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Police Commission approves LAPD’s use of drones

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — The Los Angeles Police Commission gave unanimous preliminary approval July 9 to the LAPD’s first unmanned aircraft program, which has long been opposed by critics who believe the use of drones will lead to an invasion of residents’ privacy. The Los Angeles Police Department spent the last year testing the proposed Read More…

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County takes new approach to dealing with deputy shootings

LOS ANGELES — The county Board of Supervisors voted July 9 to have mental health personnel take the lead in reaching out to the families of individuals who are shot by sheriff’s deputies or die in jail, in the face of community complaints about a perceived lack of respect and transparency from sheriff’s officials. Supervisors Read More…

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LAPD blames rise in gun violence on increased gang activity

LOS ANGELES — The city saw a sharp uptick in gun violence during a two-month period that included the shooting death of rapper Nipsey Hussle, according to figures presented to a City Council committee June 12. Los Angeles Police Department Assistant Chief Robert Arcos told the council’s Public Safety Committee that 214 people were injured Read More…