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 lawsuit alleges the department is withholding footage of the June 3, 2020, shooting of Jermaine Welch and misrepresenting reality in critical incident videos.
The Los Angeles Police Commission ruled that William Dorsey Jones Jr. acted out of policy when he shot and killed 14-year-old Valentina Orellana Peralta and 24-year-old Daniel Elena Lopez.
There is no video evidence to support critical details of the deputies’ story.
Two shootings in three days share concerning similarities.
LAPD shot Jermaine Petit in the back several times after reports of him possessing a “deadly weapon.” Officers later revealed they only found a small car part at the scene.
David Sullivan was killed by the Buena Park Police Department in 2019. With relatives of other police brutality victims by their side, the Sullivans took the city to court this April.
An exclusive Knock LA investigation reveals more details of a 2015 off-duty shooting in Kern County.
In this op-ed, members of White People 4 Black Lives detail Torrance Police Department’s racist history and argue how to combat it.
Sheriff’s Deputies shot at the unarmed man 33 times.