RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Los Angeles Police Department

Los Angeles Police Department
A collection of news and information related to Los Angeles Police Department published by this site and its partners.

Top Los Angeles Police Department Articles

Displaying items 34-44
  • Violent crime rose 14.3% in L.A.; officials vow action

    Violent crime rose 14.3% in L.A.; officials vow action
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Monday he was disappointed to announce that violent crime rose for the first time in more than a decade, but vowed to work with police on strategies to make the city safer. "Public safety is my No. 1 priority, so...
  • Violent crime rises in L.A.; officials announce plans to tackle problem

    Violent crime rises in L.A.; officials announce plans to tackle problem
    The Los Angeles Police Department released crime statistics Monday showing that violent crime rose last year for the first time since 2003. Mayor Eric Garcetti said he was disappointed to report the increase on his watch, but emphasized that the city&...
  • L.A. police union hires PR firm in bid to win pay raises

    L.A. police union hires PR firm in bid to win pay raises
    The union representing rank-and-file Los Angeles police officers has hired a high-profile communications firm to spearhead a campaign aimed at persuading residents — and by extension elected officials — that officers deserve pay raises....
  • Downtown streets blocked off for hours as LAPD responds to suspicious car

    Downtown streets blocked off for hours as LAPD responds to suspicious car
    Los Angeles police Friday evening closed several downtown blocks and evacuated apartments in the area because of a suspicious vehicle. At 6 p.m., police found a stolen car and as they approached, they determined that something about it was suspicious....
  • Police seek elevator robber who targeted four women

    Police seek elevator robber who targeted four women
    Police are seeking a man suspected in a string of violent robberies in Los Angeles apartment elevators involving four female victims, authorities said Tuesday. The robberies followed similar patterns and took place in different apartment buildings in...
  • 'Broken windows' policing isn't broken, says criminologist George L. Kelling

    'Broken windows' policing isn't broken, says criminologist George L. Kelling
    It was a simple, potent idea: a broken window, left unrepaired, invites disorder. Criminologist George L. Kelling and the late James Q. Wilson published their “broken windows” theory 33 years ago. It was taken up by major police departments,...
  • Demonstrators angry over shootings address L.A. Police Commission

    Demonstrators angry over shootings address L.A. Police Commission
    An otherwise routine Los Angeles Police Commission meeting Tuesday was punctuated by anger from dozens of demonstrators, part of ongoing protests against the LAPD after recent officer-involved deaths. The weekly meetings of the civilian board that...
  • Security holds on autopsies: How do they work and why are they necessary?

     Security holds on autopsies: How do they work and why are they necessary?
    After several months, Los Angeles police lifted a security hold last week on the coroner's autopsy of Ezell Ford, a mentally ill man shot in South Los Angeles by two police officers. The move allowed the public disclosure of Ford's autopsy and came...
  • O.J. Simpson's stolen Heisman Trophy recovered 20 years later

    O.J. Simpson's stolen Heisman Trophy recovered 20 years later
    Los Angeles police say they have recovered O.J. Simpson's 1968 Heisman Trophy that was stolen from a display case at USC more than 20 years ago. The trophy -- the crowning award in college football -- was USC's copy of the statue and was on display in...
  • Beanbag shotgun missing from Sheriff's Department patrol car found

    Beanbag shotgun missing from Sheriff's Department patrol car found
    A loaded beanbag shotgun that fell from the trunk of a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department patrol car on Saturday was returned to the department Tuesday, authorities said. The gun, its case and projectiles were all accounted for, they said....
  • Crowds flee late-night shooting in Hollywood; gunman at large

    Crowds flee late-night shooting in Hollywood; gunman at large
    Police are investigating a shooting in Hollywood early Wednesday in which authorities said a man stood on a sidewalk and began randomly firing into the air. The incident occurred about 2 a.m. on Hollywood Boulevard off Cosmo Street, said Sgt. Chad Lewis...