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L.A. Police Commission Commits to Holding Discussions on Traffic Stop Policies
November 19, 2020
Searches of Black and Hispanic people were less likely to be associated with the recovery of illegal items than searches of White people. ... read more »
Bobby Brown Jr., Son of Bobby Brown, Dies In Encino
November 18, 2020
Bobby Brown Jr., the 28-year-old son of singer Bobby Brown, died today in Encino, police said. ... read more »
RISE With the Rams Brings Together Youth, Pro Athletes, and Police
November 5, 2020
Through the RISE with the Rams program, the Los Angeles Rams has been building bonds between high school students and law enforcement. Last month, the Rams partnered with the Ross Initiative in Sports for Equality (RISE) to host their second session of the season. ... read more »
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L.A. City Council Seeks to Ban Possession of Laser Pointers at Protests
October 29, 2020
People could soon be banned from bringing laser pointers to protests in Los Angeles, after a City Council committee advanced a proposal today that would create a law to prohibit them at large demonstrations. ... read more »
The 15th Annual Taste of Soul Brings Community Food Distribution to Crenshaw
October 22, 2020
The food distribution comes at a critical time as our community struggles with economic downturn during COVID-19 pandemic. ... read more »
Report: Black People Stopped, Arrested Three Times More Than Whites, Latinos
October 9, 2020
   A report released today by USC found that people of color across all Los Angeles County neighborhoods were stopped by police at higher rates than other groups, and that Black people were stopped and arrested three times as often as whites and Latinos. ... read more »
Report: LAPD used facial recognition nearly 30,000 times
September 24, 2020
The Los Angeles Police Department has used facial-recognition software nearly 30,000 times since 2009 even while denying at times that it used the controversial technology at all, the Los Angeles Times reported Monday.  ... read more »
Compton Leaders Add to Reward for Capture of Gunman Who Shot Deputies
September 24, 2020
Compton's City Council is adding $10,000 to a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the man who ambushed and shot two sheriff's deputies at a rail station in the city, officials announced today. ... read more »
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Black Fact of the Day: Tuesday September 22, 2020 – Brought to you by Black 365
September 22, 2020
Black Fact of the Day: Tuesday September 22, 2020 - Brought to you by Black 365 Georgia Hill Robinson, the first woman hired by the LAPD passed away at the age of 82, 1961 Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. Find out more at Black365.com ... read more »
Manhunt for Shooter of Deputies Misidentifies ‘Dark Skinned’ Compton Man as Suspect
September 17, 2020
33-year-old Compton native, Darnell Hicks, had no idea why his phone was blowing up Sunday night.  Like every Sunday, he was working the swing shift as a client aide at a South Centra L.A.  transitional housing program, when all of a sudden, he started receiving back-to-back text messages and social media notifications.  Darnell could hardly believe what he was reading--that he was wanted in the shooting of two Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies as they sat in a patrol SUV at the Compton Willowbrook rail station. ... read more »
L.A. County Board Expected to Fund Body Cameras for Sheriff’s Deputies
September 1, 2020
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is expected to vote today to transfer $25.5 million to the Sheriff's Department to fund the roll-out of body-worn cameras to five stations over the next year. ... read more »
17-Year-Old Charged with Murder for Alleged Killing of Rising Basketball Star
September 1, 2020
A 17-year-old was charged with murder today for allegedly killing a 14-year-old rising basketball star in South Los Angeles. ... read more »
Fighting to Bring Jobs to South LA Residents
August 20, 2020
The age-old adage “A good Job can save a life” rings especially true during the current COVID-19 pandemic. Millions of people across Los Angeles have lost their jobs while thousands of people have lost their lives. COVID-19 continues to threaten the health and economic vitality of South Los Angeles neighborhoods. The need for secure permanent employment is heightened even more as California grapples with mountains of requests for unemployment benefits. ... read more »
LA police video shows protester with hands up shot in head
August 4, 2020
Los Angeles police released body-worn camera footage Friday that shows a protester with his hands up as he is shot in the head with a less-than-lethal round when officers tried to contain demonstrations against police brutality in May. ... read more »
Mayor Garcetti Announces Progress Made under Community Safety Partnership in LAPD; Captain Emada Tingirides Appointed Deputy Chief of CSP Bureau
July 30, 2020
As of July 27, the metrics of COVID-19 are showing a steady plateau; according to the Mayor of Los Angeles, the curve is heading in the right direction. On Monday, the county reported 2,039 new cases. This brings the total diagnosed reports to 176,028. There were 905 of those cases found in the city of L.A.; there were an additional count of 17 deaths. In summary, there are 4,375 fallen Angelenos. ... read more »
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