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  • How do cities' police homicide rates compare? Question spotlights limits of U.S. data

    How do cities' police homicide rates compare? Question spotlights limits of U.S. data
    Since 1985, police in North Charleston, S.C., have recorded four "justifiable homicides" in which a felon was killed by an officer, according to FBI data. All those killed were male. Two were white, two black. But how does that number (as compiled by...
  • In weighing police pay hike, L.A. leaders need the facts

    In weighing police pay hike, L.A. leaders need the facts
    After years of living beyond its means and making commitments that resulted in crushing financial obligations, Los Angeles may soon be back on its feet. Officials have forecast that the city could be deficit-free by 2018. The deficit has been an “...
  • Tailgaters at park near Dodger Stadium face LAPD crackdown

    Tailgaters at park near Dodger Stadium face LAPD crackdown
    Rafael Gutierrez of Oxnard spared no expense for this year’s opening day. He and his friends planned to have a blast at Elysian Park before the game: They hired a party bus, a brass band and a taco maker. But like other fans, Gutierrez on Monday...
  • Dodgers opening day traditions hampered by tighter restrictions

    Dodgers opening day traditions hampered by tighter restrictions
    Rafael Gutierrez and his friends spared no expense for this year's Dodgers opening day. They wanted to have a blast at Elysian Park before the game — hiring a party bus to chauffeur them down from Oxnard, a brass band and a taco guy. But like...
  • A culture of workers' comp abuse at the LAPD and LAFD

    A culture of workers' comp abuse at the LAPD and LAFD
    Los Angeles police and firefighters work in a culture that encourages excessive and questionable workers' compensation claims, often for entirely preventable injuries, costing taxpayers tens of millions of dollars a year, according to new audits by...
  • What to do with Parker Center, L.A.'s former police headquarters?

    What to do with Parker Center, L.A.'s former police headquarters?
    Parker Center, the former LAPD headquarters, hard by Little Tokyo and shadowed every afternoon by City Hall, has been mostly empty since 2009 and increasingly forlorn. The building could be saved and reused. Or it could be demolished to make room for...
  • LAPD investigating homicide in Valley Glen

    LAPD investigating homicide in Valley Glen
    Los Angeles police Wednesday were investigating a fatal shooting in the southeast San Fernando Valley. A man in his 20s was shot and killed about 8:10 p.m. in the 6400 block of Fulton Avenue in Valley Glen, police said. The suspect remained at large,...
  • LAPD expects to start deploying body cameras this summer

    LAPD expects to start deploying body cameras this summer
    Los Angeles police officials said Tuesday that the department has received its first batch of body cameras and hopes to deploy the new technology this summer.  Although the LAPD has not finalized its policy for the cameras, the department is moving...
  • City Council approves $2.45-million deal with Occupy L.A. protesters

    City Council approves $2.45-million deal with Occupy L.A. protesters
    The Los Angeles City Council approved a $2.45-million agreement Wednesday to settle all claims involving Occupy L.A. protesters arrested during a violent clash with Los Angeles police in 2011. Although the City Council agreed to settle, the deal must...
  • L.A. street vendor protest: 'We are not criminals'

    L.A. street vendor protest: 'We are not criminals'
    Saying they are increasingly targeted by police, dozens of street vendors and their allies protested Tuesday outside the LAPD headquarters for a moratorium on ticketing or harassment of those who sell food and wares on the streets. The protest comes...
  • LAPD detective's girlfriend arrested after 9-hour standoff, police say

    LAPD detective's girlfriend arrested after 9-hour standoff, police say
    The girlfriend of a Los Angeles police detective was taken into custody Wednesday after a roughly nine-hour standoff with police at a Van Nuys home, authorities said. SWAT and crisis negotiators talked to the woman, but through the early morning hours...