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  • 19-year-old killed in fiery crash after trying to stop car thief

    19-year-old killed in fiery crash after trying to stop car thief
    Authorities said a 19-year-old man was killed in a fiery crash Sunday after jumping onto the hood of his car while trying stop a man who was stealing the vehicle. 
  • Forcefully directing traffic

     
    Oct. 25, 1979: A forceful gesture by Officer William Melvin gets the idea across. Los Angeles Police Department Traffic Officer William Melvin directs vehicles during rush hour at the corner of 7th and Figueroa streets. The eight-year traffic veteran...

    Ninety-eight years later, LAPD takes time to remember one of its own

    Ninety-eight years later, LAPD takes time to remember one of its own
    Walter R. Kreps, a Los Angeles police officer, was killed in the line of duty. He was on Avenue 20, racing to respond to a call, when a police car trying to pass a slower automobile collided with his motorcycle. Kreps was 28, married with a 6-year-old...

    ACLU says no to LAPD drones

    To the editor: For the second time this year, the ACLU of Southern California learned in newsprint that, according to Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck, we are collaborating with the LAPD to draft a drones policy. As noted in a correction...

    That pen in OCC safety officers' pockets is really a camera

    That pen in OCC safety officers' pockets is really a camera
    The chief of campus safety at Orange Coast College has been quick to utilize the latest technology to protect students and his officers and has just added something new. For at least five years, John Farmer has issued tape recorders to his deputies to...