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LAPD defends rising arrests of homeless people

Los Angeles police on Tuesday defended stepped-up enforcement against the city’s exploding homeless population, saying that despite officials’ anti-criminalization stance and adoption of alternative strategies, arrests and citations are needed to meet the crisis. “As a last resort, a tool, one...

This police dog obliterated a carjacker with a tackle and the internet is in love

GOOD TACKLING DOG! This Los Angeles police dog has some of the best tackling form you’ll see, and in a pressure situation no less. Police have arrested a man wanted for assaulting a police officer after he carjacked a woman and hit at least one other vehicle during a pursuit. Show More Summary

LAPD Twitter account hacked to declare 'White Supremacists'

The Los Angeles Police Department main Twitter account @LAPDHQ was hacked Monday to declare the force’s members are “white supremacists.” The department’s account used to present its public image posted a tweet at 1:53 p.m. stating “lapdWHITESUPREMACISTS.” Josh Rubenstein, the LAPD’s public information...

LAPD shoots and kills man with 'edged weapon' after responding to mental illness call

Los Angeles police fatally shot a man armed with a weapon Monday in Panorama City after responding to a call about a subject who was possibly mentally ill, authorities said. The shooting happened shortly before 9 a.m. in the 9100 block of Kester Avenue, said Officer Norma Eisenman, a spokeswoman...

Two LAPD officers plead no contest to sexually assaulting women while on duty, receive 25- year prison terms

Two Los Angeles police officers pleaded no contest Monday to sexually assaulting multiple women, a pattern of predation in which one partner often served as the lookout while the other carried out an attack in their unmarked police car. In a downtown L.A. courtroom, officers Luis Valenzuela and...

LAPD fatally shoot burglary suspect in South L.A.

Los Angeles police officer shot and killed a suspect after responding Sunday morning to a report of a burglary at a strip mall, authorities said. Officers in South L.A. received a call about 7:30 a.m. of a burglary alarm in the 2100 block of West Century Boulevard, near the city’s border with Inglewood,...

Former NFL player detained by police after Instagram post

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Former Miami Dolphins player Jonathan Martin was questioned by Los Angeles police after a threatening Instagram post that mentioned two former teammates who had harassed him        

Former NFL player detained by police after Instagram post

A law enforcement official says former Miami Dolphins player Jonathan Martin was taken into Los Angeles police custody after a threatening Instagram post and is being questioned but is not under arrest        

45 days is too long for the LAPD to wait to release police videos to the public

A proposal to publicly release video of Los Angeles police shootings and other serious uses of force within 45 days is still too restrictive — but it represents a welcome departure from the existing practice of never releasing their video. The Police Commission is expected to decide in early March...

Woman accused of spitting on officer in controversial Metro Red Line video charged with battery

A 22-year-old woman was charged with battery this week for spitting on a Los Angeles police officer during a confrontation at a Metro station that sparked criticism of the LAPD earlier this year, authorities said. Selena Lechuga pleaded not guilty to one count of battery on a peace officer Friday,...

New plan calls for release of LAPD body camera video and other recordings that are now secret

Los Angeles Police Department video from officer body cameras, drones and patrol cars would be released under a new proposal made public Friday — one that, if approved, would be a striking about-face for an agency that currently does not release such recordings. Under the plan, video from “critical...

Two men shot, one fatally, in North Hollywood; two suspects at large

Two men were shot, one fatally, in North Hollywood on Wednesday evening, authorities said. Los Angeles police are searching for two suspects, both men about 19 to 22 years old, said Officer Tony Im. They left the scene in the 11500 block of Sylvan Street about 5:45 p.m. in a black four-door Honda...

Police Commission faults LAPD officer who shot and killed 70-year-old man holding metal pipe

A veteran Los Angeles police officer violated department rules for using deadly force last year when he shot and killed a 70-year-old man holding a pipe in downtown L.A., an oversight panel determined. Siding with Chief Charlie Beck, the Los Angeles Police Commission unanimously faulted Officer...

Pro Golfer Bill Haas And Actor Luke Wilson Involved In Fatal Car Crash In Los Angeles

PGA Tour professional William “Bill” Haas was injured in a horrific car crash that indirectly involved Luke Wilson, the brother of Owen Wilson, a Los Angeles police spokesman has said. According to the authorities, the collision involved a Ferrari and a BMW in the Pacific Palisades neighbourhood in Los Angeles at 6:31pm on Tuesday evening. Show More Summary

Golfer Bill Haas, actor Luke Wilson involved in deadly crash

Pro golfer Bill Haas was injured and actor Luke Wilson was unhurt in a multi-vehicle crash that left one person dead in Pacific Palisades, California, the Los Angeles Police Department said.

Bill Haas: golfer survives fatal car crash

American golfer Bill Haas was a passenger in a car crash which left one person dead and two injured, Los Angeles police say.

USC receiver Joseph Lewis arrested

USC receiver Joseph Lewis was arrested Monday on suspicion of corporal injury on a spouse or cohabitant. Lewis was arrested at 2 p.m. by the Los Angeles Police Southwest Division. Lewis, 18, was being held in lieu of $50,000 bail at the 77th Street station jail. “USC takes all reports of domestic...

Police investigating report of unprovoked attack on 85-year-old grandmother in Koreatown

Los Angeles police are looking for a man who reportedly attacked an elderly woman in Koreatown, leaving the 85-year-old with a cracked skull and badly bruised face. In a Facebook post that has been shared thousands of times since Sunday, the woman’s granddaughter, Yujin Ko, said her grandmother...

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If CPD can't steal from the right coast, might as well steal from the left : Sean Malinowski was torn between two cities last year: chief of staff to Los Angeles police Chief Charlie Beck and $250-an-hour consultant to the Chicago Police...Show More Summary

LAPD submits three more cases of alleged sexual assault against Harvey Weinstein

The Los Angeles Police Department has submitted for review by prosecutors three cases of alleged sexual assault by film producer Harvey Weinstein. That brings to five the number of cases the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office is looking into involving Weinstein. Beverly Hills police...

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