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.
The Los Angeles Police Department has opened an investigation into allegations that command staff in some of the city’s police stations have falsified records to artificially inflate the number of officers listed as being on patrol ... Read Post
A Los Angeles police officer who was injured in an off-duty traffic accident earlier this week died Saturday, the Los Angeles Police Department said. Read Post