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Finally, LAPD Will Make Bodycam and Dashcam Videos Public Finally, LAPD Will Make Bodycam and Dashcam Videos Public

The Los Angeles Police Department is one step closer to being more transparent with the citizens it is tasked to protect and serve. After years of refusing to do so, the department will adopt a policy that requires the release of bodycam and dashcam footage to the public.

Cops Get Away With Everything Cops Get Away With Everything

Speaking of cops who escalate things for no reason, remember the story of the off-duty Los Angeles police officer living in Anaheim, Calif., who pulled out his gun and fired it during a scuffle with a 13-year-old boy last year?

LAPD Releases Video of Cops Shooting Unarmed Homeless Man After Keeping It Secret for Years LAPD Releases Video of Cops Shooting Unarmed Homeless Man After Keeping It Secret for Years

On Sunday, March 15, 2015, officers from the Los Angeles Police Department pulled a homeless man from his tent in a section of Los Angeles known as Skid Row. What happened next is still up for debate.

Murder Conviction Overturned After Court Determines Teen Was Coerced by LAPD Murder Conviction Overturned After Court Determines Teen Was Coerced by LAPD

A teenager’s murder conviction was overturned Friday by a federal appeals court, which ruled that the Los Angeles Police Department violated the teen’s rights by denying his request for a lawyer and forcing him into a confession.

Black Lives Matter Activist Files $4,000,000 Lawsuit Against City of Los Angeles and LAPD Black Lives Matter Activist Files $4,000,000 Lawsuit Against City of Los Angeles and LAPD

Black Lives Matter activist Greg Akili filed a $4 million federal civil rights lawsuit against the city of Los Angeles and the Los Angeles Police Department Tuesday, claiming that he was wrongfully arrested during a contentious meeting of the Los Angeles Police Commission last year.

LAPD Officer at Center of Controversial Shooting of Unarmed Man Now Facing Domestic Violence Charges LAPD Officer at Center of Controversial Shooting of Unarmed Man Now Facing Domestic Violence Charges

The Los Angeles police officer at the center of the fatal shooting of an unarmed man in Venice Beach, Calif., two years ago is now facing charges that he committed domestic violence against two women in California’s Orange County.

Burn Motherf*cker,
Burn!: Sacha Jenkins Digs Deep to Find the Root Causes of the L.A. Riots Burn Motherf*cker, Burn!: Sacha Jenkins Digs Deep to Find the Root Causes of the L.A. Riots

In 1992, Los Angeles erupted in violent opposition to the not guilty verdict for four police officers captured on video brutally beating Rodney King within an inch of his life. Twenty-five years later, there is no shortage of documentaries examining the Los Angeles riots.

Los Angeles Police Commission Votes to Require Cops to Try De-Escalation Before Firing Guns Los Angeles Police Commission Votes to Require Cops to Try De-Escalation Before Firing Guns

The Los Angeles Police Commission voted on a policy Tuesday that would require all LAPD officers to try to defuse situations whenever possible before firing their guns, with the specific aim of decreasing the number of officer-involved shootings.

L.A. City Council Agrees to $2,000,000 Settlement With Family of Man LAPD Shot and Killed in His Driveway L.A. City Council Agrees to $2,000,000 Settlement With Family of Man LAPD Shot and Killed in His Driveway

The Los Angeles City Council Wednesday approved a $2 million settlement with the family of a man who was shot and killed by police in his driveway after his family called for help because he was exhibiting suicidal behavior.

Civil Lawsuit Filed Against Off-Duty LAPD Cop Who Fired Gun During Confrontation With Teens Civil Lawsuit Filed Against Off-Duty LAPD Cop Who Fired Gun During Confrontation With Teens

A civil lawsuit has been filed against an off-duty Los Angeles police officer who discharged his weapon during a filmed confrontation with a bunch of school children, prompting protests.

L.A. District Attorney Again Declines to Press Charges Against Officer Who Fatally Shot Unarmed Man L.A. District Attorney Again Declines to Press Charges Against Officer Who Fatally Shot Unarmed Man

The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office has once again decided not to pursue charges against a Los Angeles police officer who fatally shot an unarmed man after a car chase in March 2015, even though the city’s Police Commission determined that the shooting was unjustified.

LAPD Names Off-Duty Cop Seen on Video Firing Gun During Fight With Teens LAPD Names Off-Duty Cop Seen on Video Firing Gun During Fight With Teens

The Los Angeles Police Department has released the name of the off-duty police officer who was caught on video last week firing his gun while involved in an altercation with teenagers in Anaheim, Calif.

Los Angeles Officials Urge ICE Agents to Stop Identifying Themselves as Police Los Angeles Officials Urge ICE Agents to Stop Identifying Themselves as Police

Immigration officers have been identifying themselves as “police” when searching for people living in the country illegally, and top elected officials in Los Angeles are urging federal authorities to bring that practice to a stop.

Cellphone Video Captures Off-Duty LAPD Cop Firing Weapon During Confrontation With 13-Year-Old Boy Cellphone Video Captures Off-Duty LAPD Cop Firing Weapon During Confrontation With 13-Year-Old Boy

An off-duty Los Angeles police officer has been captured on cellphone video discharging his gun during a physical altercation with a 13-year-old boy.

L.A. City Council Approves $1,500,000 Settlement in Police Killing of Ezell Ford L.A. City Council Approves $1,500,000 Settlement in Police Killing of Ezell Ford

Just two weeks after Los Angeles District Attorney Jackie Lacey declined to press charges against the two Los Angeles police officers responsible for shooting and killing Ezell Ford, the Los Angeles City Council has agreed to pay $1.5 million to settle a lawsuit filed by Ford’s family.

LAPD Officers Who Shot and Killed Ezell Ford Will Not Face Charges LAPD Officers Who Shot and Killed Ezell Ford Will Not Face Charges

The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday that it will not be filing charges against the two police officers involved in the 2014 shooting death of Ezell Ford.

Los Angeles Police Officer Convicted of Sending ‘Harmful’ Texts to Teen Los Angeles Police Officer Convicted of Sending ‘Harmful’ Texts to Teen

A Los Angeles police officer was convicted Tuesday of distributing “harmful matter” to a teenage girl he worked with through a Los Angeles Police Department youth program, authorities said.

LAPD Working to Identify 35 More Possible ‘Grim Sleeper’ Victims LAPD Working to Identify 35 More Possible ‘Grim Sleeper’ Victims

The Los Angeles Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying 35 women who may have been killed by “Grim Sleeper” serial killer Lonnie Franklin, who earlier this year was sentenced to death for 10 murders in the South Los Angeles area. He reportedly got his nickname because he appeared to have taken…

Alleged Gunman Shot and Wounded by Los Angeles Police at Reported ‘Gang Party’ Alleged Gunman Shot and Wounded by Los Angeles Police at Reported ‘Gang Party’

Los Angeles police officers shot and wounded a gunman who allegedly opened fire on them at a reported gang party in South Los Angeles on Sunday, police said.

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