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LAPD officers almost blinded by lasers.

Two LASD deputies shot.

Two Louisville police officers shot.

One of our own assaulted in the Harbor Police Station.

Make no mistake about it, the attacks on law enforcement are real and are...

You’re a racist! That’s what District Attorney George Gascon’s campaign has hurled at our union for airing this commercial aptly named The Con is On with George Gascon...

The leadership of the Oscar Joel Bryant Foundation (OJB) expressed outrage over the cover of the May 2019 LAPPL’s Thin Blue Magazine which depicts bullets flying in South Los Angeles. Well, bullets are flying and what the LAPPL is outraged over is the ever-...

The most recent flawed, skewed and nonsensical Los Angeles Times “analysis” of the LAPD’s Metropolitan Division demonstrates the implicit bias some possess against reporting facts, put in the appropriate context, about Los Angeles police officers and how...

Imagine Los Angeles with nearly 1,000 fewer police officers. Many neighborhoods would go unpatrolled, crimes would not be investigated and 9-1-1 response times would increase. It’s a bleak scenario, but if it weren’t for the swift action of Mayor Garcetti to...

Harrowing video of an LAPD police officer being shot at point-blank range was released this week and nary a word from the ACLU, AB 931 sponsor Assemblymember Weber or any of the anti-cop fringe groups who blather on in front of the Los Angeles Police Commission...

The year 2016 was a deadly and dangerous year for American police officers, yet there were no mass protests or marches or kneeling to bring attention to the tragedies faced by these fallen public servants and their families. The number of American police...

Recently, we denounced the actions and beliefs of Neo-Nazis, white supremacists, anti-Semites and the Ku Klux Klan. There is no place in our country for these hateful individuals and their organizations.

The repugnant rhetoric spewed by these...

In analyzing the lead paragraphs of numerous newspaper stories that covered the lawful shooting of Ezell Ford, it is apparent that exclusion of relevant facts from those lead paragraphs assisted in the creation of an inaccurate narrative of the events leading...

Command staff embraces political correctness, puts officers in harm’s way

When did some LAPD command staff stop being cops, instead becoming politicians worried about their next promotion rather than the safety of those under their command?

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We need your help to prevent a cop killer from walking free. Twice in two years, Voltaire Williams CDC# E17796, the convicted murderer of LAPD Detective Thomas Williams, has been up for parole. Both times, after organized efforts by the Los Angeles Police...

This November you have an opportunity to prevent another public safety disaster. You can vote NO on Proposition 57.

Proposition 57 falsely claims it will improve public safety. That’s simply untrue. Proposition 57 will allow violent convicted felons to...

Run away. If a police officer is confronted by a suspect with a weapon, those entrusted to set policies for the Police Department believe officers should run away. That’s the recent finding from the Los Angeles Police Commission which has turned Monday morning...

LAPPL Directors and Los Angeles Mayoral Candidate Mitchell Schwartz (center)

Today, the Los Angeles Police Protective League Board of Directors met with Mayoral Candidate Mitchell Schwartz to listen to his ideas about reducing crime, increasing the...

There’s no question about it. The death of a 14-year-old, for any reason, is a true tragedy on so many levels. But the early indications in this case are that the 14-year-old fired a handgun at LAPD officers and our officers must always put their safety and the...

Yesterday, the Los Angeles Police Protective League demanded that the multibillionaire owner of the Los Angeles Rams pay his bills for...

The adage goes, “If you find yourself in a hole, stop digging.” It’s wise advice that our governor should heed. This November, Governor Jerry Brown is asking California voters to dig ourselves deeper and deeper into a public safety crisis.

A pair of laws...

Voters have the opportunity to reform California’s death penalty, but it will take your action now. A broad coalition of law enforcement officers, prosecutors, crime victim advocates and community leaders have come together to fix our broken death penalty...

Apparently, Police Commission President Matt Johnson is unfamiliar with the adage “Don’t judge someone until you’ve walked a mile in their shoes.” Mr. Johnson’s misguided proposal to change the Los Angeles Police Department’s Use of Force Policy was...

Some misguided politicians and anti-cop activist groups are pushing a proposed new law, SB 1286, authored by State Senator Mark Leno (D-San Francisco), to strip away the privacy protections from California police officers, sheriffs’ and highway patrolmen, which...

Keeping our communities safe should be our top priority, and that must include the safety of Los Angeles police officers. Convicted cop murderer Raylene Brooks CDC #W40103 is once again up for parole and we need your help to keep this killer behind bars.

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There has been much speculation about the recent NBC4 Investigative story about the Metro Unit that aired this past Friday evening. The...

Convicted murderer Kien Vinh Ly CDCR# E57469, who killed Los Angeles County Marshal Henry Wong on September 2, 1988, is up for parole and we need your help to keep this killer behind bars. The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Board of...

Impartial. Unbiased. Fair. Chief Charlie Beck clearly forgot the meaning of those words. Those words should guide every investigation conducted by a law enforcement agency or a District Attorney’s Office. Whether it’s an investigation of an officer-involved...

The citizens of Los Angeles expect a first-rate law enforcement Department, and to meet those justifiable expectations it is extremely important that the LAPD have up-to-date facilities for our officers. When they come to work, they come to protect the citizens...

The daily work of Los Angeles Police Department officers is among the most challenging and dangerous jobs in the nation. Those who choose to do this hazardous work do so because they feel called to protect their community and have faith that the world-class...

LAPD officers go above and beyond their daily duties to develop relationships with the community and make L.A. neighborhoods better and safer places to live. The inaugural short video in a series that highlights the work of these officers focuses on a new...

Quentin Tarantino says his recent anti-cop rant was misunderstood, but he stands by what he said. And he won’t take back his outrageous and dangerous slur against police officers as “murderers.”

According to the ...

The anti-police rhetoric perpetuated throughout society the past year has often bordered on hysteria. However, film director Quentin Tarantino took it to a new and completely unacceptable level this past weekend.

During an anti-police march in New York,...

We wrote in our previous blog post about the number of mentally ill individuals, many of them homeless, on Los Angeles streets and the impact on LAPD...

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