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  • Let officers review body camera recordings

    To the editor: The American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California's rejection of the Los Angeles Police Department's body camera policies reflects that organization's bias against law enforcement. ("Divided Police Commission approves rules for LAPD...
  • Family of man slain by police on Skid Row files $20M claim

    Heleine Tchayou was home in Boston when she saw on the news cellphone video of a mentally ill homeless man killed on Skid Row by Los Angeles police. She exclaimed to a friend and her son-in-law about how horrible it was. It wasn't until days later that...
  • Police search for man, woman missing for more than a month

    Police search for man, woman missing for more than a month
    Los Angeles police are asking the public to come forward with information about a 60-year-old woman and a man who have not been seen for more than a month. About 1 p.m. on March 23, Zakiyyah El A’min was spotted with a man named Kevin Walker...
  • Ryan Gattis reconstructs the 1992 L.A. Riots in 'All Involved'

    On April 29, 1992, violence erupted throughout Los Angeles in the wake of the Rodney King verdict: A jury had failed to convict four white LAPD officers in the beating of African American motorist King, despite the incident having been captured on video....
  • Daryl Gates passes the baton

     
    Police Chief Daryl F. Gates leads the LAPD concert band at Police Academy graduation ceremonies....
  • Divided Police Commission approves rules for LAPD body cameras

    Divided Police Commission approves rules for LAPD body cameras
    Los Angeles will become the largest city in the nation to equip all its patrol officers with body cameras, after a divided Los Angeles Police Commission on Tuesday gave its final approval during a heated debate that highlighted lingering concerns about...
  • LAPD board OKs body camera policy despite opposition

    After lengthy debate and strong opposition, the civilian oversight commission for the Los Angeles Police Department approved new policies on Tuesday that allow officers to review their body camera video before speaking to investigators but says nothing...
  • Family of man shot by police after pursuit files claim against city of Los Angeles, police officers

    Family of man shot by police after pursuit files claim against city of Los Angeles, police officers
    The family of a North Hollywood man fatally shot by a Los Angeles police officer after a pursuit that ended in Burbank has filed a $10-million wrongful-death claim against the city of Los Angeles and the police officers involved. Sergio Navas, 35, was...
  • Six arrested during South L.A. protest against police brutality

    Six arrested during South L.A. protest against police brutality
    Protests against police brutality in South L.A. led to six arrests Monday night, the same day riots broke out in Baltimore, after demonstrators refused to obey police orders to disperse, LAPD officials said. The L.A. demonstrations involved up to 50...
  • Why police pursuits can have such ugly endings

    Why police pursuits can have such ugly endings
    An incident caught on video Thursday in which San Bernardino County sheriff's deputies beat an unarmed suspect marks the latest case of questionable law enforcement tactics at the end of a pursuit. Even since the beating of Rodney King by Los Angeles...
  • LAPD chief: South Carolina officer rightly arrested for 'criminal act'

    LAPD chief: South Carolina officer rightly arrested for 'criminal act'
    Los Angeles police Chief Charlie Beck said a South Carolina officer seen on cellphone video fatally shooting an unarmed man who was running away committed a criminal act and was rightly arrested. Beck said Thursday that, while he had seen only the video...