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  • LAPD shooting suspect showed no signs of violence, father says

    LAPD shooting suspect showed no signs of violence, father says
    Daniel Yealu was upbeat when he talked to his father last year. The 29-year-old said he was making good money as a security guard, had applied to get into the Burbank police academy and hoped to soon buy a condominium. But on Monday night, Yealu...
  • LAPD disconnect isn't good for police or the public

    For 12 years, in the aftermath of the Rampart corruption scandal, the Los Angeles Police Department operated under a federal consent decree that forced major changes on the long-troubled, much-criticized department. The LAPD was overseen by outsiders, its...
  • Police Commission calls for public airing of LAPD tampering case

    Police Commission calls for public airing of LAPD tampering case
    The Los Angeles Police Commission on Tuesday called for a public hearing to question LAPD officials about patrol officers who tampered with voice recording equipment in patrol cars. Commissioner Robert Saltzman said he wanted to hear from senior staff...
  • LAPD shooting suspect wanted to be police officer, father says

    LAPD shooting suspect wanted to be police officer, father says
    The father of the 29-year-old man accused of opening fire at a Los Angeles police station Monday night said his son was working as a security guard and aspired to be a police officer. Danny Yealu, 58, told The Times that his son — Daniel C. Yealu ...
  • Suspect in LAPD shooting had been rejected by L.A. Police Academy

    Suspect in LAPD shooting had been rejected by L.A. Police Academy
    The man who police say opened fire at a Los Angeles Police Department station Monday night had tried to become a Los Angeles police officer but was rejected, officials said. LAPD Cmdr. Andy Smith said Daniel C. Yealu had applied to join the LAPD academy...
  • LAPD station shooter had assault weapons at home, in car, police say

    LAPD station shooter had assault weapons at home, in car, police say
    The man accused of opening fire in a Mid-City Los Angeles police station Monday night, wounding a police officer, has been identified as 29-year-old man who had access to assault weapons, one of which was allegedly waiting in his car, officials said...
  • Separate killings of Lincoln Heights women are related, police say

    Separate killings of Lincoln Heights women are related, police say
    The killings of two Lincoln Heights women whose bodies were discovered near freeways have been linked through forensic evidence, prompting police on Tuesday to announce a $50,000 reward in the hopes that someone will come forward with information. The...
  • Motive behind shooting in LAPD station remains unclear, officials say

    Motive behind shooting in LAPD station remains unclear, officials say
    Los Angeles police said they are still trying to determine what prompted a man to open fire at an LAPD station in Mid-City station Monday night, wounding an officer. The shooting suspect, 29-year-old Daniel C. Yealu, remained hospitalized in critical...
  • LAPD shooting: Chief says wounded officer was 'very, very lucky'

    LAPD shooting: Chief says wounded officer was 'very, very lucky'
    Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck said Monday night that an officer wounded by a gunman was "very, very lucky" after he was shot at seven times. The officer, whose name was not being released, was wearing a ballistic vest that stopped some of the...
  • LAPD shooting: Officer wounded, apparently in shoulder or side

    LAPD shooting: Officer wounded, apparently in shoulder or side
    A Los Angeles police officer was wounded, apparently in the shoulder or side, and the bullet may have been stopped by the officer's ballistic vest, authorities told The Times on Monday night. The officer was hit after a man walked into the West Bureau...
  • LAPD officers tampered with equipment that recorded them on patrol

    LAPD officers tampered with equipment that recorded them on patrol
    The Los Angeles Police Commission is demanding answers amid revelations that officers tampered with voice-recording equipment in dozens of patrol cars in an effort to avoid being monitored while on duty. An inspection by Los Angeles Police Department...
  • LAPD officers tampered with in-car recording equipment, records show

    LAPD officers tampered with in-car recording equipment, records show
    Los Angeles police officers tampered with voice recording equipment in dozens of patrol cars in an effort to avoid being monitored while on duty, according to records and interviews. An inspection by Los Angeles Police Department investigators found...