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  • Second man charged with shooting at two LAPD officers

    Second man charged with shooting at two LAPD officers
    Prosecutors have charged a second suspect in connection with the shooting at a Los Angeles police patrol car Sunday night during an attack on a rival gang. James Brooks, 19, was arrested Wednesday in Las Vegas after an investigation led by the FBI/...
  • Delay of Ezell Ford autopsy report dredges up old fears about LAPD

     Delay of Ezell Ford autopsy report dredges up old fears about LAPD
    A new piece of the puzzle that is the death of Ezell Ford landed this week with the public release of his autopsy report. The coroner's account explains what killed Ford: His body bore three bullet holes — in the arm, side and back, where the...
  • Protests against police killings continue in Washington, New York, Boston, California

    Protests against police killings continue in Washington, New York, Boston, California
    Thousands of demonstrators marched in Washington, New York, Boston, and California on Saturday to protest against killings of unarmed black men by police officers. Organizers said the marches were among the largest in a recent wave of protests against...
  • Loaded beanbag shotgun missing from sheriff's patrol car; search underway

    Loaded beanbag shotgun missing from sheriff's patrol car; search underway
    A loaded beanbag shotgun that’s capable of holding live shotgun rounds was reported missing Saturday from the trunk of a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department patrol car, and officials are calling on the public to help locate the potentially...
  • LAPD gun buyback nets about 775 weapons, officials say

    LAPD gun buyback nets about 775 weapons, officials say
    Los Angeles police collected about 775 firearms this weekend at a buyback event, a number officials acknowledged was down but said would still contribute to the city's continuing decline in gun-related violence. Mayor Eric Garcetti said 41 assault...
  • LAPD collects nearly 780 firearms in latest gun buyback event

    LAPD collects nearly 780 firearms in latest gun buyback event
    Los Angeles police collected nearly 780 firearms this weekend as part of the city's latest gun buyback event, where residents could exchange weapons for grocery store gift cards. The program in L.A. dates to 2009, though other law enforcement agencies...
  • LAPD underreported violent crimes: Reforms now underway

    LAPD underreported violent crimes: Reforms now underway
    Following an L.A. Times investigation that found police had seriously underreported violent crimes, the LAPD has launched reforms meant to overhaul its system for classifying crimes. Department officials will brief the Police Commission, which...
  • L.A. will buy 7,000 body cameras for police officers

    L.A. will buy 7,000 body cameras for police officers
    L.A. Mayor Eric GarcettiĀ announced Tuesday that the city would purchase 7,000 body cameras for police officers in an effort to increase transparency. Body cameras for officers have become a major issue in the wake of the shooting of unarmed black 18-...
  • Can L.A. County jails end the culture of violence against inmates?

    Can L.A. County jails end the culture of violence against inmates?
    After three years of turmoil arising from abuse of jail inmates, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday agreed to outside monitoring of nearly all aspects of its jail operation. The settlement of a class-action lawsuit, known as the...
  • LAPD announces reforms to boost accuracy of city crime statistics

    LAPD announces reforms to boost accuracy of city crime statistics
    Los Angeles police officials Tuesday announced a series of reforms to improve the accuracy of the city's crime statistics, saying reporting errors undermine the public's trust in the department. Crime reporting "is a critical aspect of what we do," said...
  • What does video from the new LAPD body camera look like? Check it out here

    What does video from the new LAPD body camera look like? Check it out here
    Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Tuesday that the city was purchasing 7,000 body cameras for its police officers in an effort to increase transparency. The cameras, produced by Taser International, are roughly the size of a police badge and can be...