shooting happened shortly before 8 p.m. in the area of 47th Street and Vermont Avenue, police said. Two men and one woman were shot,...
  • LAPD study focused on small part of discipline system

    LAPD study focused on small part of discipline system
    The officers were blunt in their assessment of the Los Angeles Police Department's disciplinary system: It was unfair and needed to be fixed. "It's all about who you know," wrote one of more than 500 officers and civilian employees who participated in a...
  • Police killing, beating of civilians raise issue of reasonable force

    Police killing, beating of civilians raise issue of reasonable force
     A wooden cross on a narrow, tree-lined road marks the spot where Samantha Ramsey died a violent death. Passersby might think the marker, etched with the 19-year-old's name and a yellow smiley face, is a memorial to a car crash victim. They would be...
  • Clear, thoughtful rules are needed for recordings by LAPD

    The Los Angeles police sergeant who caused a controversy when he detained “Django Unchained” actress Daniele Watts in response to a 911 call last month has now publicly defended his decision to turn over an audio recording he made of the...
  • Transgender woman fatally shot in head in botched robbery, LAPD says

    Transgender woman fatally shot in head in botched robbery, LAPD says
    A transgender woman was fatally shot in the head early Thursday during a robbery "gone bad" in East Hollywood, police said. The woman, who was not immediately identified, was discovered about 2:30 a.m. by officers responding to a report of shots fired...
  • 101-year-old man killed in hit-and-run crash in Boyle Heights

    101-year-old man killed in hit-and-run crash in Boyle Heights
    A 101-year-old man died Wednesday morning after he was struck by a hit-and-run driver in Boyle Heights. The fatal accident occurred at South Lorena Street and Opal Street about 6 a.m., said Felix Padilla, a detective with the Los Angeles Police...
  • Ezell Ford shooting: Mayor orders autopsy report to be released soon

    Ezell Ford shooting: Mayor orders autopsy report to be released soon
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Thursday that he had ordered police to allow the release soon of an autopsy report on a mentally ill man fatally shot by officers three months ago. Garcetti made a surprise appearance Thursday at an LAPD news...
  • Lack of LAPD civilian staff keeping officers off streets, officials say

    Lack of LAPD civilian staff keeping officers off streets, officials say
    Los Angeles city officials say they want to hire more civilian staff for the Los Angeles Police Department and are worried that a shortage is cutting into the time officers spend patrolling the streets. The number of LAPD civilian staff -- who fill...
  • LAPD officer in actress' detention defends TMZ leak to police panel

    A Los Angeles police sergeant involved in the controversial detention of a "Django Unchained" actress told the LAPD's civilian overseers Tuesday that the department's disciplinary system is deeply flawed and defended his response to the incident. In a...