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Law Enforcement Today | October 2, 2014

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Seattle Police Officers Sue DOJ

June 19, 2014 |

Recently, more than 125 Seattle police officers filed a private lawsuit in federal court against the Justice Department (DOJ) and Seattle city officials.  They allege that use-of-force policies introduced as part of a federal court consent decree endanger the officers … Read More

Dangerous Roads

May 17, 2014 |

Off duty LAPD Detective Ernest L. Allen Sr., 52, a 27 year department veteran died recently in an accident on Loma Vista Drive in the Berkley Hills area of Los Angeles County.  His personal pick up truck had been literally … Read More

In Memoriam – Officer Roberto Sanchez

May 6, 2014 |

LAPD Chief Charlie Beck sadly reports that Officer Roberto Sanchez, 32, was struck and killed by a hit and run driver.

Officer Sanchez and his partner were on patrol in the Harbor City neighborhood following a vehicle traveling on Anaheim … Read More

In Memoriam – Officer Chris Cortijo

April 10, 2014 | 2

Chief Charlie Beck of the Los Angeles Police Department sadly reports that Motor Officer Chris Cortijo, 51, passed away due to injuries he sustained in a traffic crash 4 days ago.

Officer Chris Cortijo was stopped at … Read More

In Memoriam – Officer Nicholas C. Lee

March 8, 2014 |

LAPD Chief Charlie Beck has reported that Officer Nicholas Choung Lee, 40, a field training Officer, was killed in a vehicle crash early Friday.  His probationary officer was critically injured.

The vehicle crash occurred around 8:00 am at the … Read More

LAPD Introducing Mental Health Protocols

March 3, 2014 |

All police officers experience that moment where they or a fellow officer is placed in the spotlight. We expect to be questioned and second guessed regarding our conduct, especially in a use of force incident. Why did … Read More

Keep Killer who Murdered LEO in Front of His Son in Prison

January 9, 2014 | 2

Law enforcement officials and Detective Thomas C. Williams’ family are appealing to everyone for help in preventing the parole of cop killer Voltaire A. Williams Inmate Williams is serving a life sentence for the detective’s vicious murder, … Read More

The Three Most Important Days in Your Life

November 19, 2013 | 8

Mark Twain has been quoted as saying, “The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” For most cops, when asked, say they became a … Read More

A Culture of Violence

September 6, 2013 | 2

Recently, the LAPD and FBI discovered images of children posing with firearms and flashing gang signs on the cell phones and social media sites of known gang members. 

One photo showed a child of about 10, dressed … Read More

New Forensic Evidence Found in Black Dahlia Murder

August 27, 2013 |

The Black Dahlia case, the gruesome Los Angeles murder of aspiring actress Elizabeth Short, has fascinated me since forever.  The Dahlia has enthralled people since January 15, 1947, when she was found dead in a Los Angeles … Read More