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L.A. City Council Votes To Seek Law Banning Bicycle Assembly On Sidewalks
February 9, 2022
The Los Angeles City Council voted on Feb. 8 to instruct the City Attorney's Office to draft an ordinance that would prohibit people from assembling or disassembling their bicycles in the public right-of-way. ... read more »
Parents of 14-Year-Old Girl Killed in LAPD Shooting Demand Transparency
December 30, 2021
Ravipudi said the letter was sent immediately after the shooting ``to make sure that all of that evidence is saved'' and available to attorneys throughout the investigation. ... read more »
LAPD Announced Holiday Traffic Enforcement Campaign
December 16, 2021
The Los Angeles Police Department announced it will have additional officers on patrol during the holiday season on the lookout for impaired motorists. ... read more »
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Man Charged in Death of Jacqueline Avant, Music Icon’s Wife
December 9, 2021
Prosecutors filed charges Monday against a 29-year-old man in the fatal shooting of philanthropist Jacqueline Avant, the wife of legendary music executive Clarence Avant, last week at their Beverly Hills home. ... read more »
Man Killed in South Los Angeles Shooting
October 12, 2021
A man is dead after being shot in the Hyde Park neighborhood of South Los Angeles and police today are continuing their investigation into his death. Officers responded to a call of shots fired at approximately 10 p.m. Monday at 6725 Fourth Ave. near South Van Ness Avenue and found a 25-year-old man with gunshots wounds, said a Los Angeles Police Department spokeswoman. ... read more »
LA to Invest $30 Million in Solar Storage Program Using City-Owned Buildings
September 27, 2021
As Los Angeles sets out to achieve 100% renewable energy by 2035, city officials announced a $30 million investment today in a municipal solar and storage program using city-owned buildings across departments.    ``We're celebrating not just another milestone in our fight against climate change, but also a step to build a more sustainable city starting with buildings that the city owns, the city controls and the city can lead by example in making sure that we have renewable energy,'' Mayor Eric Garcetti said at a downtown news conference. ... read more »
L.A. Mayor’s House Vandalized
July 30, 2021
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's home in the Windsor Square area of Los Angeles was vandalized overnight. ... read more »
LAPD Seeks to Increase Number of Black Officers
July 29, 2021
Top staff of the Los Angeles Police Department made an earnest plea for help with increasing the number of Black law enforcement officers during the African American Community Forum recently hosted by the agency. ... read more »
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LAPD Introduces Adult Diversion Program to Reduce Recidivism
June 17, 2021
The program is intended to reduce recidivism and enhance public safety ... read more »
Wendy’s Window
June 10, 2021
The death of George Floyd ignited several new movements including how people, cities, and the country are looking at reforming police tactics and the delivery of police services.  In Los Angeles there is a loud cry to reimagine how the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) and public safety should operate. ... read more »
The Lookout: Three California Cities Push Plans to Increase Police Spending
May 13, 2021
These high-profile deaths of African Americans, along with many others sparked global protests and resulted in politicians and activists on the political Left calling on their cities to and counties to defund their police departments. ... read more »
LAPD Chief Reports Big Slowdown of Department’s Vaccination Effort
May 4, 2021
With only about 40% of the Los Angeles Police Department fully vaccinated, Chief Michel Moore told the city's Police Commission today that the vaccination effort has ``slowed dramatically,'' ... read more »
LAPD, police union outraged by report of Floyd ‘Valentine’
February 15, 2021
A report that Los Angeles police officers circulated a photo of George Floyd with the words “you take my breath away” in a Valentine-like format has prompted an internal investigation and drawn blistering condemnation from Floyd’s family, the district attorney and the police union. ... read more »
L.A. County Supervisors Hear Options For Removing Sheriff
February 4, 2021
Los Angeles County supervisors were briefed today on four legal options for removing Sheriff Alex Villaneuva from his elected post, but it was not clear if the board is ready to take action. Supervisor Hilda Solis, the board's current chair, noted that to date, the board has sued the sheriff, held back funding and granted subpoena power to watchdog dog agencies to strengthen oversight. ... read more »
Black Lives Matter Activist Sues LAPD for Assault
January 21, 2021
Black Lives Matter (BLM) activist, Fahren James, age 39, filed a lawsuit against Chief of the Los Angeles Police Department, Michael Moore and the Los Angeles Police Department, for an alleged assault by unidentified Los Angeles police officers. ... read more »
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