Memo to the boss—any boss: arrange your affairs so that you are left with a plausible explanation for trouble other than your own corruption or incompetence.
Yes, it’s expensive to keep people in prison, but Californians may one day rediscover that it's even more expensive to let them out.
To me, it is inconceivable that this operation ever made it out of the first meeting where it was discussed.
DSK may not be a criminal, but he's no gentleman, either.
Whistle past the graveyard all you like, but even if you’re whistling “Rule Britannia,” the graveyard will still be there. (And don't miss Ed Driscoll: "Nobody Mention the Culture War.")
The department arrests the wrong man in the Dodger Stadium beating, but no apologies are necessary.
A proposed law would bar landlords and business owners from inquiring about the criminal past of any prospective tenant or employee.
When you put a case before a jury, you just never know.
“Let’s see if we can make the connection here: slavery, segregation, black codes, Jim Crow, what do they all have in common? Anybody getting scared?"
Will Los Angeles have an effective police force in five years? In ten or twenty? The answers may depend on some crucial decisions to be made at City Hall this month.
The Sacramento Bee would have you believe that if you favor taking a hard line on crime, you are no better than the reprobates from America’s past who argued for slavery.
If on November 6, 2012, you enter the voting booth and remain undecided on how to cast your ballot for president, pause to consider a single Supreme Court decision handed down last week.
The L.A. Times seems surprised by the remarkably litigious officer corps of the LAPD. I'm not.
To Deflect and to Swerve: Inside the not-so-elite ranks of the LAPD's Officers Club.
It was L.A.'s gang culture that killed trendy Westwood Village when a 27-year-old was shot in 1988. Will a recent brutal attack kill a legendary L.A. stadium too?
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.