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Sep 30, 2010

Defendant in 'Hillside Burglaries' sentenced to 17 years in prison

LA Times blog

A leader of the so-called "Hillside Burglars," believed reponsible for more than 150 break-ins targeting some of Los Angeles' wealthiest neighborhoods, was sentenced to 17 years in state prison, authorities said Thursday.

Sep 30, 2010

LAPD shows off counterterrorism technology

ABC-7

The Los Angeles Police Department unveiled new counterterrorism equipment Thursday amid recent terrorist threats against cities in Europe.

Sep 30, 2010

Times launching database that maps, analyzes crime reports across L.A. County

LA Times

For car thieves working the streets of Los Angeles County, few stretches of pavement are more attractive than the two blocks of Alondra Boulevard that run from the 605 Freeway to Studebaker Road. At least 20 vehicles were stolen there in a recent six-month period.

Sep 29, 2010

FBI and LAPD join forces to solve more than two dozen homicide cases

LA Times blog

For months now, the budget crisis in Los Angeles has hamstrung and frustrated the city’s homicide detectives. With no money to pay them for the long hours of overtime they typically work, LAPD officials saw no choice but to force the detectives to take time off from the job.

Sep 29, 2010

45% of red-light camera tickets in L.A. go unpaid

LA Times blog

Some 45% of Los Angeles’ red-light camera tickets are currently unpaid, partly because holds are not placed on driver's licenses and vehicle registrations for unsettled photo enforcement infractions, Los Angeles officials said Wednesday.

Sep 29, 2010

Governor OKs medical parole for incapacitated inmates

LA Times

Schwarzenegger signs 21 bills, including one allowing the state to parole comatose and physically incapacitated inmates and another restricting motorcycle modifications. He vetoes 14 bills.

Sep 28, 2010

Schwarzenegger awards state's highest honor for police valor

Sacramento Bee blog

Ten California peace officers today were awarded the Medal of Valor, their profession's highest award for heroism, for acts last year that ranged from pulling motorists out of burning vehicles to rescuing a judge who had been stabbed.

Sep 28, 2010

Red-light cameras haven't improved safety, L.A. city controller says

LA Times blog

Los Angeles’ much-debated red light camera program has bypassed some of the city’s most dangerous intersections, cost more than $2.5 million over the last two years and failed to adequately demonstrate an improvement in safety, according to an audit due to be released Wednesday by City Controller Wendy Greuel.

Sep 28, 2010

LAPD's Rampart station evacuated following threat connected to officer-involved shooting

LA Times blog

The Los Angeles Police Department evacuated its Rampart Area station Tuesday after an envelope containing an unknown powder was found at the station.

Sep 27, 2010

Pomona to cut new cops' retirement pay

Contra Costa Times

City leaders recently gave preliminary approval to a proposed ordinance leading to changes in retirement benefits affecting future members of the Police Department.

Sep 27, 2010

L.A. ranks 7th among large U.S. cities in drunken driving violations

Torrance Daily Breeze

Los Angeles is seventh among the nation's 20 largest cities in the percentage of drivers with alcohol-related driving violations, according to a study released today.

Sep 27, 2010

L.A. gets $155M federal grant for communications

Torrance Daily Breeze

In an effort to improve communication among first-responders during fires, earthquakes and other disasters, Los Angeles area officials Monday announced the receipt of a $155 million federal grant to develop a regional radio system.

Sep 26, 2010

Lunch, show to benefit Harbor LAPD

Torrance Daily Breeze

Volunteers at Harbor LITES of Los Angeles Harbor will host their third annual fundraiser for the Los Angeles Police Department's Harbor Division on Oct. 16.

Sep 26, 2010

Safety group to consider endorsing a total ban on cell phone use while driving

San Jose Mercury News

This could be a pivotal day in the battle to curb the growing dangers of cell phone use and texting while behind the wheel.

Sep 26, 2010

Executions to resume in California Wednesday

San Diego Union-Tribune

Man convicted of raping, murdering teen girl in 1980 scheduled to be he first inmate to be put to death in nearly four years.

Sep 26, 2010

Double gang-related slayings in Glassell Park

City News Service

Los Angeles police today sought suspects in the gang-related slaying of two brothers and the wounding of a third man.

Sep 25, 2010

Schwarzenegger signs bills to aid search for missing children

LA Times

Governor approves 76 measures, including one allowing people to bet on which racehorses will lose.

Sep 24, 2010

Governor, lawmakers reach a budget framework -- not a deal

Sacramento Bee

State leaders broke a dubious record today as California entered the 86th day of the fiscal year without enacting a budget.

Sep 24, 2010

LAPD sergeant gets a sendoff to match his medals

LA Daily News

Feb. 28, 1997: Two armored gunmen with fully automatic rifles storm a Bank of America branch in North Hollywood, resulting in a 44-minute shootout with police that injures 12 officers and seven civilians and leaves both robbers dead.

Sep 24, 2010

Auditor: Databases unreliable on parolees, radioactive waste

California Watch blog

State databases designed to measure contract spending, parolee histories, Medi-Cal reimbursements and nearly 30 other pieces of information are unreliable or incomplete, according to a study by State Auditor Elaine Howle.

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