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Apr 5, 2009

L.A. Mayor Ready to Discuss Furloughs

Los Angeles Daily News

For Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, the next two weeks will be his chance to reconnect with the city. His re-election campaign is safely, if shakily, behind him, as are the national campaigning and a respite from the trips to Washington, D.C., and Sacramento to get money for the city.

Apr 5, 2009

N.Y. shooter had history of frequent weapons purchases

USA Today

The man who gunned down 13 people on Friday was well known at a Johnson City, N.Y., outdoors store, where he often purchased or exchanged handguns, a store employee said.

Apr 5, 2009

Gunman Kills Three Police Officers in Pittsburgh

New York Times

In a scene that neighbors described as a war zone, a gunman fatally shot three police officers on Saturday morning as they responded to a domestic dispute between a mother and her son.

Apr 4, 2009

L.A. City Attorney Candidates Spar in Combative Debate

Los Angeles Times

Carmen 'Nuch' Trutanich and Jack Weiss trade jabs over conflicts of interest, development, illegal billboards and gun control. The runoff election is May 19.

Apr 4, 2009

City's Police Protective League backs Trutanich

Daily Breeze

The Los Angeles Police Protective League has endorsed Carmen Trutanich in the race for Los Angeles City Attorney.

Apr 4, 2009

Let's Elect the Head of Police Department

Los Angeles Daily News Op-Ed

Seventeen years after the Christopher Commission recommended sweeping changes to the LAPD; it is time for city leaders to explore making the LAPD police chief position an elected rather than appointed position. With an elected chief, the public will better be able to directly hold the chief accountable. In California, elected sheriffs, by legislative design, are responsive and accountable to the public.

Apr 1, 2009

Civilian hiring freeze leaves scores of LAPD cops doing desk work

LA Times

Hamstrung by a citywide hiring freeze and widespread job vacancies, Los Angeles Police Department officials have resorted to using scores of police officers to perform clerical duties and other desk-bound work meant to be done by civilian employees.

Apr 1, 2009

Film Security

City News Service

A proposal to change the way security is provided to on-location film and television shoots in Los Angeles was met with resistance today from location scouts who said the system does not need tweaking.

Apr 1, 2009

Finance Rule for LAPD in Place

Daily News

After more than a year-long court battle, a Los Angeles Police Department rule takes effect this week that forces new officers in the gang and narcotics units to turn over detailed personal financial information.

Mar 31, 2009

Not "Senseless" At All
The fatal trajectory of Oakland cop-killer Lovelle Mixon.

National Review

“He’s nice, he’s kind, he’s sweet...” So said Enjoli Mixon of her brother Lovelle, the killer of four Oakland police officers. “We’re all shocked by this,” she told reporters.

Mar 28, 2009

Four Oakland Officers Remembered Amid Pageantry, Poignancy

Los Angeles Times

In a basketball arena filled with uniformed officers from across the continent, four members of the Oakland Police Department were remembered Friday as eager servants of the city where – six days earlier, in a single afternoon of horrific gun violence – they paid for their dedication with their lives.

Mar 26, 2009

Police Chief

City News Service

The Los Angeles police chief could serve for more than two terms – or become an elected officer – under separate proposals made by a city councilman and the president of the police union.

Mar 26, 2009

An Elective Police Chief Proposed for L.A.

Los Angeles Daily News

With city crime rates at the lowest level in 50 years and the popularity of Police Chief William Bratton at an all-time high, two new efforts have been launched to keep him on the job beyond his 2012 term limit.

Mar 26, 2009

Councilman Proposes Rescinding Term Limits for LAPD Chief

Los Angeles Times

William J. Bratton could be allowed to serve a third term if a proposed city charter change is approved. Councilman Herb Wesson calls for public hearings on the idea.

Mar 24, 2009

Oakland Officer Removed from Life Support

San Francisco Chronicle

Oakland police Officer John Hege has been removed from life support, three days after a parolee unleashed a barrage of gunfire that killed three other officers, authorities said today.

Mar 23, 2009

Oakland - It's Time to Back the Badge

San Francisco Chronicle

The deaths of four Oakland police officers gunned down in the line of duty Saturday afternoon are undisputable, immutable, irrevocable proof of the chaotic level of predatory violence on the streets of this city.

Mar 23, 2009

Oakland Police Shootings Stoke Criticism of Parole Oversight

Los Angeles Times

In November, Lovelle Mixon finished serving a 9-month sentence for violating parole. By late February, his parole officer had lost track of him. A month later, he killed four Oakland police officers.

Mar 22, 2009

Olson Husband: No Comments for Family's Safety

Associated Press

Former 1970s radical Sara Jane Olson planned to avoid speaking out after being freed from prison because of concern for her family's safety, her husband said Thursday.

Mar 22, 2009

Three Policemen Killed, One Gravely Wounded in California Shootout

Associated Press

In one of the deadliest police shootings in California history, three Oakland officers were killed and a fourth gravely wounded in two incidents Saturday that began with a routine traffic stop, police officials said.

Mar 22, 2009

State Mourns Three Slain Oakland Police Officers

Los Angeles Times

Law enforcement officials from across California express their remorse and prayers for the officers' families. Officials say five officers were shot, three killed and one in grave condition.

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