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LA Police Protective League



Los Angeles
Police Protective League

the union that represents the
rank and file LAPD officers

  Daily Local & Regional NewsWatch

Daily News Digest
from LA Police Protective League

Dec 17, 2012

Recent Headlines

Dec 16, 2012
LAPD to Beef Up Security at K-8 Schools
LAPD Chief Charlie Beck announces a plan to have officers patrol kindergarten through 8th grade schools in LA.

Dec 11, 2012
AB 109: Los Angeles County grapples with challenges of prison realignment
It's been a year since California started its federal court-ordered mandate to reduce its prison population, which has put mounting pressure on county jails and probation departments.

Dec 10, 2012
L.A. County supervisors question probation supervision after Northridge slayings
LA Daily News
The L.A. County Probation Department will have to answer tough questions after a man supposed to be under its supervision allegedly killed four people in Northridge last week.

Dec 6, 2012
Northridge shooting suspect was on probation, promised to avoid guns
Pasadena Star News
The lead suspect in the fatal shootings of four people in Northridge promised a judge in September that he would stay away from guns when he was placed on probation for a methamphetamine charge, according to court records.

Dec 3, 2012
Jackie Lacey sworn in as L.A.'s first woman and African-American district attorney
LA Daily News
Jackie Lacey took the oath of office Monday as Los Angeles County's first woman and first African-American District Attorney since the office was created in 1850.

Nov 28, 2012
Fewer police, more burglaries in Oakland
SF Gate
Oakland's over-the-top homicide rate is only the most obvious problem when it comes to the city's explosion in crime.

Nov 26, 2012
Unions hail demise of Riordan pension-reform ballot measure effort
LA Times blog
Representatives of Los Angeles city labor unions on Monday hailed the announcement that former Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan had pulled the plug on his ballot measure effort to roll back pension benefits for city employees, calling it an expensive and poorly thought out proposal.

Nov 26, 2012
Riordan abruptly ends bid to get L.A. pension measure on ballot
LA Times blog
Former Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan's push for a May ballot measure to cut pension benefits of city employees abruptly collapsed Monday, with a spokesman saying Riordan had suspended signature-gathering efforts.

Nov 20, 2012
Holiday Safety Tips From the LAPD
Brentwood Patch
Take precaution of you and your valuables when out shopping or at home during the holiday season.


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