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LOS ANGELES -- A drop in crime and a commitment to adding police officers puts Los Angeles in a good position to compete for $4 billion in public safety funds from the federal economic stimulus package, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said Thursday.

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The union that represents Los Angeles police officers weighed in today on the controversy over a photo posted on a celebrity gossip website purporting to show the bruised and bloody face of pop star Rihanna.

The Los Angeles Police Department opened an...

First, there was a City Council motion. Then a civil lawsuit. Now, the Los Angeles Police Protective League has taken to the airwaves to knock LAPD management for telling officers not...

Judge Reassigned After Clash Over Officer's Photo

Philadelphia police officers are outraged at a judge who dishonored and degraded the memory of Officer John Pawlowski who was murdered in the line of duty last Friday evening.

A photo of Officer...

The charge is for violating the confidentiality

Carlos Avilés | 2009-02-20 | La Opinión

A formal complaint, which could become a civil lawsuit, was filed yesterday against the Department Los Angeles Police (LAPD) and the Police...

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles police union says it has filed a claim for damages against the Police Department and the city Police Commission because a confidential report on police misconduct that included names of hundreds of officers was mistakenly posted...

The Associated Press - The Los Angeles police union filed a lawsuit Wednesday claiming the Police Department ignored its own policy and state employment safety laws when officers were told not to wear helmets while on duty at a protest rally.

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It's been rejected several times over the last two decades, but the Los Angeles Police Protective League again is vigorously lobbying city officials to honor fallen officers with police "purple heart" medals.

Purple hearts have been a military tradition...

Daily News Editorial

Los Angeles police chief expects no rise in crime in 2009. Conventional wisdom has it that when the economy heads south, crime rates head north.

It seems like common sense as well. When times are desperate, people are more apt...

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A proposal to award a medal similar to the military Purple Heart to Los Angeles police officers injured or killed in the line of duty picked up support today from the union that represents rank-and-file members of the LAPD.

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Re "A case for LAPD openness," editorial, Feb. 10

Hopefully, the arms of Times editors aren't sore after their vigorous back-patting for the paper's "conscientious discernment" in not publishing a report that was negligently released by the Los Angeles...


Lisa Simmons, the wife of slain SWAT Officer Randal Simmons, holds back the...

Deputies seekinfo on shot LAPD officer

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By Jack Dunphy

In two posts from early last year (here and...

By Jessica Van Sack / The Beat

It was back in September that Joe Biden publicly thanked a prominent local...


Fundraiser for Sgt. Curt Massey Family at CPK


5 Participating California Pizza Kitchen...

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The city of Los Angeles would be able to offer rewards for information in cases where an off-duty LAPD officer was assaulted or killed outside the city limits under a motion introduced today.

The city charter currently allows the Los...

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Police today sought the public's help in finding two teenage boys involved in the shooting of an off-duty Los Angeles police officer in front of his home.

Officer Anthony Razo, 49, who is assigned to the Hollenbeck Station, was...


A sheriff's deputy checks the trunk of a car leaving the area where an off-duty LAPD...

LOS ANGELES (KNBC-TV) - The union that represents Los Angeles police officers filed a class action grievance against the police department today claiming commanders violated policy when they told officers not to wear helmets at a pro-Palestinian rally.

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The union representing LAPD officers today filed a formal grievance over how commanders handled a recent pro-Palestinian demonstration. The union argues commanders jeopardized officer safety by not allowing them to wear helmets. As KPCC's Frank Stoltze reports...

The union representing rank and file Los Angeles Police Officers filed a labor grievance Friday demanding that officers be required to war safety equipment while trying to control crowds in street marches and other gatherings.

The grievance, filed with...

LOS ANGELES-The Los Angeles police officers' union has filed a class-action grievance against the department for ignoring officer safety during a rally that turned violent.

The Los Angeles Police Protective League, which represents the department's 9,800...

Four LAPD officers contended that they were falsely arrested during corruption scandal.

The Los Angeles City Council approved a $20.5-million settlement Wednesday to bring to a close lawsuits brought by four Los Angeles Police officers...

Los Angeles Cops Use the Web to Track Child Predators
High Tech Child Porn & the LAPD Squad Who Tracks It
Child Porn offenders are utilizing high tech tools to lure victims, and LAPD's elite unite is tracking suspects down

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LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The president of the union representing Los Angeles Police Department officers today announced his opposition to paroling an inmate who solicited the killer of an LAPD detective.

'It is crucial to the security of the state of...

In a post from January 14, I wrote about LAPD officers being ordered not to wear their helmets and face shields while facing pro-Palestinian demonstrators at the Federal Building in West Los Angeles. The wearing of helmets, the officers were told, might...

Los Angeles City Councilman Dennis Zine is seeking a full accounting of a Jan. 10 incident in which an LAPD officer not wearing his riot helmet was hit in the head with the wooden end of a sign during a protest over the Israeli invasion of Gaza.

The...

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