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Protests As LAPD Defends Use Of Lethal Force

Fox-11

Weekend officer-involved shooting left man dead.

Fatal shooting by police of a knife-wielding man near MacArthur Park

City News Service

An investigation was continuing today into the fatal shooting by police of a knife-wielding man near MacArthur Park on Sunday.

L.A. police, residents face off over police killing of Guatemalan

LA Times

Officers stand watch in Westlake neighborhood the day after police shot a man they said was wielding a knife and not obeying their orders.

Detroit and Los Angeles most stressful U.S. cities: poll

Reuters

Detroit, Los Angeles and Cleveland are the most stressful cities in America, according to a new study.

At least 8 DUI checkpoints this holiday weekend in L.A.

LAist

Like every weekend, the LAPD will be holding DUI checkpoints around the city.

Sheriff Baca says state's medical marijuana program has been hijacked by criminals, citing triple slaying

LA Times blog

Sheriff Lee Baca said Wednesday that the recent triple murder in West Hollywood during an illegal sale of medical marijuana is another example of how the industry has been taken over in part by enterprising criminals.

Ford unveils police SUV; GM, Chrysler in pursuit

Detroit News

Bad guys beware: An unprecedented number of new and faster police cars are coming, including a new Police Interceptor utility vehicle whose details were released by Ford Motor Co. today.

When it comes to walking, L.A. is more deadly than other cities

LAist

If Los Angeles is going to be the greenest city in the nation, making it walkable should be a major part of that effort.

Bill requiring shotgun and rifle records dies in Senate

Sacramento Bee

The Senate has killed Assembly Bill 1810 by Assemblyman Mike Feuer, D-Los Angeles, which would have allowed the state to keep permanent records of anyone buying a shotgun or rifle.

Anti-pension spiking bill wins final approval

Sacramento Bee

A much-amended bill aimed at "pension spiking" by state and local government employees was sent to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger today.

MIPT honors Joan T. McNamara with Prevention Award

Business Wire

2010 MIPT Prevention Award Given to Founder of Suspicious Activity Reporting Initiative.

State officials seek to resume executions in California

Associated Press

Death row inmate Albert Greenwood Brown on Tuesday morning was handed a "death warrant" - the first such document delivered in more than five years - informing him his execution has been scheduled for Sept. 29.

Southern California counterfeit raids net $12 million in fake goods

Apparel News

Federal and local officials raided several locations in Los Angeles and surrounding communities during a week of sweeps that resulted in 30 arrests and uncovered everything from counterfeit iPhones to fake Ed Hardy T-shirts.

Man sentenced to life in slaying of LAPD detective's son

City News Service

One of two men convicted in the shooting death of the 18-year-old son of a Los Angeles Police Department Robbery-Homicide detective was sentenced today to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

'Chelsea's Law' on sex offenders among bills sent to Schwarzenegger

Sacramento Bee

Legislation to toughen penalties against sex offenders in honor of Chelsea King, a murdered 17-year-old San Diego teen, cleared its final legislative hurdle Monday and was sent to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger.

California pension overhaul up in the air

Sacramento Bee

Arnold Schwarzenegger has been beating the drums for public pension reform for months, and the governor insists he won't sign a budget package that doesn't include it.

Los Angeles uses light to fight crime

Wall Street Journal

City Points to Safety Gains From After-Dark Offerings at Gang-Plagued Parks, but the Impact of Such Efforts Isn't Clear.

Los Angeles Police Department Women's Job Fair & Recruitment Seminar

Asian Journal

The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), in cooperation with the Los Angeles City Personnel Department, will offer Women’s Job Fair and Recruitment Seminar focusing the spotlight on the amazing career opportunities available to women in the Los Angeles Police Department, Saturday, September 11 at the Ahmanson Recruit Training Center, 5651 West Manchester Avenue, Los Angeles, 90045 (near LAX) from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Abbeville (La.) police arrest fugitive from Los Angeles

Abbeville Meridional

Sunday at 8:30 a.m. the US Marshals Fugitive Task Force from Lafayette and Lake Charles along with vital assistance from the Abbeville Police Department arrested 38-year old Kent Jamel Wright during a felony traffic stop at the 300 block of South Lyman in Abbeville.

Hundreds ride to support fallen officers

LA Daily News

With a deafening rumble, hundreds of riders kicked off a polished chrome and leather boot parade on wheels Saturday to raise thousands of dollars for fallen police officers.

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