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Southern California has a long and troubled history when it comes to policing. I explore a continuing disconnect between law enforcement officers and the communities they serve, look at when reforms have worked and where and why tensions remain. I'm always examining whether justice is being served.
Stories by Frank Stoltze
Ex-Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca, 74, will serve three years in federal prison following his conviction in March for obstruction of justice, conspiracy and lying.
The report says insurers reap big profits while assuming very little risk for the $14 billion in bonds issued in the U.S. each year.
Activist Greg Akili claims officers wrongfully arrested him while he exercised his right to free speech by "upsetting and disrupting" a police commission meeting.
Still, more than 20 percent of officers in the West Bureau are not following all rules regarding the cameras, from uploading video to turning them on when required.
The measure on the May 16 L.A. city ballot would allow an LAPD officer accused of major misconduct to ask that his case be heard by an all-civilian panel.
The law school's team had a remarkable four-week run between March and April, securing the release of three wrongly convicted men. We dissect one of the cases.
AirTalk listeners: Call in with your memories of the LA Riots that took place 25 years ago.
L.A. County's inspector general tells the Sheriff's Civilian Oversight Commission that jail inmates appear to be harming themselves more often lately.
For the third time in a month, the Loyola Law School Project for the Innocent has secured the release of a man it argued was wrongfully convicted.
The new policy requires LAPD cops to try a series de-escalation tactics, when possible, to try to avoid shooting people.
In an effort to reduce the number of officer involved shootings, LAPD is expected to roll out new "use-of-force" policies. KPCC's Frank Stoltze joins Take Two
The agreement compels the Sheriff's Department to implement a wide range of reforms. Attorney General Jeff Sessions ordered a review of all such agreements.
A 2015 agreement was designed to reform deputies' behavior after the Justice Department found they had engaged in a pattern of unconstitutional misconduct.
The LA Times reported this week that arrests are way down throughout California.
The move follows a federal investigation of the Sheriff's Department that led to the indictment of numerous deputies and the conviction of former Sheriff Lee Baca.