LAPD News

News, Amber Alerts and other important info from the Los Angeles Police Department.

Feb 252017
 
LAPD Doesn’t Enforce Immigration Rules

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer and Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson have taken issue with Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s agents (ICE) misrepresenting themselves as “police” officers while conducting immigration investigations and enforcement. Our City’s leaders expressed their collective dismay and displeasure in a letter to John F. […]

Feb 212017
 
Police Officer Killed In Whittier

LASD Homicide Assisting Whittier PD with Officer Involved Shooting, Mar Vista St and Colima Rd, Whittier Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau detectives are continuing to assist Whittier Police Department personnel investigate the circumstances surrounding an Officer-Involved Shooting that occurred at Mar Vista Street and Colima Road, Whittier on Monday February 20, 2017 at approximately […]

Nov 152016
 
LAPD On Anti-Trump Protest In Downtown LA

On November 13th several thousand protestors marched throughout Los Angeles to express their opinions on the recent election. LAPD officers from throughout the City worked diligently to facilitate the demonstrators constitutionally guaranteed right to peacefully demonstrate while ensuring a safe environment for everyone. Last evening and into the early morning, approximately 1,000 protestors marched through […]

Sep 132016
 
LAPD Holds Latino Community Forum

The Rampart Station invites Latino community leaders and the Latino community members for a forum. Dialog between the community and the LAPD makes Los Angeles safer for us all. WHAT: The “Latino Community Forum” is an event for the leaders and members of the community. WHEN: Tuesday, September 13, 2016 Set-up 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 […]

Aug 312016
 
Los Angeles Mother Accused Of Abusing And Killing Her Son

The Los Angeles Police Department’s Abused Child Section, arrested mother for child endangerment resulting in death.   On August 22, 2016, around 2:15 p.m., Rampart patrol officers responded to a radio call of a, “Suspicious Death Investigation Involving a Child”, in the 2200 block of West Sunset Avenue where Jose Pinzon met with officers. Pinzon […]

Jul 252016
 
Award For Locating Stolen Penske Truck

The Los Angeles Police Department’s Foothill Area Auto Detectives are asking for the public’s help in locating a stolen Penske commercial truck containing sports apparel and business related items worth approximately $375,000 dollars. On Sunday, July 17, 2016, around 11:30 p.m., the victim parked a yellow moving truck in the area of Herrick Avenue and […]

Jul 232016
 
LAPD Partners With Celebrities To Launch The Stop The Violence Campaign

In 2015, nearly one thousand people were shot in the City of Los Angeles. Unfortunately, the vast majority of shooting victims were young men of color shot by other young men of color. According to Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck, “Far too many of our young men are victims of senseless shootings at the […]

Jul 202016
 
Stop Terrorism BEFORE It Strikes

What Suspicious Behaviors and Activities Should You Report? People drawing or measuring important buildings. Strangers asking questions about security or building security procedures. Briefcase, suitcase, backpack, or package left behind. Cars or trucks left in No Parking zones in front of important buildings. Intruders in secure areas where they are not supposed to be. Chemical […]

Jul 172016
 
iWATCH L.A. App

iWATCH, iREPORT, i KEEP US SAFE (iWATCH) is a community awareness program created to educate the public about behaviors and activities that may have a connection to terrorism. This program is a community program to help your neighborhood stay safe from terrorist activities. It is a partnership between your community and the Los Angeles Police […]

Jul 162016
 
LAPD On The Attack in Nice France

LAPD released a statement On The Attack in Nice France: “As the people of Nice, France work to deal with the tragic and horrific attack, our thoughts and prayers are with them. As a department, we stand united with our French residents all around the world. We at the Los Angeles Police Department send our […]

Jun 252016
 
LAPD Body Camera Approved To Proceed

City Council announced today that it has approved the Body Worn Video Camera project to continue as planned by the Los Angeles Police Department. The decision today by City Council to approve the LAPD’s contract to move forward with the purchase and deployment of nearly 7,000 cameras over the next 2 years, was received with […]

Jun 242016
 
LAPD Safety Tips

The following Holiday Safety Tips were compiled, in cooperation with the LAPD Crime Prevention Section, to contribute to the safety and security of people during the upcoming holiday. The Independence Day is always a special occasion. It is also a time when busy people become careless and vulnerable to theft and other crime. We can […]

Jun 222016
 
LAPD Focuses On Education And Enforcement At Dangerous Intersections In Valley Bureau

LAPD’s Directed Enforcement Task Force (DETF) identified intersections in San Fernando Valley where most traffic accidents occur and is working on reducing the number of traffic collisions through education and enforcement. The goal being to end traffic deaths by 2025. One of the primary duties of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) is to facilitate […]

Jun 122016
 
Teacher Assistant Arrested For Sexual Battery

The Los Angeles Police Department Juvenile Division – Sexually Exploited Child Unit detectives are asking for the public’s help in locating additional victims of 34-year-old Pil Mendez who was arrested for sexual battery. On June 8, 2016 around 9:40 a.m., Mendez was arrested for one count of 243.4(e)(1) PC and three counts of 647.6(a)(2) PC. […]

Jun 102016
 
LAPD Asks For Public’s Help In Solving Deadly Topanga Shootings

The Los Angeles Police Department, Valley Bureau Homicide Detectives are asking for the public’s help in providing any information that would lead to the arrest of the suspects who killed two people in the Topanga area. On June 2, 2016, around 4:00 p.m., Topanga Area patrol officers responded to the 6100 block of Corbin Avenue […]

Jun 082016
 
Mayor Garcetti and Chief Beck Unveil Electric Fleet For LAPD

  Mayor Garcetti and Chief Beck Unveiled Electric Fleet for LAPD WHAT: News Conference WHEN: Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. WHERE: Motor Transport Main Street Facility 260 S. Main Street Los Angeles, CA 90012 WHO: Mayor Eric Garcetti and LAPD Chief of Police Charlie Beck WHY: This event announced a major order of […]

Jun 062016
 
Talking With Kids About Drugs

Don’t put off talking to your children about alcohol and other drugs. As early as fourth grade, kids worry about pressures to try drugs. School programs alone aren’t enough. Parents must become involved, but most parents aren’t sure how to tell their children about drugs. Open communication is one of the most effective tools you […]

Jun 032016
 
Fatal Hit And Run With Pedestrian

The Los Angeles Police Department South Traffic Division detectives are asking for the public’s help in providing any information that would lead to the identification of the suspect involved in a hit and run collision which left 65-year-old Joseph C Haywood injured at scene. On May 31, 2016, around 10:10 p.m, Joseph C. Haywood was […]

May 282016
 
Burglary Suspect Caught on Video at Hollywood Recording Studio

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department’s Hollywood Area burglary detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a burglary suspect. On May 21, 2016, around 3:45 p.m., the suspect entered a recording studio located in the 6600 block of Santa Monica Boulevard in the City of Los Angeles. When challenged by an employee, […]