In its communication this week on the riots, the Police Protective League downplays the role of the riots in changing the department. It includes an interesting stat: about 7 in 9 of today's officers were not in the LAPD at the time of the riots, or by extension at the time that Rodney King was beaten in the dark on Foothill Boulevard.
Officers in the Los Angeles Police Department have voted to ratify a new two-year contract, the police union said today. The agreement keeps the city from forcing officers to take furloughs in the middle of a severe budget crisis bu... Read Post
The union that represents Los Angeles police officers says the number of civilian vacancies in the LAPD means officers are increasingly being diverted from the streets to perform administrative duties. The Los Angeles Police Protect... Read Post