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LAPD Trying To Make Nice?

AP | Posted 10.25.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck has ordered his 21 stations to hold community meetings to discuss recent videotaped violent arres...

Twenty Years After the Flames: Vigilance Is Still the Watchword With the LAPD - Part 2

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 06.23.2012 | Los Angeles
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

One of the lowest moments for the LAPD came when Sergeant Stacey Koon publicly defended the use of force against Rodney King. While the LAPD has clearly changed, there are still some troubling signs that more needs to be done.

Police Chief to Immigrants: May the Force Be With You

Jeffrey Kaye | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jeffrey Kaye

It came as somewhat of a surprise last night when new LAPD chief Charlie Beck, decked out in uniform, stood before an immigrants' rights rally at La Placita church downtown.

BART Police Officer's LA Murder Trial Will Be Ugly

Pamela Tom | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Pamela Tom

What started out as a win for the defense -- getting the murder trial of former BART police officer Johannes Mehserle moved -- will now become an even more publicized case reminiscent of Rodney King.

Welcome to HuffPost LA

Willow Bay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Willow Bay

Our goal is to give LA a page of its own, where bloggers can express themselves on the issues that matter to them -- whether they're substantive, sublime, simple or just plain fun.

Charlie Beck Confirmed By LA City Council

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES � The Los Angeles Police Department has a new chief. In a vote Tuesday, the City Council unanimously confirmed Charlie Beck to replac...

LA's New Top Cop Talks

Tina Daunt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Tina Daunt

Charlie Beck, LA's new chief of police, is a cop's cop. Compared to his rock star predecessor, Bill Bratton, whose outsized abilities came with an ego to match, it's a definite change.

LAPD Police Chief: "War On Terror" Jeopardizing Crime Reduction

Financial Times | Edward Luce and Matthew Garrahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The US government is putting dramatic crime reduction gains over the past 15 years in jeopardy by switching too many resources from mainstream policin...