Disgraced ex-LAPD cop Christopher Dorner has been described by police and experts as a delusional and perhaps even psychopathic killer. But in the African American community he's often viewed in a different light -- as a victim of racism who became unhinged only after exhausting legitimate avenues ... More >>
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Coliseum CommissionElectric Daisy Carnival.Updated after the jump with corrected numbers for the cost of officer deployments at raves and with a rough estimate of Electric Daisy Carnival's revenues. First posted at 12:58 p.m. Raves attract crime. That much is clear. So do football games, roc ... More >>
Chief Charlie Beck.New Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck took less than a week as the city's top cop to rearrange his command staff. While you might rightfully have a sharp eye on what he plans to do with his fellow challengers for chief, Deputy Chief Michel Moore and Assistant Chi ... More >>
Nothing against the interesting list the Los Angeles Times published today, of the Los Angeles Police Department's top brass who want to replace the departing Bill Bratton. But the chances that City Hall would somehow have a permanent new chief in place the day Bratton leaves for New York, which is ... More >>
By Daniel HeimpelA couple weeks back I asked L.A. gang czar Rev. Jeff Carr, who were the people doling out millions of dollars in taxpayer funds to largely untested non-profits who will try to prevent kids from joining gangs. Carr told me, in broad outlines, the kind of people who were on the govern ... More >>
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