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 67-77
  • Police Commission to weigh fatal LAPD shooting of Ezell Ford

    Police Commission to weigh fatal LAPD shooting of Ezell Ford
    The civilian board that oversees the Los Angeles Police Department will decide Tuesday whether two officers violated department policy when they shot and killed Ezell Ford last summer in South L.A. The Police Commission’s decision will punctuate a...
  • Rapper The Game arrested after video shows him punching off-duty officer

    Rapper The Game arrested after video shows him punching off-duty officer
    The rapper The Game was arrested Monday in connection with a violent encounter he had with an off-duty Los Angeles police officer this year. The 35-year-old Compton native, whose legal name is Jayceon Terrell Taylor, surrendered at the LAPD's...
  • Why did LAPD officers shoot Ezell Ford?

    Why did LAPD officers shoot Ezell Ford?
    Ten months after two LAPD officers shot and killed Ezell Ford, a 25-year-old mentally ill African American man, it is well past time for answers about what happened that night, and for an open and frank discussion about how officers interact with the...
  • Ezell Ford shooting: Mayor says commission's review will be 'impartial'

    Ezell Ford shooting: Mayor says commission's review will be 'impartial'
    A day before the Police Commission is scheduled to decide whether two LAPD officers acted within policy in the fatal shooting of Ezell Ford, Mayor Eric Garcetti said he was confident that commissioners would "conduct an impartial and fair-minded review."...
  • Glendale man with gun, badge and car accused of impersonating LAPD officer

    Glendale man with gun, badge and car accused of impersonating LAPD officer
    Police say that Oliver James looked like a Los Angeles Police Department officer. He had a gun, a uniform, a badge, a patrol belt and even a black-and-white sedan, authorities said. The 44-year-old from Glendale had a name plate, and his car had...
  • Ezell Ford: Protesters gather at Eric Garcetti's house, call for action

    Ezell Ford: Protesters gather at Eric Garcetti's house, call for action
    Protesters descended upon Mayor Eric Garcetti's home early Sunday morning, calling for the mayor to take action over last summer's fatal shooting of Ezell Ford. About a dozen people held pictures of the late 25-year-old as they stood on the sidewalk...
  • ACLU lawyer on Nazis and getting tased in the line of duty

    ACLU lawyer on Nazis and getting tased in the line of duty
    The California section's Bob Sipchen cornered American Civil Liberties Union attorney Peter Bibring at Justice Urban Tavern, a block from the Los Angeles Police Department's headquarters/dog park. Appropriately, a man on the sidewalk waved a placard and...
  • Mother of Ezell Ford hopes for Justice Department inquiry of LAPD shooting

    Mother of Ezell Ford hopes for Justice Department inquiry of LAPD shooting
    Ezell Ford's mother told demonstrators Saturday that she hopes the U.S. Department of Justice will look into her son's fatal shooting because she had no confidence in the review led by Los Angeles police Chief Charlie Beck and the department's independent...
  • Police arrest Los Angeles attempted homicide suspect on I-78

    Police arrest Los Angeles attempted homicide suspect on I-78
    A Rhode Island man's evasive answers during an I-78 traffic stop led police to learn he was wanted for attempted murder out of California. Pennsylvania State Police say Oscar Alessandro Garcia, 40, was pulled over at 11:55 a.m. at mile marker 64.5 on...
  • Gang colors fade but can still be deadly

    Gang colors fade but can still be deadly
    Melvin Farmer remembers the days when Bloods and Crips openly flashed their colors. Gang members wore an evolving uniform; bandannas, T-shirts, shoes and even earrings to signal their affiliation. But Farmer, a former Crip who is now a gang intervention...
  • How Watts and the LAPD make peace

    How Watts and the LAPD make peace
    Police killings and resulting protests have sparked a national debate about the enmity among communities of color and the officers charged to serve and protect them. But in the South L.A. neighborhood of Watts, against all odds, police and residents...