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Aug 15, 2013

Vanessa Acosta convicted of Assault on LAPD officers

Los Angeles, August 15, 2013 – Today Vanessa Acosta was convicted by plea of two counts of assault with a semi-automatic firearm on Los Angeles police officers, and one count of felon in Possession of a Firearm (People v. Acosta case #LA072340), according to the District Attorney’s Office. She will receive a sentence of 30 years in prison.

Aug 9, 2013

LAPPL urges City Council to reconsider proposed city law on BB guns

– The Los Angeles Police Protective League today called a move by the Los Angeles City Council “ill-advised and dangerous,” as the proposed law would require BB guns, pellet guns and airsoft rifles to be painted a bright color to differentiate them from real weapons.

Aug 9, 2013

Police Protective League Pleased with Special Order No. 7 Ruling

Los Angeles, August 12, 2013 – The Los Angeles Police Protective League (LAPPL) received declaratory and injunctive relief this morning from Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Terry Green regarding LAPD’s controversial Special Order 7, which removed the discretion vested in Police Officers by the state Vehicle Code to impound vehicles driven by persons on revoked or suspended licenses, or who had never been issued a license.

Apr 1, 2013

LAPPL Endorses Curren Price and Gil Cedillo

Today, the Los Angeles Police Protective League (LAPPL) announced its endorsement of Curren Price and Gil Cedillo for Los Angeles City Council.

Feb 14, 2013

Christopher Dorner’s Reign of Terror is Over

San Bernardino County Sheriff John McMahon announced this week that the body inside the cabin has not yet been identified as Christopher Dorner, telling members of the press, “We believe that this investigation is over at this point.” In light of these developments, Tyler Izen, president of the Los Angeles Police Protective League (LAPPL), issued the following statement:

Jan 18, 2013

LAPPL endorses Joe Buscaino for reelection

The Los Angeles Police Protective League (LAPPL) today announces its endorsement of Councilmember Joe Buscaino for reelection to the Los Angeles City Council.

Jan 17, 2013

LAPPL Endorses Four City Council Candidates

Today, the Los Angeles Police Protective League (LAPPL) announced its endorsement of the next four candidates for Los Angeles City Council.

Jan 16, 2013

L.A. Police Protective League Endorses Wendy Greuel for Mayor

The Los Angeles Police Protective League (LAPPL) today announced that it has endorsed City Controller Wendy Greuel for Mayor.

Jan 15, 2013

Police and Fire Officials Ask Community to Join 'Battle of the Badges' Blood Drive

Los Angeles Police and Fire leaders are asking the public to join them in the Battle of the Badges, a spirited competition among more than 200 Southern California fire departments, law enforcement and first responder agencies, each vying to recruit healthy blood donors.

Nov 26, 2012

Riordan suspends signature gathering for his pension scheme

The Los Angeles Police Protective League Board of Directors said today that they were not surprised that former Mayor Richard Riordan has temporarily abandoned the deeply flawed pension scheme he was trying to qualify for the May 2013 ballot.

Nov 19, 2012

Riordan admits to ginned up pension plan

Richard Riordan has finally acknowledged that the pension initiative that he’s circulating for signatures was thrown together without any financial analysis behind it. To be blunt, Riordan has come clean that his claims of savings and plan costs from his initiative are made up and don’t have a shred of actuarial support.

Nov 16, 2012

More double talk from Richard Riordan

Richard Riordan told reporters today that he is backing out on his initial commitment to debate Los Angeles Police Protective League (LAPPL) President Tyler Izen regarding his pension scheme that he is trying to qualify for the ballot.

Nov 13, 2012

LAPPL challenges Richard Riordan to publicly debate his controversial pension plan

Los Angeles Police Protective League President Tyler Izen today presented former Mayor Richard Riordan a challenge: a series of three public debates over the merits of the pension scheme he is trying to qualify for the ballot, on days and times of Riordan’s choosing, before December 7.

Oct 31, 2012

Pension scheme that will cost hundreds of millions receives official title and summary

Calling former Mayor Richard Riordan’s proposal to change the retirement benefits for all current and future City employees “deeply flawed,” the Los Angeles Police Protective League urged voters today not to sign the petitions that could put the Charter Amendment on the May 2013 ballot.

Oct 15, 2012

Self-Admitted Bath Salts User Attempts To Shake Down The LAPD

The truthfulness of many bankers was questioned following the 2008 financial collapse. The tales some of them wove unraveled as they drove the collapse of the financial system. So, what do you get when you cross a user of bath salts with a banker who seeks a payday from the City of Los Angeles?

Sep 7, 2012

Law enforcement endorses Jackie Lacey for District Attorney

Los Angeles, September 7, 2012 – The two largest law enforcement associations, representing nearly 20,000 sworn personnel working in the City and County of Los Angeles, announced their support for Jackie Lacey to be the next Los Angeles County District Attorney.

Aug 30, 2012

Presumption of innocence: A reminder

Los Angeles, August 30, 2012– The Los Angeles Police Protective League (LAPPL) joins with other California police organizations who have condemned the negotiations tactics featured on the website of law firm Lackie, Dammeier & McGill, which focus on representing some law enforcement associations in California.

Aug 30, 2012

LAPPL denounces police negotiations playbook

Los Angeles, August 30, 2012– The Los Angeles Police Protective League (LAPPL) joins with other California police organizations who have condemned the negotiations tactics featured on the website of law firm Lackie, Dammeier & McGill, which focus on representing some law enforcement associations in California.

Aug 22, 2012

L.A. Police Protective League Endorses Headington for 38th Assembly District

Los Angeles, August 22, 2012– The Los Angeles Police Protective League (LAPPL) has endorsed candidate Edward Headington to replace Assemblyman Cameron Smyth in the 38th Assembly District Seat. Smyth is vacating the seat due to term limits.

Aug 16, 2012

Los Angeles Police Protective League's Eagle & Badge Foundation hosts 1st Annual SummerFest benefit August 17

Wine, Spirits & Brew Tasting, Casino Games, Celebrity Guests, Live Music & Gourmet Food trucks highlight an evening under the summer stars to benefit families of LAPD officers & children in the community served by LAPD.

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