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  • LAPD's shift away from holding immigrants is part of national trend

    LAPD's shift away from holding immigrants is part of national trend
    In no longer heeding federal immigration requests to hold inmates who might be deportable past their jail terms unless a judge has vetted the request, the Los Angeles Police Department is joining scores of other cities and counties that have stopped the...
  • Correctional services van in two-vehicle crash

    Correctional services van in two-vehicle crash
    A state correctional services van carrying six inmates and a correctional supervisor to a work detail on Tuesday morning was involved in two-vehicle collision that sent the passengers to hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries, corrections...
  • DuPage approves funding for heroin prevention program for schools

    DuPage approves funding for heroin prevention program for schools
    Teachers and staff at 12 DuPage County schools will be getting heroin prevention training and working it into the curriculum this fall after county officials approved of funding for the measure this week. The DuPage County Board voted 16-0 on Tuesday,...
  • Website brings police departments to the public

    The Huntington Beach Police Department has retained a public relations firm to write feature stories and news alerts for a new public-safety website. BehindtheBadgeOC.com, which includes news about the HBPD and two other Orange County police agencies,...
  • Murrieta lawmaker asks for Gov. Brown's help on immigration unrest

    Murrieta lawmaker asks for Gov. Brown's help on immigration unrest
    Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez called on Gov. Jerry Brown Wednesday to provide state resources for public safety in Murrieta, where recent protests over the housing of migrant detainees have served as a flash point in the debate over illegal immigration....
  • Why such secrecy on gun permits?

     Why such secrecy on gun permits?
    The creation and implementation of Illinois' law permitting licensed owners to carry concealed firearms has not been a graceful process. It was forced on the state, the last to forbid conceal carry, by a federal appeals court in 2012. The General Assembly...
  • Los Angeles police officers vote to reject proposed contract extension

    Los Angeles police officers vote to reject proposed contract extension
    Signaling frustration over issues surrounding pay and discipline, Los Angeles police officers rejected a proposed one-year contract extension reached with Mayor Eric Garcetti and city negotiators. Officials with the Police Protective League, the union...
  • Frustration with crime evident at public safety summit

    The written questions from the audience of more than 100 people came fast and furious on cards read aloud by City Councilman Bill Henry, moderator of the 3rd annual Public Safety Summit at Morgan State University on Saturday. What can city police do...
  • Rauner says probe shows Quinn part of 'broken culture' in Springfield

    Rauner says probe shows Quinn part of 'broken culture' in Springfield
    SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Pat Quinn today defended his $55 million anti-violence program now under scrutiny by a Cook County grand jury, saying he is not going to turn his back from public safety needs in Chicago and other urban areas. The Democratic...
  • They're L.A.'s beach parks, but the Coastal Commission should have its say

    They're L.A.'s beach parks, but the Coastal Commission should have its say
    For years the city of Los Angeles has enforced a curfew at the two public beaches it owns. They are considered city parks, and like most city parks in L.A., they close at night: Venice Beach at midnight; Cabrillo Beach around 10. They reopen at 5 a.m....
  • Deputies union ordered to pay L.A. Times in failed censorship suit

    Months after it unsuccessfully sought to stop the Los Angeles Times from publishing information gleaned from officers' personnel files, a union representing Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies has been ordered to pay the newspaper more than $41,000 in...