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  • Lawmakers approve settlement to hike new police officers' pay

    Lawmakers approve settlement to hike new police officers' pay
    The Los Angeles City Council approved a legal settlement Wednesday hiking the pay of police officers who said they were provided inaccurate salary information when they were being recruited. The settlement with the Los Angeles Police Protective League,...
  • Naming officers who fire shots far from routine in St. Louis area

    ST. LOUIS A public cry for the name of the Ferguson police officer who killed Michael Brown is a fresh and uncommonly loud iteration of a recurring debate on the balance between police credibility and a public servant's safety. Although many...
  • Los Angeles police investigate shooting of unarmed black man

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Los Angeles police are investigating the shooting death of an unarmed black man by an officer during an "investigative stop" that led to a struggle, a police spokeswoman said on Wednesday. The incident on Monday night in the...
  • Los Angeles police investigate shooting death of unarmed black man

    Los Angeles police investigate shooting death of unarmed black man
    Los Angeles police are investigating the shooting death of an unarmed black man by an officer during an "investigative stop" that led to a struggle, a police spokeswoman said on Wednesday.  The incident on Monday night in the city's southern Newton...
  • Parents of man slain by LAPD say his mental illness was well known

    Parents of man slain by LAPD say his mental illness was well known
    The parents of a 25-year-old man fatally shot by Los Angeles police Monday said they were confused by the circumstances of their son's death, saying everyone in the neighborhood -- including police -- knew he was mentally ill. On Tuesday, with activists...
  • Amid protests, LAPD explains fatal shooting of South L.A. man

    Amid protests, LAPD explains fatal shooting of South L.A. man
    Los Angeles police on Wednesday defended an officer-involved shooting that left a 25-year-old man dead, saying he tackled one of two officers, forcing him to use a backup gun. The account differs from what family members of the man, Ezell Ford, told ...
  • Protest planned after LAPD officer shoots, kills man during struggle

    Protest planned after LAPD officer shoots, kills man during struggle
    A protest is being planned for Sunday in front of Los Angeles police headquarters in downtown after a man was shot and killed by an officer this week in Florence. The shooting occurred about 8:20 p.m. Monday after an officer conducted "an...
  • L.A., police union reach legal deal over salaries for new recruits

    L.A., police union reach legal deal over salaries for new recruits
    Los Angeles officials said Tuesday that they have reached an agreement to resolve a union lawsuit over the pay provided to nearly 1,000 police officers hired since 2010. The settlement with the Los Angeles Police Protective League, the rank-and-file...
  • Man shot, wounded by LAPD officer in Jefferson Park

    Man shot, wounded by LAPD officer in Jefferson Park
    A man was taken to a trauma center in stable condition Tuesday night after being shot by an LAPD officer in Jefferson Park, officials said. A Los Angeles Police Department officer shot the man during an "officer-initiated stop" about 9:15 p.m. at 30th...
  • LAPD shouldn't be solely in charge of crime stats

    LAPD shouldn't be solely in charge of crime stats
    To the editor: The Times is to be congratulated for uncovering a de facto coverup of crime statistics by the Los Angeles Police Department. Reporters had to sift through nearly 1,200 serious violent crimes to prove the pattern. ("LAPD misclassified nearly...
  • LAPD fatally shoots man; family calls it unjustified

    LAPD fatally shoots man; family calls it unjustified
    An unidentified person shot Monday night by a Los Angeles police officer in the Florence neighborhood has died, authorities said Tuesday. An officer with the Los Angeles Police Department's Newton Division conducted "an investigative stop" in the 200...
  • L.A. County board orders audit of sheriff's crime statistics

    Los Angeles County supervisors Tuesday ordered an independent review of the Sheriff Department's crime statistics following a Times investigation that revealed problems with the Los Angeles Police Department's reporting of violent crimes. Calling the...