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The Los Angeles Police Department welcomed back rookie officer Nick Wiltz at the Wilshire division.

He took part in roll call, a routine way for any officer to start their shift. But for Wiltz, hearing his name called was anything but routine.

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A police sergeant was injured after her vehicle was struck intentionally by a domestic violence suspect who then fled the scene in Culver City early Tuesday morning, officials said.

The suspect's silver Cadillac Escalade crashed into the Los Angeles...

The Los Angeles Police Department, roiled more than two decades ago by an infamous video of police brutality, entered a new era Wednesday, publicly releasing police body camera video in what will be a regular process aimed at increasing transparency when...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California voters’ decision to reduce penalties for drug and property crimes in 2014 contributed to a jump in car burglaries, shoplifting and other theft, researchers reported Tuesday.

Larcenies increased about 9 percent by 2016...

MACARTHUR PARK, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- A man suspect of assaulting someone with an axe and then swimming through MacArthur Park Lake to avoid police was taken into custody Monday.

The situation unfolded around 2 p.m., when authorities said a man armed...

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Monday that he had chosen Michel Moore, a 36-year LAPD veteran known for his mastery of subjects including crime statistics and budgets, to be the city’s next police chief.

For Garcetti, who is contemplating a...

Mary L. Pennomon went from being a retired rabbinical secretary to patrolling the streets of her community Thursday as a volunteer with the Los Angeles Police Department.

She’s one of about two dozen volunteers who will drive around in marked vehicles...

Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf is celebrating first responders by launching coffee and tea blends called "Heroes at Heart" in their honor.

The blends will be available from May 21 through July 8 and $1 from each in-store or online sale of the "Heroes at...

A Los Angeles Police Department bomb squad detonated explosives early Thursday morning that were found inside a home in West Hills the night before.

Officers were called to a home on the 7600 block of Royer Avenue, between Lull and Stagg streets, around...

A Los Angeles Police Department officer and another driver were in the hospital following a crash near Koreatown Friday night.

The crash occurred around midnight near Western Avenue and Olympic Boulevard, according to LAPD Olympic Division officials....

A 6-year-old girl is dealing with her first Christmas after her mother was killed in a hit-and-run, and in the spirit of the holiday season, some police officers tried to lessen the family's pain.

Los Angeles Police Department officers streamed into a...

LAPD officers on patrol in the San Fernando Valley. (File photo by John McCoy, Los Angeles Daily News-SCNG)

The Los Angeles Police Department is doing away with around-the-clock front-desk hours, aiming to put more officers into the field to respond to calls.

Starting Friday, Dec. 1, a pair of stations in the San Fernando Valley — Devonshire and West Valley —...

Los Angeles Police Van Nuys Area Commanding Officer Capt. Lillian L. Carranza. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)

A San Fernando Valley Los Angeles police captain Monday publicly detailed what she alleges is the department’s systematic pattern of under-reporting certain crime statistics.

Los Angeles Police Department Capt. Lillian Carranza, assigned to the Van Nuys...

Miguel Guzman holds a replica drone in front of Los Angeles police officers after a group of drone opponents blocked traffic Tuesday in downtown L.A., protesting the L.A. Police Commission's vote to allow the LAPD to test drones during a handful of high-risk tactical situations. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)

After months of often-heated debate, a civilian oversight panel Tuesday signed off on a yearlong test of drones by the Los Angeles Police Department, which will become the largest police department in the nation to deploy the controversial technology.

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An off-duty Los Angeles police officer, Mitchell Tosti, rushed in to save a cancer patient in the mass shooting in Las Vegas. <em>(Screenshot from video.)</em>

As chaos unfolded during the mass shooting in Las Vegas, Cassidy Huff was completely exhausted. Coming off of chemotherapy for cancer, she simply could not run anymore as she tried to flee gunfire.

The 20-year-old collapsed behind a car. That's when...

Several police officers from California and Las Vegas were among those injured in a deadly shooting Sunday night, Above, officers and others seek cover among the gunfire. <em>((David Becker / Getty Images))</em>

Multiple police officers, both on and off duty, were among those killed or injured after a gunman opened fire Sunday night at a country music festival opposite the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip, officials said.

One off-duty...

Three LAPD officers are being honored by the city of Los Angeles for their efforts to save a motorcyclist who was engulfed in flames during a hit-and-run crash, and later died. Kathy Vara reports live for NBC4 News at 4 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 1, 2017.

Three Los Angeles police officers will be honored by the city after risking their lives in an attempt to save a motorcyclist who was engulfed in flames after a hit-and-run crash.

The rider, a man in his 20's, was struck by a hit-and-run driver just off...

BPD said the two officers are in stable condition and the suspect has died. (Screen grab image from news video.)

Two Bakersfield police officers were shot and a suspect was killed late Wednesday when the officers responded to a report of a man with gun, authorities said.

Authorities received the call about 9:18 p.m. from a home in the 600 block of Pacheco Road,...

San Bernardino Police Officer Gabe Garcia, left, shakes hands with Chief Jarrod Burguan during a retirement ceremony for Garcia on Thursday, Aug.24, 2017 at the San Bernardino Police Station in San Bernardino, Calif. Garcia, who was shot in the head on Aug. 22, 2014, has made great strides in his recovery but still suffers some paralysis on his right side. (Micah Escamilla/Los Angeles Daily News via AP)

A San Bernardino police officer who survived being shot in the head three years ago has retired at age 34.

About 200 people gathered Thursday to mark the retirement of Officer Gabe Garcia, who has journeyed from a coma to being able to walk and speak but...

Anthem has recently announced that it is ending its Covered California coverage in most areas of California. Covered California is the marketplace for individual coverage as required under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Anthem is not ending coverage for group...

Officers search for a suspect after a shooting in Dobbins, Calif., Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Sophia Bollag)

UPDATE 4:59 p.m. (PST): 08/01/2017

Yuba County Sheriff Steven Durfor says the suspect in the shooting of two California deputies was found dead inside a home.

Durfor says it appears the suspect was killed when the deputies returned...

National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live. National Night Out enhances the relationship between neighbors and...

LAPD officers patrol skid row downtown. (Jabin Botsford / Los Angeles Times)

Los Angeles’ police union has thrown its support behind a national push for federal funding and other resources to help officers better prepare for interactions with people who are mentally ill.

The L.A. Police Protective League is one of more than a...

Numbers mark a crime scene near the site where a police officer was fatally shot in the Bronx section of New York, Wednesday, July 5, 2017. Police said other officers shot and killed the suspect after he drew a revolver on them. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

A police officer was shot to death early Wednesday, ambushed inside a command post RV by an ex-convict who had ranted online about his treatment in prison and about police getting away with killing people, authorities said. The gunman was killed by officers...

An LAPD officer and a suspect were wounded during a shooting in El Segundo. The shooting took place near Aviation and El Segundo boulevards during a multi-agency task force stakeout of a homicide suspect, said Tony Im, a spokesman for the Los Angeles Police Department.

A homicide suspect who exchanged shots with Los Angeles police during a running gun battle in El Segundo on Thursday filmed at least part of the encounter on a cellphone while he ran from officers, according to a source familiar with the investigation.

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Metro SWAT team members walking parking lot behind 100 Oaks

An inmate was fatally shot after attacking a deputy during transport.

According to The Tennessean, two deputies were transporting the inmate to an outpatient clinic Wednesday when the inmate grabbed an officer’s gun and shot him. The deputy was...

Screenshot from video report.

The Los Angeles Police Department has named its first female Asian-American to become a supervisor pilot in the air support division Thursday.

Sgt. Janet Kim accepted the promotion during her command pilot wings ceremony. It was a particularly momentous...

A Tennessee Bureau of Investigation photo shows the arrest of Georgia fugitives Donnie Rowe (top) and Ricky Dubose in Christiana, Tenn. The escaped inmates were captured Thursday in Tennessee after holding an elderly couple captive and leading police on a chase by car and foot, authorities said.

An intense three-day manhunt that began Tuesday morning in Putnam County, Ga., ended Thursday in rural Christiana, Tenn., which is about 50 miles southeast of Nashville.

The saga began with what could have been a scene out of a movie: 33 inmates were...

Michael Christopher Mejia, accused killer of Whittier Police Officer Keith Boyer, is present in Norwalk Superior Court June 12, 2017 where his preliminary hearing was continued. He is pictured with his court-appointed attorney Paul Cohen at the Norwalk, Calif. courthouse. <em>(Photo by Leo Jarzomb, SGV Tribune/ SCNG)</em>

A preliminary hearing for the man police suspect of shooting a Whittier police officer to death in February was continued Monday.

Michael Christopher Mejia appeared in Norwalk Superior Court wearing an orange jumpsuit, as Judge Raul A. Sahagun granted...

A woman walks by as a police officer adjusts a sign in the London Bridge area of London, Sunday, June 4, 2017. Police specialists collected evidence in the heart of London after a series of attacks described as terrorism killed several people and injured more than 40 others. <i>(AP Photo/Frank Augstein)</i>

Los Angeles police and L.A. County sheriff’s officials are remaining vigilant in light of this weekend’s terror attacks in London but said Sunday that there are no known credible threats at this time.

“Right now, we’re making sure officers are more...

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