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Los Angeles Police Department

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  • Hey, LAPD, why so quick on the trigger?

    To the editor: The vast majority of Americans will never experience a moment of crisis requiring split-second decision-making, so we are not in a position to know what we would do or to judge the actions of police officers who have to pull their guns. ("...
  • Conrad Hilton arrested on suspicion of breaking into ex-girlfriend's home

    Conrad Hilton arrested on suspicion of breaking into ex-girlfriend's home
    Conrad Hilton, the younger brother of Paris Hilton, was arrested Monday on suspicion of violating a restraining order taken out by his ex-girlfriend, authorities said. Officers responded to a reported restraining order violation about 4 p.m. in the 2300...
  • Son of man shot by LAPD says father wouldn't have provoked officers

    Son of man shot by LAPD says father wouldn't have provoked officers
    An unarmed man shot by Los Angeles police after he allegedly pointed a towel-covered hand in their direction typically walked with a rag because he sweat a lot, his son said Monday evening. The officers thought the man, identified by police as Walter...
  • If LAPD doesn't fill in shooting story gaps, a jittery public will

    If LAPD doesn't fill in shooting story gaps, a jittery public will
    Do we have to worry now that if we flag down a cop on the street for help, we might get shot? It's understandable if the public picks up that idea after the Friday evening incident in which two officers from LAPD's security services division shot a man ...
  • LAPD union blasts police commissioners over Ezell Ford decision

    LAPD union blasts police commissioners over Ezell Ford decision
    Tensions over last week's decision in the fatal police shooting of Ezell Ford continued to simmer Tuesday as Los Angeles police union officials blasted police commissioners, saying their ruling threatened the safety of officers and the public. Craig...
  • What's behind Garcetti's travel story?

    What's behind Garcetti's travel story?
    It's not that Mayor Eric Garcetti left town on the eve of the Police Commission meeting this month, at which the panel was to determine whether the police shooting of Ezell Ford, an unarmed African American man with mental health problems, was justified....
  • Man with towel-wrapped arm shot by LAPD in Los Feliz was unarmed

    Man with towel-wrapped arm shot by LAPD in Los Feliz was unarmed
    Los Angeles police shot and critically wounded a man after he raised his arm, wrapped in a towel, toward officers Friday in Los Feliz, police said. Police said officers thought the man had a gun, but he turned out to be unarmed. The man flagged down...
  • Some question why LAPD officers handcuffed unarmed man after he was shot

    Some question why LAPD officers handcuffed unarmed man after he was shot
    The graphic video showed two Los Angeles police officers handcuffing an unarmed man who had just been shot and whose head was covered in blood. The video, which was circulated on social media on Saturday, prompted questions as to why police would...
  • Bicyclist attacked with machete during attempted robbery

    Los Angeles police say a man's thumb was severed after being attacked with a machete as four men tried to steal his bicycle. Sgt. John Marroquin said the suspects got out of a green sedan and tried to pull the man off his bicycle early Sunday in the...
  • 19-year-old woman killed by suspected drunk driver in Northridge

    A 19-year-old woman was killed early Sunday after her vehicle was struck by a suspected drunk driver in Northridge, authorities said. The woman’s Ford Mustang was hit by a Honda Civic as she traveled through the intersection of Roscoe Boulevard...
  • Taco vendor killed in possible robbery attempt; suspects sought

    Homicide detectives are seeking three suspects in the shooting death late Friday of a South Los Angeles taco vendor. The shooting occurred at 10:50 p.m. when one of three men who approached the vendor on foot shot him in the face during a possible...