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Aug 9, 2012

Hero Honored 49 years later - LAPD Officer Ian Campbell Square to be dedicated

The Los Angeles Police Protective League (LAPPL) today announced its Board of Directors’ decision to file a lawsuit in Los Angeles County Superior Court against the City of Los Angeles and its police department, seeking declaratory and injunctive relief related to the Chief of Police’s new unlicensed-driver vehicle impound policy.

Apr 19, 2012

L.A. Police Union Files Suit Against New Vehicle-Impound Policy for Unlicensed Drivers

The Los Angeles Police Protective League (LAPPL) today announced its Board of Directors’ decision to file a lawsuit in Los Angeles County Superior Court against the City of Los Angeles and its police department, seeking declaratory and injunctive relief related to the Chief of Police’s new unlicensed-driver vehicle impound policy.

Apr 16, 2012

Statement Regarding Planned Arian Family Protest

In response to reports that the family of Abdul Arian plans to hold a protest this afternoon over the April 11 incident in which Mr. Arian failed to stop for a traffic violation and led officers on a high speed pursuit, Tyler Izen, President of the Los Angeles Police Protective League (LAPPL), issued the following statement:

Mar 29, 2012

Police union blasts LAPD for illegally releasing personnel information

Condemning the leak of confidential information to the news media as unlawful and indecent, the Los Angeles Police Protective League today demanded an immediate investigation to determine who divulged the name of a Los Angeles police officer accused of racial profiling.

Feb 27, 2012

LAPPL Endorses Dennis P. Zine for Los Angeles City Controller

Today, the Los Angeles Police Protective League (LAPPL) officially announced its endorsement of Dennis P. Zine for Los Angeles City Controller. The LAPPL joins a growing list of public officials and community leaders embracing Zine’s candidacy.

Feb 13, 2012

Office of Legislative Counsel says LAPD is wrong on impounds

The California Office of Legislative Counsel today issued a legal opinion that a vehicle driven by a person who has never been issued a driver's license should be impounded for 30 days and not one day, as proposed by the LAPD.

Jan 27, 2012

LAPPL issues statement on arrest of officer

In response to news that an LAPD Detective has been arrested for grand theft, Tyler Izen, President of the Los Angeles Police Protective League (LAPPL) issued the following statement:

Dec 19, 2011

Weekend pedestrian fatality underscores public safety danger of allowing unlicensed drivers to escape car impounds: L.A. police union president

Los Angeles Police Protective League President Paul M. Weber today issued the following statement following reports that the Mayor has directed the LAPD not to impound unlicensed drivers’ vehicles for 30 days.

Nov 30, 2011

LAPPL responds to occupy protesters complaints

Los Angeles Police Protective League President Paul M. Weber today issued the following statement following reports that the Mayor has directed the LAPD not to impound unlicensed drivers’ vehicles for 30 days.

Nov 21, 2011

LAPPL statement on Mayor’s proposed new policy on unlicensed driver vehicle impoundment

Los Angeles Police Protective League President Paul M. Weber today issued the following statement following reports that the Mayor has directed the LAPD not to impound unlicensed drivers’ vehicles for 30 days.

Oct 18, 2011

Los Angeles police union applauds parole board’s recommendation against the release of Gregory Powell

Los Angeles Police Protective League President Paul M. Weber today issued the following statement following the Board of Parole Hearings’ recommendation against releasing murderer Gregory Powell on compassionate release grounds.

Sep 9, 2011

LAPPL endorses Joe Buscaino for City Council

After completing a comprehensive, non-partisan review, the Los Angeles Police Protective League (LAPPL) today announces its endorsement of Joe Buscaino for the Los Angeles City Council District 15 Special Election.

Sep 6, 2011

LAPPL responds to death of Los Angeles Police Officer

A new website designed to better inform Los Angeles residents about local law enforcement issues and neighborhood safety is fostering greater community engagement, says Paul M. Weber, president of the Los Angeles Police Protective League (LAPPL).

Aug 25, 2011

Eagle & Badge Foundation to Honor the Lakers Organization, the Buss Family and Lakers Coach Mike Brown; the Metropoulos Family, Pabst Brewing Company; and Warren Beatty and Annette Bening

Leaders from local businesses, law enforcement, entertainment and politics who will gather to pay tribute to the honorees and the 2010 LAPD Medal of Valor winners.

Aug 4, 2011

New public safety website promotes community engagement, support

A new website designed to better inform Los Angeles residents about local law enforcement issues and neighborhood safety is fostering greater community engagement, says Paul M. Weber, president of the Los Angeles Police Protective League (LAPPL).

Jul 29, 2011

Los Angeles and Culver City police unions express outrage over parolee who murdered

State budget-saving measure to keep felons out of prison proves deadly again.

Jul 18, 2011

LegalZoom and LAPPL Serve and Protect Los Angeles Police Officers with Free Legal Documents

LegalZoom.com, Inc., the nation’s leading provider of online legal document services, today announced it will provide to every member of the Los Angeles Police Protective League a complimentary legal document to protect the officer’s family and property.

Jul 1, 2011

LAPPL announces contract deal with City of Los Angeles

The Los Angeles City Council has approved a new labor contract between the City and the Los Angeles Police Protective League (LAPPL), which represents more than 9,900 Los Angeles police officers from the rank of lieutenant and below. The Council vote follows ratification of the contract by the LAPPL membership, who overwhelmingly supported the deal.

Jun 24, 2011

LAPPL announces tentative agreement with the City

The Los Angeles Police Protective League and the City of Los Angeles have reached a tentative agreement for a successor Memorandum of Understanding covering more than 9,900 LAPD officers.

Jun 14, 2011

Court victory for LAPD SWAT officers in Suzie Pena rescue attempt

In response to an appellate court’s ruling that LAPD officers acted reasonably when 19-month-old Suzie Pena, who was being used as a human shield by her father, Jose Raul Lemus Pena during a 2 1/2-hour standoff was killed in a shootout on July 10, 2005, Paul M. Weber, President of the Los Angeles Police Protective League, has issued the following statement:

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