The unit will reportedly be modeled after a similar division at the LAPD. There are already several agencies dedicated to investigating the NYPD’s use of force.
The officers said they believe they were the intended target.
Henry Solis, a probationary officer with the LAPD, has been missing since a 23-year-old man was killed in Pomona. Federal authorities said video from an El Paso border crossing showed him walking into Mexico.
Los Angeles police have arrested 11 of the male students on suspicion of various sex crimes against two female students at Venice High School. The alleged attacks are believed to have occurred on and off campus.
The mystery over who the man was depended after the French consulate said he had stolen the identity of one of its citizens years ago.
The homeless man shot dead by police in a struggle captured on video Sunday was reaching for an officer’s weapon, the Los Angeles police chief says.
Officers were called to downtown Los Angeles’ Skid Row Sunday morning regarding a possible robbery. The man was identified as a 43-year-old transient. Warning: The video contains violence and language.
The officers shot Brian Beaird more than a dozen times following a high-speed car chase in downtown Los Angeles in 2013.
The man has not been arrested, and Los Angeles police said their investigation is continuing.
Ezell Ford’s autopsy report released after months of delay by the LAPD.
The three men were gunned down in separate locations in the Mid-City area as they attempted to flee, police said.
Los Angeles will be the first large city to use body cameras across its entire police force. The plan was supported by police and civil liberties groups, officials said.
Django Unchained actor Daniele Watts was handcuffed during an encounter with police in September. She said she was harassed by police for kissing her white boyfriend, but witnesses told police the couple was having sex in a car.
Exclusive: The woman, who filed a report with the Los Angeles Police Department on Thursday, told BuzzFeed News Sam Pepper assaulted her last month in Los Angeles.
The victim was approached by four suspects and shot in the temple, Los Angeles Police told BuzzFeed News.
“Just saw the pics and I feel it proves we were NOT having sex,” Watts’ boyfriend, Brian Lucas, told BuzzFeed News. The pictures come a few days after the actress alleged she was handcuffed because of her race and that police assumed she was a prostitute.
The Los Angeles Police Department was on a citywide tactical alert late Monday evening as celebrating Mexican World Cup fans forced ramp closures on the 5 Freeway in Pacoima, Calif. Update: Police declare “a peaceful end to the unlawful assembly.”
Los Angeles police said a 20-year-old accused of tweeting photos of a firearm pointed at streets has been arrested.
Mayor Eric Garcetti was a passenger in an LAPD vehicle that struck a woman Tuesday afternoon.
23-year-old Paul Ciancia allegedly opened fire in an LAX terminal Friday morning, killing one person and injuring several others.
Which costs more: running an American city, or building the most expensive virtual city in video game history?
In 1960, police officers dressed in drag in an effort to apprehend a dangerous purse snatcher.
The bomb squad was dispatched to investigate, just in case.
There have been six celebrity swatting attacks in the last week, and zero arrests. The LAPD and FBI don’t want to talk about it.
“We heard a distinct single gunshot from the house,” law enforcement said during a news conference held Friday evening.
Nancy Dorner, the mother of fired LAPD police officer Chris Dorner, released the following statement Wednesday evening.
Online support for the killer has crept into political subcultures on the right and left — and even on to cable news. “It’s almost like watching Django Unchained in real life, it’s kind of exciting,” says Hill.
After the LAPD reported Dorner’s death, the internet did what it’s best at: Immediately think it was a giant conspiracy.