Continuing his meet-and-greets around the city, new LAPD Chief Michel Moore stopped by the L.A. Sentinel on June 19 and heard about the pressing policing concerns from South Los Angeles African American community representatives. ... read more »
The incident, which occurred on West 25th Street in San Pedro on Jan. 30, was shown by Buscaino on a large screen inside the council chamber and also posted to his YouTube and Facebook accounts. The councilman said the man was a "clear 5150 patient'' -- the term refers to an involuntary psychiatric hold -- and that the incident occurred a few blocks over the border from Rancho Palos Verdes, which is patrolled by the LASD. ... read more »
Although the African American community appreciated her efforts, the same couldn't be said for the LAPD which labeled Patrisse a terrorist and fabricated a flimsy excuse to conduct a SWAT team raid of her apartment. All of the above is revisited in riveting fashion in When They Call You a Terrorist, a fascinating combination autobiography and blow-by-blow account of the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement. ... read more »
The career path of Ann E. Young has come full circle. Starting out as a teacher for six years, she switched to law enforcement for 35 years and then returned to education instructing college students.
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On Tuesday, April 10, LAPD officers responded to reports of knife-wielding suspect at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza. Officers responded around 5:45 p.m.to a report of a man with a knife at the mall at 3650 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., according to Officer Mike Lopez of the Los Angeles Police Department. F ... read more »