| Dec 5, 2008
Are there lessons for Los Angeles in Mumbai's tragedy? Times editorial writer Marjorie Miller asked Los Angeles Police Chief William J. Bratton and his counter-terrorism commander, Deputy Chief Michael Downing, to discuss the potential for terrorism in...
| Apr 21, 2008
If "Special Order 40" sounds vaguely like a term from a spy or science fiction thriller, that's in keeping with the surreal conversation that is raging around the 1979 Los Angeles Police Department rule. Specifically, the order has figured centrally in...
| Oct 21, 2007
In its most recent editorial about the May Day demonstrations at MacArthur Park, The Times again showed its historic disregard for facts and history in its coverage of the Los Angeles Police Department and in its slavish devotion to the concept of...
| Oct 24, 2009
Actress Meg Ryan,who will star opposite Timothy Hutton in the December comedy "Serious Moonlight," also seems to be getting serious about selling her Bel-Air home. She has put it back up for sale at $14.2 million -- a 27% price reduction from what she was...
| Nov 17, 2009
| 12:56 PM
LOS ANGELES -- Deputy Chief Charlie Beck was confirmed Tuesday as the next chief of the Los Angeles Police Department in a unanimous vote by the City Council.
Immediately after the council's vote, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa administered Beck's oath of...
| Dec 3, 2009
| 7:47 PM
LOS ANGELES -- Charlie Beck has been sworn in as the new chief of the Los Angeles Police Department for the second time.
Beck was sworn in by Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa at the new LAPD headquarters in downtown Los Angeles Thursday morning. This was the...
| Jul 7, 2009
| 7:46 AM
LOS ANGELES -- A motorcade has taken the Jackson family to Forest Lawn Memorial Park in the Hollywood Hills for a private service honoring Michael Jackson.
Numerous vehicles under California Highway Patrol escort headed out from the parents' home in...
| Jul 10, 2009
LOS ANGELES — Detectives investigating the death of Michael Jackson are looking at his prescription drug history and trying to talk with his numerous former doctors, the Los Angeles police chief said Thursday.
Chief William Bratton told CNN that...
| Jul 11, 2009
The Los Feliz home of L.A. Police Chief William J. Bratton and his wife, Rikki Klieman, has come on the market at $1,875,000.
The one-story house, built in 1964, has four bedrooms and three bathrooms in 2,716 square feet. Described in the Multiple...
| Aug 4, 2009
Chief William Bratton has agreed to postpone banning retired and off-duty officers from wearing Los Angeles Police Department badges and uniforms while working crowd and traffic control jobs at film locations.
Bratton had said he would implement the...
| Aug 6, 2009
| 5:28 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles Police Chief William Bratton has announced his resignation, ending his seven year tenure as L.A.'s top cop.
Bratton, 61, announced Wednesday that he will be leaving the department on October 31, with three years left in his...