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LAPPL statement regarding on-body camera announcement

LAPPL statement regarding on-body camera announcement

In response to the mayor’s announcement about purchasing body cameras through Taser International, Tyler Izen, President of the Los Angeles Police Protective League released the following statement on behalf of the League:

“As we have said in the past, we don’t object to body cameras and actually believe they will be useful in defending our officers against false allegations.
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LAPD SWAT Officers Deliver 2K Toys To Children With Musculoskeletal Conditions

LAPD SWAT Officers Deliver 2K Toys To Children With Musculoskeletal Conditions

Los Angeles Police Department Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) officers Wednesday delivered 2,000 toys to youth patients.

The 20th annual holiday tradition began at 10 a.m. at the Orthopaedic Institute for Children, 403 West Adams Blvd.

Santa Claus arrived at the location in an LAPD helicopter before joining officers in an armored SWAT vehicle.

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LAPD: Professionalism in the Face of Protests

LAPD: Professionalism in the Face of Protests

Countrywide protests serve as a reminder of the complexities law enforcement professionals face every day. Tragic events and demonstrations that can sometimes follow highlight the fact that there is a fine line between First Amendment rights to protest and speak out, on the one hand; and crossing the line to inflict damage on property, harm police, or endanger fellow citizens on the other.
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Los Angeles, We have a problem
Last night, many of the City’s most distinguished leaders gathered at the 13th annual Eagle and Badge “In the Line of Duty” Gala not only to honor leaders in public service, community support and law enforcement, but also to honor the LAPD officers who work to serve and protect their City, and pay respect to those who have given the ultimate sacrifice in striving to keep the streets of L.A. safe.
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Upcoming League Office Closures

Upcoming League Office Closures

For the upcoming holiday season, the offices of the Los Angeles Police Protective League will be closed on the following days:

Wednesday, December 24 - Closing at 1300 hours.

Thursday, December 25 - Christmas Day

Friday, December 26

Wednesday, December 31 - Closing at 1300 hours.

Thursday, January 1, 2015 - New Year's Day

Friday, January 2, 2015

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Ferguson lesson: Police can better calm situations

Ferguson lesson: Police can better calm situations

The grand jury that declined to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson was focused on whether he might have acted in self-defense when he shot and killed unarmed, 18-year-old Michael Brown.

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Beck mourns loss of LAPD officer; 'today the grief is different'

Beck mourns loss of LAPD officer; 'today the grief is different'

Roberto Sanchez was one of four LAPD officers to die in a traffic incident since early March, his funeral coming less than a week after a veteran detective was killed off-duty in Beverly Hills.
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Donation Account for Officer Roberto Sanchez

Fallen LAPD motorcycle cop is mourned at large downtown ceremony

Fallen LAPD motorcycle cop is mourned at large downtown ceremony

Hundreds of uniformed police officers gathered in downtown Los Angeles early Tuesday to pay their final respects to a veteran LAPD motorcycle officer who died earlier this month after being struck by a driver suspected of being under the influence of cocaine.
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Donation account for Officer Christopher Cortijo

Thousands mourn LAPD officer Nicholas Lee

Thousands mourn LAPD officer Nicholas Lee

A Los Angeles police officer killed in a traffic crash was remembered Thursday as a mentor and loving father at a downtown service that drew thousands of mourners, including Gov. Jerry Brown and Attorney General Kamala Harris.
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Donation account set up for Officer Lee

Remembering a 'cop's cop' in San Bernardino

Remembering a 'cop's cop' in San Bernardino

The day before his death, San Bernardino County Sheriff's Deputy Jeremiah MacKay agreed to a request from his wife, Lynette: He stayed home from work.
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