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Phoenix police officer shot, killed; suspect in custody

Arizona Republic

A Phoenix police officer was shot and killed while searching for a man near Indian School Road and 19th Avenue early Wednesday morning.

Two-tiered pension plan for most Santa Rosa city workers

Santa Rosa Press-Democrat

Citing the city's dire financial condition, the Santa Rosa city council on Tuesday voted 6-0 to establish a two-tiered pension system for all of its workforce except police and firefighters.

Amber Dubois' parents unveil four bills aimed at finding missing children more quickly

LA Times

The parents of 14-year-old Amber Dubois, who was abducted and murdered last year in northern San Diego County, have announced legislation designed to find missing children more quickly and keep a closer watch on sex offenders.

LA council supports state law banning unloaded weapons in public

LA Daily News

The Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday came out in support of state legislation banning the carrying of unloaded weapons in public.

Police coalition challenges Arizona law

LA Times

About a dozen major city police chiefs will meet today with Attorney General Eric Holder to oppose the controversial Arizona immigration law that they fear could drive a wedge between the community and local law enforcement.

Homicides in L.A. continue to outpace 2009 rate

LA Weekly

Homicides in Los Angeles continued to outpace the numbers for the same time in 2009, according to the Los Angeles Police Department's latest CompStat figures.

Sheriff says proposed mental health cuts would burden L.A. jails

LA Times blog

Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca on Tuesday blasted cuts to mental health services in the Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's proposed budget, saying they would burden the county’s already overcrowded jails.

More LAPD patrol cars to get video cameras


The Los Angeles Police Department is ready to equip more of its patrol cars with video cameras, according to the official in charge of the program, who said today the high-tech devices performed well in recent field tests.

L.A. council panel backs 37% hike in ambulance fees

LA Times

Lawmakers say increase will raise $6 million for Fire Department and help defray higher costs.

Proposed laws from Amber's father to be unveiled

San Diego Union-Tribune

Moe Dubois wants sex offender driver's licenses to be branded.

Despite recession, violent crimes and property offenses both down -- for third straight year

Associated Press

Crime in the United States dropped dramatically in 2009, bucking a historical trend that links rising crime rates to economic woes.

Man gets 40 to life for shooting LAPD officer

Associated Press

A man has been sentenced to 40 years to life in prison for shooting and wounding a Los Angeles police officer in 2008.

Ballot Watch - Attorney General

Sacramento Bee

The race for California's chief law enforcement officer is among the state's most hotly contested in both the Democratic and Republican primaries.

An educated weapon will combat gangs

LA Times

City-sanctioned intervention workers are studying for a unique assignment: preventing the next crime.

California bill targeting molesters would cost millions

Associated Press

A state corrections department analysis of a bill being considered by California lawmakers has found that mandating life sentences for some child molesters and lifetime parole for others would cost tens of millions of dollars annually after the first decade.

Police: Ohio man, son killed Ark. officers

Associated Press

An Ohio man's resentment of authority and run-ins with the law prompted a local sheriff to warn that he may be dangerous if confronted by law enforcement. Years later, it appears the sheriff was right.

Prison critics seize upon ex-con arrest

San Diego Union-Tribune

The case of Leonard Scroggins, a Northern California sex offender who police suspect in a brazen rash of South Bay robberies and kidnap attempts, is prompting new complaints about the state’s handling of serial criminals.

LAPD honors 17 officers with Medal of Valor

LA Times

Seventeen Los Angeles police officers, including those involved in a 2008 hostage rescue attempt in which a SWAT officer was killed, received the department's highest honor for bravery in the line of duty Thursday.

Unions to spend $100M in 2010 campaign to save Dem majorities

The Hill

At least two influential unions will spend close to $100 million on the 2010 election, with most of those funds going to protect incumbents.

Could the SWAT-related death of a 7-year-old have been avoided in Detroit?

Pajamas Media

Aiyana Stanley-Jones was accidentally shot during a police raid of an alleged murder suspect. Could her death have been avoided?

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