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The officers were assigned to an elite anti-gang unit. The police department said the injured officer is out of surgery and is expected to survive. A suspect is in custody, the police chief says.Add your comments
In his new book “Handcuffed,” former detective Malcolm Sparrow argues that flaws in the way we understand policing have led to current conflicts between police and the public.
In her new book, “The War on Cops,” journalist Heather Mac Donald challenges many of the dominant narratives surrounding American policing.
A suspect was pronounced dead on the scene in the second of two deputy-involved shootings Thursday morning in Compton, according to the LASD Homicide Bureau.
A spokeswoman for Pulse in Orlando said Tuesday that the benefit will be held Aug. 19 at the NeueHouse Hollywood in Los Angeles.
In the aftermath of the deadly attacks against law enforcement officers in Dallas and Baton Rouge, LAPD Chief Charlie Beck joined AirTalk to discuss tensions running high.
The effort to overturn the state's strict new gun laws could be a longshot — signatures must be gathered for six separate petitions by Sept. 29 to qualify for the November 2018 ballot.
Amid a national debate about police shootings, a fatal shooting in Watts Monday night is drawing criticism and praise of L.A. police in a high-crime neighborhood.
Police say the suspect took off running while officers on patrol were dispersing a group of people hanging out late Monday in the Watts section of the city.
Nearly 200 law enforcement robots and related parts have been transferred to California agencies from the military, including to many smaller police forces.
Adam Dandach, 22, pleaded guilty last year to attempting to provide material support to a terror group and lying on his passport application.
The shooting took place at Club Blu Bar and Grill, which was reportedly holding an all-ages event.
"She remains an unacceptable risk to society if released," Jerry Brown said of Leslie Van Houten, who's serving a life sentence for her part in a 1969 killing spree.
A judge on Friday said lawyers for Marion "Suge" Knight cannot receive additional information about several potential witnesses in the murder case against the one-time rap mogul.
After a spike in the murder rate earlier in the year, the LAPD set up a special operation to police South LA. Those officers will remain at least through summer.
An exploration of the relation between police and the military and how the recent back-to-back attacks on police are impacting those communities.