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Former LA County Sheriff's Deputy Arrested On Child Porn Charges

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 08.21.2014 | Crime

A former LA County sheriff's deputy, who has been under investigation since April, was arrested Wednesday on charges of distributing child pornography...

Matt Ferner

Attorney On Ezell Ford Killing: 'This Is In Fact An Execution'

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 08.21.2014 | Politics

LOS ANGELES -- The lawyer for the family of Ezell Ford, the 25-year-old unarmed black man with mental illness who was fatally shot by a police officer...

The LAPD and Modern Policing

Robert Slayton | Posted 08.20.2014 | Crime
Robert Slayton

There has been a lot of concern recently over the militarization of police forces. It started with the LAPD.

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...

Joe Satran

Ezell Ford's Parents Mourn 'Free-Spirited' 25-Year-Old Shot By LAPD

HuffingtonPost.com | Joe Satran | Posted 08.17.2014 | Black Voices

For the world outside the South LA neighborhood of Florence, Ezell Ford is a symbol. The 25-year-old's fatal shooting by two LAPD officers Monday nigh...

Ryan Grim

Police Beat And Killed ANOTHER Man

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 08.15.2014 | Politics

Los Angeles Police Department officers allegedly beat a man to death little more than a week before their fatal shooting of Ezell Ford, KTLA is report...

Joe Satran

South LA Demands Justice For Police Shooting Of Ezell Ford

HuffingtonPost.com | Joe Satran | Posted 08.15.2014 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES -- Civil rights leaders met with Los Angeles Police Department officials Thursday to press the department to swiftly and openly investigat...

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 Shoots, Kills Black Man During 'Investigative Stop'

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 08.13.2014 | Black Voices

The Los Angeles Police Department shot and killed a black man in South L.A. on Monday. Police conducted an "investigative stop" in the Newton area ...

Lying to Legislate

Marcus Landsberg | Posted 07.18.2014 | Hawaii
Marcus Landsberg

Honolulu City Council's Bill 44 includes for its foundation: "Sitting or lying down on the sidewalk is not the intended or customary use of public sidewalks." You don't need to be in Hawaii three weeks to know that's not true.

A Talk With Michael Connelly

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 07.15.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Michael Connelly's books have been translated into 36 languages and have won many awards. His best known crime fiction series features LAPD Detective Harry Bosch.

A New Yorker's Ode to Los Angeles

Cody Lyon | Posted 08.13.2014 | New York
Cody Lyon

I remember the first time I went to Los Angeles. It was sometime in the early 1990s. As we descended into LAX on the flight from New York that morning, my friend told me to look out the window.

Police Department Sued After Deadly Shooting

AP | TAMI ABDOLLAH | Posted 05.16.2014 | Crime

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A father who saw his unarmed son fatally shot by Los Angeles police on live television filed a $20 million wrongful death lawsuit...

Los Angeles Latino-Influenced Art Is the Focus of a Documentary and Museum Show

Lisa Derrick | Posted 07.01.2014 | Latino Voices
Lisa Derrick

Los Angeles: A city of glaring contrasts and contradictions -- multi-million dollar homes and abject poverty. It has libertine lifestyles and harsh, s...

Ex-LAPD Cop's Rampage Exposed Flaws

AP | GILLIAN FLACCUS | Posted 07.05.2014 | Crime

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Communication and coordination problems between at least a half dozen regional law enforcement agencies impeded efforts to stop c...

Buddhist-Wiccan Police Officer Sues LAPD For Harassment

woodlandhills.patch.com | Posted 04.03.2014 | Religion

A female Los Angeles police officer who says she found a "Blues Brothers" movie poster placed near her desk that read, "We're on a Mission from God" i...

The LAPD Just Got A Lamborghini Cop Car

AP | Posted 03.18.2014 | Weird News

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Police Department is getting a Lamborghini. But don't expect to see the exotic Italian sports car — decked out...

Cop Killed In Traffic Crash, 2 Others Injured

AP | Posted 03.07.2014 | Crime

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — A veteran Los Angeles police officer was killed and his rookie partner was critically injured Friday when their patrol ...

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.

Will De Blasio's Big Gamble Pay Off?

Norm Stamper | Posted 03.06.2014 | Politics
Norm Stamper

New York's new mayor made clear from the beginning that he would put an end to NYPD's aggressive "stop and frisk" policies. So, what does he do? He turns around and appoints a police commissioner who, under Rudy Giuliani, ushered in that very same stop and frisk mentality.

Half Of Police Officers Don't Wear Seat Belts, Study Says

AP | TAMI ABDOLLAH | Posted 12.11.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (AP) — If you've ever been pulled over by a police officer for not wearing a seat belt, there's a decent chance the officer also wasn't ...

Officials: TSA Officer Bled For 33 Minutes As Help Stood By

AP | TAMI ABDOLLAH | Posted 11.15.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles Police Department official says an internal investigation will be done into an allegation that an LAPD officer dela...

LAPD Is About To Get Way Cooler

AP | TAMI ABDOLLAH | Posted 10.09.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck made a surprising entrance at the Los Angeles Police Museum last month when ...

The Difference Between A Good & A Great Police Officer

Los Angeles Daily News | Kelly Goff | Posted 10.10.2013 | Los Angeles

Mayor Eric Garcetti spoke to a graduating class of the Los Angeles Police Academy Friday morning in Elysian Valley for the first time since taking off...

Students' Fake Robbery Gets Real

AP | GREG RISLING | Posted 10.03.2013 | College

LOS ANGELES — College filmmakers were using fake guns to shoot a robbery scene at a suburban Los Angeles coffee shop when the movie took a scary...