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  • LAPD study focused on small part of discipline system

    LAPD study focused on small part of discipline system
    The officers were blunt in their assessment of the Los Angeles Police Department's disciplinary system: It was unfair and needed to be fixed. "It's all about who you know," wrote one of more than 500 officers and civilian employees who participated in a...
  • Police killing, beating of civilians raise issue of reasonable force

    Police killing, beating of civilians raise issue of reasonable force
     A wooden cross on a narrow, tree-lined road marks the spot where Samantha Ramsey died a violent death. Passersby might think the marker, etched with the 19-year-old's name and a yellow smiley face, is a memorial to a car crash victim. They would be...
  • Two robbery suspects in custody after large manhunt in South L.A.

    Two men are in custody after a woman was robbed Friday night, setting off a large manhunt in a South Los Angeles neighborhood, police said. The robbery occured at 9:30 p.m. in the area of 70th and Figueroa streets, and was observed by officers, who...
  • Dorner report finds concerns over bias within LAPD

    Dorner report finds concerns over bias within LAPD
    A Los Angeles Police Department review of its discipline system prompted by the Christopher Dorner rampage found widespread concerns among officers and civilians that the agency discriminates based on gender, ethnicity and rank, according to a report...
  • Ezell Ford shooting: Mayor orders autopsy report to be released soon

    Ezell Ford shooting: Mayor orders autopsy report to be released soon
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Thursday that he had ordered police to allow the release soon of an autopsy report on a mentally ill man fatally shot by officers three months ago. Garcetti made a surprise appearance Thursday at an LAPD news...
  • LAPD overtime for Made in America festival exceeds $475,000

    LAPD overtime for Made in America festival exceeds $475,000
    The Made in America two-day music festival over the Labor Day weekend in downtown L.A. cost $475,570 in police overtime, according to a report expected to be presented to the Los Angeles Police Commission on Tuesday. An August City Council motion...
  • Fugitive, one of LAPD's most wanted, is caught; cops saw him on Facebook

    Fugitive, one of LAPD's most wanted, is caught; cops saw him on Facebook
    A fugitive connected to four killings and considered one of the Los Angeles Police Department’s most wanted criminals has been caught, federal authorities announced. Eduardo Rodriguez, 35, was captured by U.S. marshals on Thursday in the 3500...
  • Marshals capture man with local gang connections, tied to four killings

    A fugitive connected to four killings, with ties to the local Toonerville gang and considered one of the Los Angeles Police Department’s most wanted criminals has been caught, federal authorities announced. Eduardo Rodriguez, 35, was captured by...
  • Former L.A. High and UCLA standout Anita Ortega to retire from LAPD

    Former L.A. High and UCLA standout Anita Ortega to retire from LAPD
    One of the great role models for women in Los Angeles, former Los Angeles High and UCLA basketball standout Anita Ortega, is retiring this summer from the Los Angeles Police Department after some 30 years of work. It's fitting she's a captain, because...
  • LAPD officer pleads not guilty to faking military forms for paid leave

    A veteran Los Angeles Police officer pleaded not guilty Thursday to stealing public funds related to allegations of submitting fictitious military leave documents on several occasions. Christine Bulicz, a 15-year LAPD officer and a California Army...
  • Suspended cornerback Josh Shaw featured on USC-Cal program cover

    Suspended cornerback Josh Shaw featured on USC-Cal program cover
    USC cornerback Josh Shaw, who was suspended indefinitely before the season, was a presence at Thursday night’s game against California at the Coliseum. Shaw’s photo appeared on the cover of the game program. The programs, which also...