Headlines & News Releases
First, there was a City Council motion. Then a civil lawsuit. Now, the Los Angeles Police Protective League has taken to the airwaves to knock LAPD management for telling officers not to immediately don their safety helmets last month at a pro-Palestinian demonstration in Westwood.
Philadelphia police officers are outraged at a judge who dishonored and degraded the memory of Officer John Pawlowski who was murdered in the line of duty last Friday evening.
A formal complaint, which could become a civil lawsuit, was filed yesterday against the Department Los Angeles Police (LAPD) and the Police Commission for having disseminated the names of several agents under investigation for alleged racial discrimination and were acquitted of those allegations.
LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles police union says it has filed a claim for damages against the Police Department and the city Police Commission because a confidential report on police misconduct that included names of hundreds of officers was mistakenly posted online.
The Associated Press
The Los Angeles police union filed a lawsuit Wednesday claiming the Police Department ignored its own policy and state employment safety laws when officers were told not to wear helmets while on duty at a protest rally.
Los Angeles Times
It's been rejected several times over the last two decades, but the Los Angeles Police Protective League again is vigorously lobbying city officials to honor fallen officers with police "purple heart" medals.
Police Chief William Bratton isn't buying into that conventional thinking, however. At least not when it comes to the city of Los Angeles. Bratton told the Los Angeles Daily News editorial board earlier this month that despite the mounting job losses in the city, he doesn't expect the crime rate to rise over the next year. Moreover, he says it will continue its downward trend.
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A proposal to award a medal similar to the military Purple Heart to Los Angeles police officers injured or killed in the line of duty picked up support today from the union that represents rank-and-file members of the LAPD.
Hopefully, the arms of Times editors aren't sore after their vigorous back-patting for the paper's "conscientious discernment" in not publishing a report that was negligently released by the Los Angeles Police Department in violation of its own policy and state law.
By Brandon Lowrey, Staff Writer
RESEDA - Family and friends of fallen Los Angeles SWAT Team member Randal Simmons have struggled to cope with his absence since he was killed a year ago today. His wife, Lisa Simmons, and their children found some comfort in the religion they shared so deeply with him.
LOS ANGELES (CNS) -- Sheriff's deputies and Los Angeles police went door to door Sunday, seeking information in the wounding of an LAPD officer shot in front of his City Terrace home with his own weapon during a predawn struggle with two young men.
In two posts from early last year, I discussed the ongoing dispute regarding a provision in the federal consent decree governing the Los Angeles Police Department that requires gang and narcotics officers to provide financial disclosure information to auditors as a means of preventing corruption.
The LAPPL is a proud member of the National Association of Police Organizations (NAPO), a coalition of police unions and organizations from across the country and the strongest unified voice representing law enforcement officers in the United States. NAPO has been recognized by President Obama as “the leader of America’s national law enforcement associations.” For more information on NAPO, please visit their website at www.napo.org.
Curt was killed in the early morning hours of January 28, 2009 in a fatal
vehicle collision with a wrong way driver. Please join us at California Pizza
Kitchen for a flavorsome fundraising event in honor of Sgt. Curt Massey. All
you need to do is bring in this flyer on Tuesday, February 10, 2009 and present
it to your server when ordering. 20% of your check will benefit the Sergeant
Curtis Massey Memorial Fund. So come out and enjoy something delicious
from the CPK menu in support of a great cause for a great man. Your taste
buds will thank you, and so will we.
The city of Los Angeles would be able to offer rewards for information in cases where an off-duty LAPD officer was assaulted or killed outside the city limits under a motion introduced today.
On May 9, Directors Scott Rate and Brian Johnson for the second straight year will join hundreds of law enforcement officers from around the country who will bicycle along varying routes, each over 300 miles to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial (NLEOM) in Washington DC.
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Police today sought the public's help in finding two teenage boys involved in the shooting of an off-duty Los Angeles police officer in front of his home.
Los Angeles Times
A 49-year-old off-duty Los Angeles police officer was in serious condition Saturday night after being shot in the shoulder during a struggle with two assailants who approached him as he was leaving his City Terrace home, police said.
LOS ANGELES (KNBC-TV) - The union that represents Los Angeles police officers filed a class action grievance against the police department today claiming commanders violated policy when they told officers not to wear helmets at a pro-Palestinian rally.
The union representing LAPD officers today filed a formal grievance over how commanders handled a recent pro-Palestinian demonstration. The union argues commanders jeopardized officer safety by not allowing them to wear helmets. As KPCC’s Frank Stoltze reports, department brass has long debated the issue.
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