LAPD officers manning sobriety checkpoints will no longer impound cars discovered to be driven by unlicensed illegal immigrants. Yes, you read that correctly.
Police and firefighter unions are different: there is no private sector market for our services.
There is no carnival so vulgar that it cannot be made more so by the presence of Jesse Jackson, who told ABC News that he found the spirit of the assembled protesters in Madison "infectuous."
LAPD cops were asked to pick up picket signs and march alongside a bunch of leftist kooks and government bureaucrats to show encouragement to Wisconsin’s public sector workers.
The Times shows its naivete regarding the work of police gang units and why they are balking at financial disclosure regulations.
As is often the case when government inserts itself where it has no business, the best of intentions can yield disastrous results. For L.A., this means more people will be murdered this year than last. (Also read J. Christian Adams at the Tatler: "Steve Rosenbaum: foe of LAPD, friend of New Black Panthers")
The sheriff of Pima County is troubled by vitriol only when it comes from the mouths of conservatives.
For ten years, the momentum in the fight against crime has been on the LAPD’s side, but the city’s bleak financial picture may change that. You won’t want to live or visit here if it does.
Holder's DOJ shrugged at direct evidence of voter intimidation in the New Black Panther case, but it has no problem accusing L.A. cops of engaging in discrimination on the basis of a single conversation.
Few parents fret over the prospect of their child getting shot in the backyard. What kind of a place must it be where they do?
Prop 19 would decriminalize the possession and cultivation of small amounts of marijuana for personal use. But anyone with a little cash and a little creativity can already enjoy the protections afforded by the medical marijuana charade.
Why would the union that represents LAPD officers even think of endorsing liberal Jerry Brown to reprise his disastrous turn as California's governor? Because politics is full of compromising positions.
The political steam-venting begins, designed to assuage angry local residents — and you read it here first. (A followup to Jack's September 22nd story, still online here.)
None of them would ever dare admit it publicly, but mayors and police chiefs in cities across the country live in constant fear of getting the phone call that informs them of an incident that if not quickly and deftly handled, may lead to rioting in the streets.
Manuel Jamines went after the responding police with his blade, but the mob wants the cops on trial for murder because he was "unarmed."
Chicago street thugs held a press conference where they complained they were not getting their fair share of the goodies that make Chi-Town the "City that Works."
With the futuristic-sounding prospect of "stopping crime before it starts," what could go wrong?
Economic recovery on a local scale, whether in Los Angeles, Oakland, or St. Louis, is largely dependent on the willingness of citizens to live and spend money there.
What level of depravity has a city reached when a uniformed police officer is no safer from a street robbery than anyone else?
Call it the Ted Kennedy school of merrymaking: we mustn’t let the occasional cost of a young woman’s life stand in the way of having a good time.
If you thought L.A.'s mayor and police brass learned from last year's embarrassment, you are not a police officer, certainly not one with the LAPD.
For a male police officer, there are few things more vexing on the job than trying to arrest a female who does not want to be arrested.
In criticizing Arizona's new immigration law, LAPD Chief Charlie Beck speaks on behalf of the man who appointed him, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.
A group of police chiefs — including L.A.'s Charlie Beck — say that illegal aliens will be more reluctant to help fight crime out of fear of law enforcement.
Aiyana Stanley-Jones was accidentally shot during a police raid of an alleged murder suspect. Could her death have been avoided?