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“When you are talking about gunfire in urban areas, time is of the essence.”
A veteran homicide detective discusses his book about a multidisciplinary investigation that started at an arson scene and ended nearly a year later with the case solved, plus he shares some pearls of wisdom for new detectives
“Criminals think they are so smart. The problem for them is the police are smarter. Detectives resolve things. They don’t give up.” - Lt. Joe Kenda
Officer Robert Keller was killed while responding to a burglary in 1967
The move comes as part of an effort to combat the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons epidemic; there are approximately 4,200 unsolved cases in the state
Duane Davis maintains he was given immunity in 2008 by an FBI and LAPD task force investigating the killings of Shakur in Las Vegas and rival rapper known as The Notorious B.I.G. six months later
Billy Clardy III was shot and killed while working on an undercover drug operation
The suspect was captured after fleeing the store and tossing the murder weapon to the ground at a train station
One of the officers was stabbed in the area of his neck and chest, the other was slashed in the head before one of them shot the assailant
The justices rejected the appeal without issuing any comments or explanation after Chauvin argued his trial was tainted by negative publicity
The lawsuit centers around a failure to investigate Austin Lee Edwards’ admittance to a mental health facility during the hiring process
"[Officer Julian Becerra’s] tragic death is a stark reminder of the tangible impact habitual offenders have on this community,” Lt. Sheyna Marshall testified
The suspect posted his $10,000 secured bond “before being fully booked into the jail,” Sheriff Travis Allen said
The long processing times were called into question last year when a man was convicted of a 2021 rape weeks after killing a woman in 2022
The LAPD say the man was driving his car at around 100 miles per hour when he slammed into the side of the car driven by Officer Darrell Cunningham
After the man ambushed and wounded the deputies, he fled in their cruiser, running over one deputy’s leg
The May incident led to an officer being fired and charged, as well as increased de-escalation training at the department
Moody police Sgt. Stephen Williams, who was ambushed and killed while responding to a 911 call in 2020, was awarded Officer of the Year in 2019
Officer Billy Clardy III was 48 years old when he was shot and killed in December 2019 during an undercover drug operation
“Just a fu***** hit and run. Slap on the wrist. Why you got to lie and say it’s something serious?” Jesus Ayala asks the arresting officer
Sgt. Patrick Kepp will not be able to return to the department as an active-duty officer
Robert Benjamin Nelson, 31, shot at Sgt. Sharron Duran three times when she pulled him over in 2020
Ray Allen Shetler accused the officers of seeking “retribution” for his fatal shooting of Officer Lloyd Reed Jr. and his acquittal in that case
“Ryan was everything we look for in a deputy sheriff — integrity, a passion to serve, high emotional intelligence and a heart of a guardian — and yes, when needed, an absolute warrior,” said Sheriff Robert Luna
The new strategy identified 69 violence-prone “zones” and added a heavy police presence during summer months
Deputy Ryan Clinkunbroomer, 30, was a third-generation deputy, following his father and grandfather into the department
“When police officers ordered him to show his hands, he instead produced a weapon and pointed it at an armed police officer. In no world (are) those facts murder,” a defense attorney said
“Whether mental health is a factor or not, think about this: If I had to go to your family and tell them that you were not coming home and you were just murdered, does it matter what the person was thinking or their condition?” Sheriff Luna said
The suspects recorded the killing of retired Bell Police Chief Andreas Probst on video, which was provided to the police by an SRO