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A report on the LAPD’s response to mass demonstrations in summer 2020 reveals how acts of violence against police and citizens, extensive property damage and looting caught police off guard
Jim and Doug sit down with author Alex Gerould to discuss how “The Valley of the Shadow of Death” came to be and what lessons it offers for readers
From intern to chief, Scott Edson continually evolved with the demands of the law enforcement profession and helped advance LASD’s mission
Union leaders expressed gratitude for city leadership’s “strategic investment” in rebuilding the LAPD with benefits in its new contract
The man, suspected of grand theft auto, eventually surrendered and was taken into custody
Bystander video shows officers deploying less lethal weapons before the man was shot by the officers
Deputy Ryan Clinkunbroomer’s parents claim that mandatory overtime left their son too fatigued to defend himself
Police on foot, in cruisers and riding on the back of a civilian’s pickup truck were able to apprehend the man
The union claims the city had “ample time” to pay up; the union said they are calculating individual back pay for each of the 8,800 sworn officers
City officials question whether self-driving taxis should be approved after incidents of taxis in San Francisco interfering with first responders
One recruit died in the 2022 incident, and 24 were injured; the man was initially charged with attempted murder, but was later found to be asleep at the wheel