Los Angeles police are investigating the August arrest of a mentally ill homeless man who was hospitalized after officers forcefully took him into custody on the Venice boardwalk, officials said.
Los Angeles police and SWAT officers responded to a barricade situation Friday afternoon in Van Nuys that began with a report of a man pointing a gun at children from his balcony.
A pair of dognappers posed as Los Angeles police officers and stole a man’s dog in Echo Park, police said Thursday.
A Los Angeles Police Department horse was vandalized with silver graffiti this week while patroling Venice Beach.
Los Angeles police arrested a man Thursday on suspicion of fatally stabbing a 27-year-old man the day before in Hollywood Boulevard's tourist district, authorities said.
Filmmaker Nick Broomfield discusses 'Tales of the Grim Sleeper' and a society that treats poor black women as "disposable people." By the mid-1980s, the Los Angeles Police Department knew there was a prolific serial killer operating in the South Central section of the city. Show More Summary
Los Angeles police fatally shot a man Tuesday after he charged at them with a large hunting knife, authorities said.
Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck on Tuesday defended his decision not to publicly release a video showing an altercation involving an officer who has been charged with assault, saying doing so could jeopardize the criminal case...
A retired Los Angeles Police Department detective pleaded no contest Tuesday to possession of child pornography after more than 600 images were found inside his Downey home.
Two Los Angeles police officers were injured Monday night during a scuffle with a person in Koreatown, authorities said.
By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A Los Angeles police officer was charged on Monday with assault for his part in the videotaped arrest of a black man who contends he was kicked so hard he lost a tooth filling. The charge the Los Angeles District Attorney's Office brought against Officer Richard Garcia, 34, stems from an Oct. Show More Summary
Michael R. Mitchell, an attorney who challenged the Los Angeles Police Department's use of chokeholds and won temporary restrictions on their use, died Friday at his Los Angeles home. He was 73.
A Los Angeles police officer was charged on Monday with assault for his part in the videotaped arrest of a black man who contends he was kicked so hard he lost a tooth filling. The charge the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office brought against Officer Richard Garcia, 34, stems from an Oct....
A Los Angeles Police Department officer has been charged in connection with a videotaped incident in which a man alleged he was beaten and kicked while being held down by other officers in South L.A., authorities said Monday.
Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck "wants to swarm high-crime neighborhoods with more than 200 highly trained officers from the elite Metropolitan Division without undermining years of progress the department has made in building better relationships with those communities," report Kate Mather,...
Los Angeles police have arrested a 35-year-old man in connection with a series of shootings in a Westside neighborhood this week that left one man dead and four injured.
A U.S. District Court judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a tennis umpire against the Los Angeles Police Department and county coroner's office alleging she was falsely arrested and wrongfully accused of bludgeoning her husband to death with a coffee cup.
Parker Center, the former headquarters of the Los Angeles Police Department, may be worth preserving as a local cultural-historical monument.
Martin Reiser, the first full-time staff psychologist for the Los Angeles Police Department and a pioneer in treating troubled officers, defusing hostage situations and using hypnosis to elicit information about crimes, has died. He was 87.
Los Angeles police went on a citywide tactical alert Thursday after two shootings in Palms left one person dead and at least three others wounded, officials said.