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 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
The Los Angeles Police Protective League (LAPPL) has decided to take their frustration to a judge, and has announced they will file suit against the City of Los Angeles and the Los Angeles Police Department in response to the newly-... Read Post