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Jan 14, 2013

California's prison realignment causes dangerous row of dominoes at local level

KPCC

After a federal court ordered California to reduce its prison population, California enacted "realignment," shifting responsibility for tens of thousands of felons to counties.

Jan 8, 2013

Predictive Policing Forecasts Crime That Officers Then Try to Deter

NBC4

The technique uses a computer algorithm to transform crime data into a crime forecast.

Dec 27, 2012

Warning: Celebratory gunfire for New Year's could land you in prison

LA Times blog

Los Angeles leaders on Thursday warned that anyone discharging a firearm into the air to celebrate the new year won't only risk killing someone but could also face a lengthy sentence.

Dec 27, 2012

2,037 weapons collected by LAPD at city's buybacks

Torrance Daily Breeze

The city collected 2,037 firearms, including 75 assault weapons, at its gun buyback programs held in Van Nuys and South Los Angeles on Wednesday, city officials announced on Thursday.

Dec 20, 2012

Assault Weapons Ban Takes Center Stage In Race For LA City Attorney

CBS2

Candidates hoping to become the next Los Angeles City Attorney on Thursday roundly rejected accepting any campaign support from pro-gun lobbyists.

Dec 18, 2012

Be careful on social media, experts warn

LA Daily News

It's easy to vent on social media, but not thinking about the post, can bring serious consequences.

Dec 17, 2012

South LA kids make PALs with LAPD

KPCC

The makeshift training area underneath the LAPD's Newton Division isn't much. That's because it's also the police station's underground parking garage.

Dec 16, 2012

LAPD to Beef Up Security at K-8 Schools

NBC4

LAPD Chief Charlie Beck announces a plan to have officers patrol kindergarten through 8th grade schools in LA.

Dec 11, 2012

AB 109: Los Angeles County grapples with challenges of prison realignment

ABC7

It's been a year since California started its federal court-ordered mandate to reduce its prison population, which has put mounting pressure on county jails and probation departments.

Dec 10, 2012

L.A. County supervisors question probation supervision after Northridge slayings

LA Daily News

The L.A. County Probation Department will have to answer tough questions after a man supposed to be under its supervision allegedly killed four people in Northridge last week.

Dec 6, 2012

Northridge shooting suspect was on probation, promised to avoid guns

Pasadena Star News

The lead suspect in the fatal shootings of four people in Northridge promised a judge in September that he would stay away from guns when he was placed on probation for a methamphetamine charge, according to court records.

Dec 3, 2012

Jackie Lacey sworn in as L.A.'s first woman and African-American district attorney

LA Daily News

Jackie Lacey took the oath of office Monday as Los Angeles County's first woman and first African-American District Attorney since the office was created in 1850.

Nov 28, 2012

Fewer police, more burglaries in Oakland

SF Gate

Oakland's over-the-top homicide rate is only the most obvious problem when it comes to the city's explosion in crime.

Nov 26, 2012

Unions hail demise of Riordan pension-reform ballot measure effort

LA Times blog

Representatives of Los Angeles city labor unions on Monday hailed the announcement that former Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan had pulled the plug on his ballot measure effort to roll back pension benefits for city employees, calling it an expensive and poorly thought out proposal.

Nov 26, 2012

Riordan abruptly ends bid to get L.A. pension measure on ballot

LA Times blog

Former Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan's push for a May ballot measure to cut pension benefits of city employees abruptly collapsed Monday, with a spokesman saying Riordan had suspended signature-gathering efforts.

Nov 20, 2012

Holiday Safety Tips From the LAPD

Brentwood Patch

Take precaution of you and your valuables when out shopping or at home during the holiday season.

Nov 19, 2012

FBI Report: 72 Officers Feloniously Killed Last Year

Police Magazine

Seventy-two officers were feloniously killed in the line of duty in 2011, compared with 56 from the year before, the FBI announced today.

Nov 18, 2012

Former Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan hasn't studied cost of pension reform initiative

LA Daily News

Former Mayor Richard Riordan's plan to dramatically revise the city's three pension systems was developed without an actuarial study that would determine the costs of any new system.

Nov 14, 2012

Riordan Pension

CNS

Former Mayor Richard Riordan today accepted a challenge from the city's police officers' union to a series of debates about the merits of his proposed pension overhaul, which could go before voters in May.

Nov 14, 2012

Riordan accepts police union's pension debate challenge

LA Times blog

Multimillionaire businessman and former Los Angeles mayor Richard Riordan has accepted a police union's challenge to put his mouth where his money is.

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