LAPD Violent Arrests: Recent Spate Of Controversies Could Harm Goodwill EffortsLOS ANGELES -- A 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 relations.
Alesia Thomas's Death During Violent Arrest Prompts LAPD Investigation (VIDEO)A Police Department press release at the time said Thomas "put up a violent struggle" and that "she began actively resisting arrest, attempting to pull away from the officers.
Capt. Joseph Hitner Of LAPD Removed In Probe Of Michelle Jordan's Rough ...Joseph Hitner has been removed from his post after surveillance footage of a violent arrest surfaced. LOS ANGELES -- A Los Angeles Police Department commanding officer has been removed amid an internal investigation into a videotaped beating in which ...
5 LAPD officers investigated in death of woman... a violent arrest in which an officer stomped on her genitals, police Chief Charlie Beck said Thursday. "I take all in-custody death investigations very seriously," LAPD Chief Charlie Beck said in a statement to the Los Angeles Times ( http://lat.ms ...
LAPD beats man senselessTMZ · LAPD · police brutality · Violence. Advertisement. This morning TMZ released ... Brian Mulligan, the Managing Director and Vice Chairman of Media for Deutsche Bank, is unrecognizable after his incident with the LAPD. He has severe nasal fractures ...
Spate of forceful arrests threatens LA Police Department's carefully built ...At least five police officers are under investigation after a woman died during a violent arrest in which an officer kicked her genitals, police officials said.
Woman kicked in crotch in LAPD custody dies on cameraAugust 31, 2012 (LOS ANGELES) -- At least five police officers are under investigation after a woman died during a violent arrest in which an officer stomped on her genitals, police Chief Charlie Beck said.
Commander demoted in LAPD video probeThat, to me, was the most disturbing part of this video, of course, other than the violence itself." (Former LAPD deputy commissioner and CBS News senior correspondent John Miller discussed the tape on "CBS This Morning." Watch his analysis in the ...
No violence this time at downtown LA ArtWalk gatheringThree members of an Occupy group from Oakland were detained in Pershing Square in the morning for allegedly chalking messages at the site, said Officer Christopher No of the LAPD's Media Relations office. One of the three was arrested on an outstanding ...
Forceful arrests could harm LAPD goodwill efforts"There's been a real effort to change the culture," said Joe Domanick, a professor at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice who is writing a book on the transformation of the LAPD after the Rodney King beating. "It takes a long time for a culture to ...
LAPD officers investigated for excessive forceNazif said the officers' interaction with each other was almost as disturbing as the violence, CBS Los Angeles reports.
LAPD Calls on Community's Help in Addressing ViolenceProperty values are on the rise and the neighborhood is now home to a community garden. Murhpy said a multi-agency raid of Drew Street proportions would likely not be needed to put an end to gang violence on Monte Vista Street. Instead, the LAPD would ...
Ronald Weekley Jr., College Student, Claims LAPD Officers Used Excessive ...A bystander was there to film the arrest, and footage shows that Weekley was trapped underneath several LAPD officers who were trying to handcuff him.
Is the LAPD's 'Zero Tolerance' in Highland Park Also Benefiting Eagle Rock?The Los Angeles Police Department recently stepped up enforcement in Highland Park and enforced a "zero tolerance" policy toward gangs in the neighborhood following violent encounters between rival members, according to Senior Lead Officer Craig ...
Video: Michelle Jordan Pulled Over for Driving with Cellphone, Brutally Beaten ...Jordan and her attorneys admit it was wrong of her to argue with the police, but Jordan had accepted her arrest and was not acting violent toward the officers. They have filed ... But certainly nothing that warranted a physical assault from the LAPD ...
Caught On Camera: 2 LAPD Officers Investigated For Use Of Force During ArrestLOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) - Two Los Angeles Police Department officers are under investigation after allegedly slamming a handcuffed woman to the ground during an arrest in Pacoima.
Capturing the world through photography, video and multimediaLos Angeles - A police photographer documents the scene after a man driving a stolen LAPD cruiser smashed into a Starbucks on La Brea Avenue, officials said.
Crime in citiesThe fall in violent crime in Los Angeles began in 1992, a decade before the introduction of Compstat, and a time when the LAPD was hated by many residents, particularly blacks and Latinos. The truth is that no one predicted America's great crime ...
LAPD Promises Transparent Investigation into Venice Man's Police Brutality ClaimJohnson opened the discussion by providing the council's board and audience with an update on the case of Ronald Weekly, 20, a Venice man whose violent arrest Saturday afternoon was recorded on video. The situation was likened by Johnson to three ...
Making sense of big data to fight crimeDuring my tenure at the LAPD, we had a serial robbery case that became increasingly violent with every incident. The only data had been a partial license plate that was inadvertently transcribed.