Former LAPD Harbor Division Commander Patrick Gannon to retireAs a lieutenant at Internal Affairs, he was officer in charge of the Rampart Task Force, which investigated the division's corruption scandal involving gang detectives. In 2003, Gannon achieved the job he always wanted - Harbor Division commander.
LA's Gangster SquadA different secretive Los Angeles police squad a decade earlier, in the 1930s, served a corrupt city administration by bugging a vocal reformer and then planting a bomb in the car of his chief investigator -- the lieutenant who headed that unit was ...
BOOK REVIEW: 'Gangster Squad': Secretive LAPD Unit Goes After Mobsters in ...Lieberman's book will remind people who've seen the flick of the corruption of the City of the Angels in the years preceding WWII and in the postwar years, too, when crimes like the "Black Dahlia" dismemberment murder of Elizabeth Short transfixed the ...
McGinn reappoints police watchdog, hires respected LA adviserShe also played an instrumental role in guiding the city through a consent decree with the Justice Department that was hailed for changing community perceptions of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD). "Twenty years after the police beating of ...
'Closer' Gang Post-Sedgwick; Gritty 'Copper': Greg EvansMcDonnell's imperial, by-the-books Internal Affairs cop Sharon Raydor is promoted to replace Sedgwick's quirky, intuitive Brenda Leigh Johnson as captain of the L.A.P.D.'s major crimes unit. Fans of Sedgwick's eccentric, junk-food junkie Brenda might ...
Angels with Dirty FacesGangster Squad, slated for January 11, 2013, depicts a small secret crew of 1949 LAPD outsiders who go up against ruthless Brooklyn-born mob king Mickey Cohen, who runs the town.
Common Law's Season 1 Finale Goes Out with a BangAfter their successful first case and subsequent promotion to Homicide, Travis and Wes tried to pay their good fortune forward to Pacman, handing a few high-profile arrests over to him so he could up his own reputation at the LAPD. The gesture paid off ...
CBS Releases Details About Premiere Episodes of New Series Including ...Ralph Lamb wants to be left in peace to run his ranch, but Las Vegas is now swelling with outsiders and corruption which are intruding on his simple life.
Tucson News NowFormer Border Patrol union head denies fraudA spate of incidents in which Los Angeles police officers are under investigation for use of excessive force is threatening to erode the Police Department's hard-won efforts over several years to bolster community.