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...
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...
LAPD becomes nation's largest police department to test drones after oversight panel signs off on controversial program
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...
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....