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...
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...
LAPPL Blog Update: Lead paragraphs in newspaper stories led to the inaccurate narrative surrounding the lawful shooting of Ezell Ford
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...
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...