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Los Angeles Times 11:28 AM | March 16, 2009

Two Minnesota legislators introduced a resolution today asking California to keep ex-Symbionese Liberation Army member and fugitive Sara Jane Olson from serving supervised parole in their state.

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Sara Jane Olson's Return to Minnesota Opposed

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The St. Paul Police Federation is fighting Sara Jane...

The St. Paul Police Federation is fighting Sara Jane Olson's efforts to return to St. Paul after she's paroled Tuesday.

The union wrote to California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Wednesday to oppose her return, saying she committed her crimes in...

LOS ANGELES - Monday, March 9, 2009 - Assemblymember Curren Price today announced the Los Angeles Police Protective League (LAPPL) has endorsed his special election campaign for the 26th Senate District.

Assemblymember Price said, "I am gratified and...

ST. PAUL, Minn. - A spokesman for Gov. Tim Pawlenty says the state is required to let former 1970s radical and longtime fugitive Sara Jane Olson serve her three-year parole in Minnesota.

Spokesman Brian McClung says Pawlenty doesn't have the authority...

The LAPD sent Deputy Chief Kenneth Garner on to glory in style Monday and Bishop Noel Jones preached him right through the pearly gates during one of the finest funerals I've attended in some time. And Garner, one of the city's exemplary human beings, deserved...

Police union wants Sara Jane Olson to serve parole in California. L.A. Police Protective League says the ex-SLA member, imprisoned for trying to kill two officers, will be better monitored here than in Minnesota, near family. Her release is expected this...


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Kenneth Garner, a deputy chief of the Los Angeles Police Department who earned praise for his work toward better understanding between the...

(AP) -- The Los Angeles Police Department is bigger than ever, but so far that hasn't translated into more officers on the streets, police Chief William Bratton said Thursday.The department has added about 700 officers since Bratton became chief in 2002, and...

Former Symbionese Liberation Army member Kathleen Soliah was released from state prison in March 2008, only to be re-arrested and told...

A civilian official of the New York City Police Department's pension fund has been charged with taking computer data that could be used to steal the identities of 80,000 current and retired cops, sources said.

Anthony Bonelli allegedly got into a secret...

Los Angeles' city budget shortfall may soar to $1 billion within two years, forcing it to cut services and trim jobs as the recession deepens, officials told the City Council on Wednesday.

Interim City Administrative Officer Ray Ciranna predicted the...

Sixteen Los Angeles police officers have been chosen to receive the department's Medal of Valor for bravery in the line of duty.

The civilian board that oversees the LAPD voted unanimously Tuesday to approve the department's selection of the officers,...

A plan to hire an independent person to oversee the Los Angeles Fire Department was approved by voters, but a measure to attract and retain businesses was rejected Tuesday.

Measure A will allow the Los Angeles Board of Fire Commissioners to hire an...

Police Chief William Bratton said Tuesday he will ask the federal government to allocate billions more from the economic stimulus package to law enforcement agencies across the country to combat a potential rise in crime triggered by the worsening economy....

City officials say the Los Angeles Police Department has expanded to 9,895 officers, its largest number ever. That's 43 more officers than the previous high mark recorded in June 1998.

The size of the police force has been a long-running concern in the...

The Los Angeles Police Department now has more officers than at any other time in its history with 9,895 sworn personnel, a figure that includes those still going through the Police Academy, Chief William Bratton announced today.

A class of 65 recruits...

With the city's crime rate pushed to historic lows, the Los Angeles Police Department reached another milestone on Monday - employing a record 9,895 officers, the most in its history.

The 63 recruits who started training at the Police Academy in Elysian...

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LAPPL ISSUES STATEMENT ON DEATH OF
LAPD DEPUTY CHIEF KENNETH GARNER


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Los Angeles could face nearly a $1-billion shortfall by 2010 because of a mammoth bailout needed for the city's employee pension funds, which have seen investments tank in the spiraling national recession, according to a city...

A federal appeals court has rejected a bid by the union representing rank-and-file Los Angeles police officers to block strict financial disclosure requirements for hundreds of specialized officers.

The unanimous ruling by a panel of judges from the U.S...

A federal appeals court decision on Friday will allow the Los Angeles Police Department to enforce a rule aimed at curbing corruption among narcotics and anti-gang police officers by enforcing them to disclose personal financial information.

The 9th U.S...

Anti-gang and narcotics officers with the Los Angeles Police Department will be required to disclose their personal finances under a policy intended to root out corruption, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled today.

The financial disclosure...

Former Assemblywoman Nell Soto, who represented the 61st District that includes Pomona and stretches into San Bernardino County, died today at age 82, according to Assembly Speaker Karen Bass.

Assemblywoman Soto, who was first elected to the Assembly in...

Follow two Los Angeles Police Department reserve officers who are volunteering despite the tough economy.

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Police will release a recording of a phone call in an attempt to catch a man preying on South L.A. prostitutes.

By Joel Rubin

In the more than two decades since Los Angeles police detectives began the search for a serial killer stalking young...

LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Police Department announced the breakup of what it describes as a major dog-fighting operation in a news conference Monday afternoon.

The LAPD's Animal Cruelty Task Force (ACTF) has rescued 17 dogs and made two arrests in...

For the March 3 ballot, The Times supports Charter Amendments A, C and D, but opposes E.

Los Angeles Times Editorial

A decade after Los Angeles voters adopted a new City Charter on the promise that an updated, streamlined and...

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