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Ezell Ford shooting: Mayor says commission’s review will be ‘impartial’

By Kate Mather A day before the Police Commission is scheduled to decide whether two LAPD officers acted within policy in the fatal shooting of Ezell Ford, Mayor Eric Garcetti said he was confident that commissioners would “conduct an impartial … Continue reading

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Police Assault Mentally Ill Homeless Man in LA

By Renee Lewis Attorneys representing a mentally ill homeless man allegedly beaten by Los Angeles Police Department officers last summer have requested a federal investigation into the incident. Samuel Arrington, 52, who is homeless and suffers from bipolar disorder, was … Continue reading

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Documentary Blows Open Serial Killer’s 25-Year Spree of Killing Black Women and a Shocking Lack of Interest in Catching Him

By Kali Holloway By the mid-1980s, the Los Angeles Police Department knew there was a prolific serial killer operating in the South Central section of the city. His victims, like most of the residents of the area, were overwhelmingly African … Continue reading

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