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Ezell Ford Protesters Gather Outside LA Mayor's Home, Call For Firing Of LAPD Chief

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 06.09.2015 | Politics

LOS ANGELES -- A group of demonstrators gathered outside of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's home on Monday, calling for the mayor to immediately fir...

Los Angeles To Pay $8 Million To Man Wrongly Convicted Of Murder

AP | Posted 04.12.2015 | Crime

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The city of Los Angeles agreed to pay $8 million to a man who spent 17 years in prison for a murder he didn't commit. The settle...

Matt Ferner

No Charges For Cops Who Shot Unarmed Man To Death On Live Television

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 02.24.2015 | Politics

No charges will be filed against three Los Angeles police officers who fatally shot an unarmed, mentally ill man on live television following a high-s...

Support Your Local Police, Or Else

Brian Rooney | Posted 03.07.2015 | Politics
Brian Rooney

The people who carry guns and wear uniforms in the name of public service have to respect and obey civilians and civilian authority or else they are an occupying army. And that's what everyone demonstrating in the streets of America is complaining about.

Second Suspect In Los Angeles Police Patrol Car Shooting Arrested

AP | Posted 01.01.2015 | Crime

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A second suspect was arrested Wednesday after a weekend shooting in which Los Angeles police officers came under fire. James Bro...

2 Men Open Fire On Los Angeles Police Patrol Car

AP | TAMI ABDOLLAH | Posted 02.28.2015 | Crime

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two men opened fire on a police car patrolling a tough part of Los Angeles, but the two officers inside were not injured and one ...

Los Angeles Police Officer Kills Man Holding Pocket Knife

Benjamin Hart | Posted 12.06.2014 | Crime

LAPD officers killed a man who they say approached them with a pocket knife on Friday night in a tourist-heavy part of Hollywood, according to local r...

LA To Settle Brian Beaird Police-death Lawsuit

AP | Posted 10.20.2014 | Crime

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles City Council voted Wednesday to pay $5 million to the family of an unarmed, disabled man who was killed by police...

Matt Ferner

LAPD Delays Release Of Ezell Ford Autopsy

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 08.20.2014 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Police Department has delayed the release of a pending autopsy report for Ezell Ford, the 25-year-old unarmed black man...

Matt Ferner

WITNESS: LAPD Shouted 'Shoot Him' Before Killing Unarmed, Mentally Ill Black Man

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 08.14.2014 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES -- An eyewitness to the killing of Ezell Ford told The Huffington Post on Wednesday that he heard an officer with the Los Angeles Police D...

LAPD Officer Deon Joseph on Public Feedings in Skid Row

Mark Horvath | Posted 04.06.2014 | Impact
Mark Horvath

No community should ever get to the point where public feeding has to be regulated, and if it does, it our fault as Christians that it got that far.

Is L.A.'s Future More Secure With 10,000 Cops?

Rick J. Caruso | Posted 07.05.2013 | Los Angeles
Rick J. Caruso

Great cities face their challenges head-on and invent new paths towards the future. There are at least 10,000 reasons for Los Angeles to do the same.

LAPD Officer Wins $1.2M After Enduring Shocking Racial Harassment

Posted 03.27.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES - A black LA police officer was awarded $1.2 million by a jury Tuesday for being the target of vulgar racial harassment by a white supervi...

Cops Use Technology To Predict Crimes Before They Happen

AP | GREG RISLING | Posted 07.01.2012 | Crime

LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles police are aiming to beat suspects to the scene of a crime by using computers to predict where trouble might occur. The Lo...

L.A. Freeway Pursuit Ends In Gunfire, Suspect Killed

AP | JEFF WILSON | Posted 06.11.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles police say a motorist shot to death after a wild auto chase had called 911 during the pursuit, claimed he had a gun an...

No Charges For 'The Game' After Tweet Prank

AP | Posted 10.17.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- The Game will not face criminal charges after a tweet from the rapper's account incited a telephone flash mob that jammed the emergency...

Study: More LA Police Commit Suicide Than Die In Line Of Duty

LA Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Police officers in Los Angeles are more likely to take their own life than be killed by a criminal, according to a report presented today to the Polic...