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  • 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...
  • Drunk man fatally shoots wife, waits for police on mattress, LAPD says

    Drunk man fatally shoots wife, waits for police on mattress, LAPD says
    A 59-year-old Sylmar man shot his wife to death after a long night of drinking, then lay down and waited for police to arrest him Monday night, officials said. The Los Angeles County coroner identified the victim as Maria Ines Morales, 45. She was...
  • Don't stampede Chief Beck over LAPD horse deal

    To the editor: I'm growing tired of the attacks on Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck regarding this horse purchase. ("LAPD Chief Charlie Beck needs to start earning our trust," Aug. 8) As Sandy Banks notes, George (the horse in question)...
  • Police search for missing man last seen in Glendale

    Police search for missing man last seen in Glendale
    Police are asking for help in the search for a 26-year-old USC medical student who was last seen in Glendale. A resident of the Westlake area, Derek Adam Seehausen was last seen leaving a residence in the 400 block of West Glenoaks Boulevard around 6 a....
  • 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...
  • LAPD watchdog to launch broad inquiry into misclassified crime stats

    LAPD watchdog to launch broad inquiry into misclassified crime stats
    The Los Angeles Police Department's civilian watchdog said Monday he would launch a broad inquiry into the accuracy of the agency's crime statistics after a Times investigation revealed that the LAPD understated violent crime in the city. Inspector...
  • 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...
  • Inaccurate LAPD crime statistics prompt larger investigation

    Inaccurate LAPD crime statistics prompt larger investigation
    Following a Los Angeles Times investigation that revealed the LAPD underreported violent crimes, the agency’s civilian watchdog said Monday he would launch a broad inquiry into the accuracy of the department’s crime statistics. Alex...
  • L.A. Police Chief Charlie Beck reappointed to second five-year term

    L.A. Police Chief Charlie Beck reappointed to second five-year term
    Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck won a second term in office Tuesday but acknowledged he must now work to address shortcomings that have come to light in recent months. In the run-up to the vote, Beck endured a rocky evaluation process. He faced...