Aformer Los Angeles Police Department detective was awarded $50,000 as part of a settlement with the city. Frank Lyga alleges he lost his job after being “wrongfully perceived to be racist.” This from the same man who shot and killed fellow LAPD Officer and Black man Kevin Gaines in 1997. Lyga was found to be acting in self-defense […]
Los Angeles settles a discrimination lawsuit for $50,000. The case involved a White LAPD detective who killed a Black officer.
With some quick thinking, the officers helped deliver a healthy baby right inside the vehicle. A thankful mom and dad named the baby boy Messiah Tindley.
A civilian oversight panel ruled Tuesday that LAPD officers were justified in the shooting of Black unarmed homeless man Charly Keundeu Keunang, writes The Guardian. Keunang, who lived on the streets of Los Angeles’ Skid Row, was shot six times which included two shots to the chest, reports the news outlet. The Los Angeles police commission held […]
Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck recommended on Monday that criminal charges should be filed against an officer who shot a homeless man in the back and killed him last year. Officer Clifford Proctor shot and killed Brendon Glenn after the man attempted to get himself off the ground while laying on his stomach last […]
California governor Jerry Brown has signed legislation for a new law designed to guard people of color against racial profiling at the hands of police…
The family of Vachel Howard, who was killed in police custody in 2012, will receive a $3 million pay-out from the city over his death.
In an ongoing effort to make changes within our criminal justice system, the Obama administration has launched a new initiative to help those who are…
Trishawn Carey maintains her innocence, saying that she was at the wrong place and that she surrounded herself with the wrong people.
Los Angeles Police Department officer Mary O’Callaghan was sentenced to 36 months in prison on Thursday after being convicted of assault caught on her police cruiser dash…