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  • Stun guns not a cure-all for police shootings, experts warn

    Stun guns not a cure-all for police shootings, experts warn
    Lethal police shootings in Ferguson, Mo., and St. Louis this month, and a chokehold death in New York City in July, have been met with a question: Why didn't the officers use a Taser? Although the use of stun guns has become prevalent in police...
  • Shootings studied for links to fatal Valley rampage

    Shootings studied for links to fatal Valley rampage
    Authorities are investigating whether the killings of three people Sunday morning in a San Fernando Valley crime rampage are linked to a rash of recent shootings on Los Angeles-area roadways, including some that were originally considered unrelated...
  • Report questions LAPD program to flag misconduct

    Report questions LAPD program to flag misconduct
    A highly touted computer system designed by the Los Angeles Police Department to identify inappropriate behavior routinely flags officers who appear to pose no problem while failing to catch many of those who do, a new report has found. The report by...
  • 5 people shot, 2 killed while going to church; LAPD seeks SUV driver

    5 people shot, 2 killed while going to church; LAPD seeks SUV driver
    Los Angeles police believe a series of shootings across the San Fernando Valley early Sunday that left three dead and two wounded are related after witnesses reported seeing a gunman in a tan SUV with tinted windows. The three shootings unfolded...
  • 3 dead after 3 shootings within an hour in S.F. Valley; SUV sought

    Los Angeles police said a string of shootings Sunday morning that left three people dead and two injured appeared to be connected. Police are looking for a tan or light-colored SUV that detectives believe was involved in the shootings, which all...
  • Police officers, please think before pulling the trigger

    To the editor: Let me preface this by saying that I am a strong supporter of the Los Angeles Police Department. Without its brave men and women who risk life and limb every day, safety and security in our city would be more fragile. ("L.A. settles...
  • Justin Bieber cellphone incident prompts LAPD response to restaurant

    Los Angeles police responded to a Hollywood restaurant Monday night after someone used a cellphone to shoot video footage of Justin Bieber. Officers went to Dave & Buster's restaurant after a report that someone from Bieber's security team may have...
  • LAPD calls man in custody a suspect in San Fernando Valley killings

    LAPD calls man in custody a suspect in San Fernando Valley killings
    Los Angeles police on Monday described a man whom officers took into custody over the weekend as a suspect in a bizarre series of shootings that left three people dead in the San Fernando Valley on Sunday. Alexander Hernandez, 34, was taken into custody...
  • New enforcement tool for L.A. 'quality of life' issues proposed

    Los Angeles could soon create a new system of police-issued citations for minor "quality of life" annoyances that typically would be resolved with a warning.   The pilot program, called Administrative Citation Enforcement, gives the LAPD  and the...
  • CHP: Man who tried to run over officer in pursuit has warrants

    CHP: Man who tried to run over officer in pursuit has warrants
    A man who led police and California Highway Patrol officers on a high-speed pursuit Monday from Agoura Hills to Tarzana was wanted on two warrants for assault with a deadly weapon, officials said. The chase lasted less than an hour, but in that time the...
  • Valley killings may be tied to other shootings, LAPD says

    Valley killings may be tied to other shootings, LAPD says
    Los Angeles police detectives are trying to determine whether three separate killings Sunday in the San Fernando Valley are connected to other shootings in recent days. Law enforcement sources told The Times today that among the cases detectives are...
  • LAPD warns public to remain vigilant after string of shootings kills 3

    LAPD warns public to remain vigilant after string of shootings kills 3
    Los Angeles police urged residents to remain vigilant Monday morning as detectives fanned across the San Fernando Valley looking for clues behind a series of shootings that left three people dead and four others wounded. Detectives with the LAPD’s...