Topic Police Brutality
The current recall election is yet another example of how special interest groups — including Santa Ana’s police association — continue to consolidate power in Santa Ana.
A man who previously mocked people of color killed by police was killed by an alleged member of a white supremacist deputy gang.
An LA School Police Department officer attempted to de-escalate a fight at a basketball game with pepper spray, hitting several uninvolved students in the process. Critics say these actions violated LASPD policy.
A fake BOLO bulletin made light of the tragic killing of Brandon Lopez. The department has called it mere “musings” and refuses to disclose who is responsible.
After a series of brutal deaths resulting from encounters with police, protesters took to the streets of LA.
Two shootings and one death in custody lead to calls for more mental health professionals working with LAPD. Other city officials are asking for unarmed professionals.
The fatal shooting of Elena Lopez and Orellana Peralta was not the first incident that led Jones' supervisor to question his actions while responding to a call.
The Police Commission will discuss a second term as Chief of LAPD. Here’s a list of controversies and scandals Moore and the LAPD have faced.
The law restricts the LAPD’s use of force, but potentially under-trained officers wielding “less-lethal” weapons against crowds can cause drastic harm.
Holder was an unarmed Black man shot 17 times by Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department deputies on a freeway on-ramp.