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  • Reappoint Charlie Beck as police chief

    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...
  • Huntington man suspected of selling heroin to high school students

    Huntington man suspected of selling heroin to high school students
    Law-enforcement officers arrested a Huntington Beach man suspected of selling heroin to high school students, authorities said. Juan Vidrio, 26, is believed to have sold the drug in Surf City, with many of his customers being teenagers, according to the...
  • Bill mandating 'kill switch' on smartphones is sent to governor

    A bill that would mandate that smartphones sold in California be equipped with a “kill switch” that would render them useless if stolen was given final legislative approval by the state Senate on Monday. The measure, which next goes to Gov....
  • LAPD misclassified nearly 1,200 violent crimes as minor offenses

    LAPD misclassified nearly 1,200 violent crimes as minor offenses
    Once police had Nathan Hunter in handcuffs, they tended to his wife. She was covered in blood. She told the officers Hunter flew into a rage that night in February 2013 because she hadn't bought him a Valentine's Day gift. He beat and choked her...
  • LAPD investigating officer who allegedly brandished gun off-duty

    LAPD investigating officer who allegedly brandished gun off-duty
    LosĀ AngelesĀ police are investigating an off-duty officer who was photographed brandishing a gun while driving on the freeway, officials said. The officer was seen driving a dark blue Chevy Tahoe SUV eastbound on the 60 Freeway when she took a handgun...
  • Medical pot shops are coming! Take a chill pill, folks.

     
    Friday's print column You’d think licensed dispensaries for medical marijuana were all-ages opium dens from the wariness bordering on paranoia with which state and local officials are grudgingly preparing for them to open. A year ago Friday, Gov....
  • LAPD's Beck says community partnerships vital to school campus safety

    LAPD's Beck says community partnerships vital to school campus safety
    LAPD Chief Charlie Beck called Friday for an investment in community partnerships to keep school campuses safe at an event of educators, university security officials, professors and others. Addressing a sold-out crowd of the Campus Safety Conference at...
  • LAPD seeks to limit civilian drone flights over police stations

    LAPD seeks to limit civilian drone flights over police stations
    Los Angeles police on Friday said they have asked the city attorney’s office and county prosecutors to explore whether they can legally prohibit civilians from flying drones with cameras over department-owned parking lots. The inquiry was...
  • Police dog bites LAPD officer during search for shotgun

    Police dog bites LAPD officer during search for shotgun
    A veteran Los Angeles police officer was severely injured Thursday when a police dog bit him in the calf during a search for a missing shotgun in South L.A., department officials said. Officers were searching streets near South Vermont Avenue and West...
  • USC students react to security measures being added after beating death

    USC students react to security measures being added after beating death
    USC students on Friday welcomed the latest round of additional safety measures announced in reaction to the beating death of a graduate student near campus last month, but differed on whether it was too little, too late. The university said in a...
  • 4 teens to be charged as adults in killing of USC student, sources say

    4 teens to be charged as adults in killing of USC student, sources say
    All four teenagers arrested in connection with the fatal beating of a USC graduate student will be charged with murder as adults despite two of them being minors, sources said. Xinran Ji, a 24-year-old engineering student from China, was beaten with a...