Los Angeles will purchase 7,000 cameras for police officers to wear while on patrol, making the city a laboratory in the use of devices that bring the promise of more transparent policing but also concerns about civilian privacy.
Los Angeles County sheriff’s officials said Thursday that detectives believe they know “how and why” Fox movie executive Gavin Smith was killed, saying the discovery of his remains brought them closer to an arrest in the case.
In 2012, the #LAPD had a fingerprint backlog of 2,200 cases. Today it stands at 5,455. Officials blame a budget-related staffing shortage, and say it's not going to get better until the 96-person unit is full. Our story:
Los Angeles police officials said Tuesday that the number of cases with unanalyzed fingerprint evidence has more than doubled in the last two years, hampering efforts to solve thousands of burglaries, thefts and other property crimes.
A South Los Angeles man who was killed in a police shooting in August was shot in the back at close range during what LAPD Chief Charlie Beck described Monday as a violent struggle over an officer's gun.
From Friday: #LAPD officials are reviewing the use of helicopters at non-department events after we learned one flew to a PTA fundraiser at a La Canada-Flintridge school. Last year, one flew to a private O.C. school for a Hanukkah celebration. Our story:
The Los Angeles Police Department helicopter climbed over a ridge of homes surrounding the La Cañada Flintridge Country Club's golf course and dipped down over a fairway, its blades churning as it hovered above the grass.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has launched an investigation into "7th Heaven" actor ; Stephen Collins for allegedly exposing himself to a minor about three decades ago, officials said, adding to existing sexual-abuse police inquires in L.A. ;and New York.