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‘A demonstrable lie’: LAPD called out for blaming ‘defund the police’ on precinct closure when 800 cops are out with COVID

The number of officer in COVID quarantine has multiplied in weeks.

On Jan 13, 2022 by Claire Goforth

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Facebook tells LAPD it can’t use fake accounts to spy on people

It's unclear if the LAPD is actually doing it.

On Nov 19, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich

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LAPD criticized for calling out antifa—but not the Proud Boys—in Instagram post about violent anti-vax protest

Accounts from the ground refute the LAPD's version of events.

On Aug 15, 2021 by Rachel Kiley

Cops with guns (L) and a woman falling to the ground (R).

‘Don’t shoot!’: Woman shot with rubber bullet at close range as police surround pro-trans protesters

The protest was in response to a viral video of a transphobic rant.

On Jul 19, 2021 by Kahron Spearman

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‘I don’t know who I am looking for yet’: Police arrest Black man while searching for white suspect

A judge ruled to release the 2019 bodycam footage.

On Apr 8, 2021 by Michelle Brandabur

An LAPD car on fire while people watch it burn.

Audio allegedly captured violent anti-protester comments—and people think it was the police

The LAPD denies the accusations.

On Mar 26, 2021 by Michelle Brandabur

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The best clips from the LAPD’s disastrous public Zoom meeting

Los Angeles residents spent 8 hours humiliating the LAPD with angry, eloquent complaints.

On Jun 3, 2020 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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The LAPD ran a recruitment ad on far-right website Breitbart (updated)

After backlash, the LAPD opened an investigation into the matter.

On Sep 29, 2019 by Eilish O'Sullivan

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O.J. Simpson has nothing on this low-speed Facebook Live police chase

If you tracked that white Ford Bronco years ago, this video is for you.

On Jan 10, 2017 by David Covucci

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Chris Brown is Instagramming his standoff with the LAPD

'Come get me.'

On Aug 30, 2016 by Ramon Ramirez

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Woman caught in high-speed chase tries to steal police cruiser

Almost.

On Mar 28, 2016 by Elijah Watson

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Justin Bieber lookalike, Tobias Strebel, found dead in Motel 6

Details are limited on the death of Bieber's ultimate fan.

On Aug 26, 2015 by Joey Keeton

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LAPD commission finds officers violated policy in Ezell Ford shooting

One officer's use of deadly force was ruled justified.

On Jun 9, 2015 by Dell Cameron

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How reality TV complicates the debate over what happens to cop cam footage

Why do we suddenly care about the privacy of crime victims?

On Apr 29, 2015 by Gillian Branstetter

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Why it doesn’t matter if the homeless man shot by LAPD reached for the gun

This is how a homeless black man became just another hashtag.

On Mar 4, 2015 by Shawn Carrié