LAPD Chief Michel Moore wears his 150th anniversary badge during the unveiling at police headquarters. About 2,000 officers will wear a nearly identical badge of those worn by officers in 1869. (Al Seib/Los Angeles Times)
The Los Angeles Police Department is going back to 1869 to celebrate its 150th anniversary. On Wednesday, Police Chief Michel Moore unveiled a commemorative badge that several thousand officers will wear during the final three months of...
Two Los Angeles police officers were injured Monday night when their cruiser struck a fire hydrant and flipped over in South Los Angeles. The crash occurred just before 8 p.m. in the 6000 block of South Vermont Avenue, near the...
Officers negotiated with a suspect who was barricaded inside of a Mid City home Wednesday evening, eventually taking him into custody. The barricade began around 5:15 p.m. in the 2100 block of Orange Drive after Los Angeles police officers...
The case Martin vs. City of Boise prevents cities from punishing people for sleeping on the street if there aren’t enough shelter beds. L.A. County will challenge the ruling. (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)
The Board of Supervisors has decided to throw its political weight behind an effort to overturn a court decision that has allowed homeless people to bed down overnight on sidewalks across California and the West. On Tuesday, the...