Jun 09, 2014 | 5:32 PM LAPD Chief Charlie Beck. (Los Angeles Times) This week, the Los Angeles Police Commission will convene hearings to consider whether LAPD Chief Charlie Beck — who is finishing his fifth year in office — deserves to serve for another five. Yet even after decades of debates over the proper relationship between a chief and the commission, there are no firm guidelines in place about how the decision should be made ------------ ------------ The current system for naming,…
Former LAPD Chief Named as Chicago's Interim Top Cop
Former Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck has been named the interim superintendent of the Chicago Police Department following Supt. Eddie Johnson's retirement announcement, Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Friday.
San Francisco Police Chief Bill Scott passed over for top job in Los Angeles
San Francisco Police Chief Bill Scott was passed over Monday for the same job in Los Angeles and will remain in his position, where he's worked to oversee sweeping reforms Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced he will promote the second-in-command in that city, Michel Moore, a 36-year department veteran. Had he chosen Scott, San Francisco's new mayor - to be elected Tuesday - would have…
Former LAPD Chief Charlie Beck officially named interim Chicago top cop
CHICAGO — Chicago's mayor on Friday named former Los Angeles police Chief Charlie Beck to serve as Chicago's interim police superintendent, a day after the city's top police officer announced he's retiring Beck, 66, will serve while the Chicago Police Board conducts a search for Johnson's permanent replacement, which could take several months. The son of a Los Angeles Department Police Chief deputy chief, Beck spent…
What it’s like to train to be a Los Angeles Police officer
The sound of squealing tires and gunshots provided a realistic soundtrack Monday for journalists attending a rare familiarization event at the Los Angeles Police Department’s world-renowned,…
Los Angeles police to add 100 BMW i3 electric cars
In a contract with BMW, the LAPD will add 100 electric cars to its fleet.
Why black woman is joining Los Angeles Police Dept.
At a time when many African-Americans are frustrated with police, Asia Hardy is bucking the trend -- and joining their forces to help change perceptions.
Activists Criticize Hiring of Chicago's Interim Top Cop
Activists in Chicago and Los Angeles have criticized the Chicago Police Department's decision to hire former LAPD Chief Charlie Beck as interim superintendent, citing a controversial policing program and...
Finally We Know How Many Unarmed People Los Angeles Police Have Shot
Yesterday, the new president of the Los Angeles Police Commission announced an "alarming" rise in shootings by LAPD officers this year—from 23 last year to 45 this year, 34 of which injured or...
U.S. top court leaves intact jury award in Los Angeles police shooting
The U.S. Supreme Court rejected an appeal by the city of Los Angeles and two policemen on Monday, leaving in place a $5.7 million judgment a jury awarded to a man left paralyzed from the waist down after the officers shot him in the back four times.
BMW To Supply the Los Angeles Police Department with 100 BMW i3 Electric Vehicles
BMW of North America today announced that it has won its bid to supply the Los Angeles Police Department with 100 fully-electric BMW i3 vehicles
How Many MS-13 Gang Members Are There In US? Los Angeles Police Arrest 21 Members
In what is said to be the largest ever crackdown on MS-13 gang in Los Angeles, hundreds of federal and local law enforcement officers spread out across the city to serve arrests and search warrants.
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Interim Police Chief William Smith named Richmond’s new top cop
Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney introduced Interim Richmond Police Chief William Smith as the city’s new top cop.
In Los Angeles, a national model for how to police the mentally ill
By partnering beat cops with mental health clinicians, the Los Angeles Police Department has reduced incidences of force used on individuals with mental illness and has connected thousands of individuals with counseling and support.
How Aerial Surveillance Has Changed Policing — and Crime — in Los Angeles
Inside the city’s pioneering air-support division.
Los Angeles judge says police records should be public
A judge on Tuesday ruled that police records of officer shootings and misconduct are public even if the events occurred before a new state transparency law took effect.
How Long Does It Take The Police To Investigate A Criminal Case In Los Angeles?
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How former Mizzou tight end Sean Culkin cracked the Los Angeles Chargers’ roster
Former Missouri tight end Sean Culkin didn’t see the ball come his way that much in Columbia, but he’s starting to in the NFL. After going undrafted in 2017, the 6-foot-6 tight end is playing for the LA Chargers.