Inmate dies at Twin Towers jail →
Drunk-driving crackdown begins this weekend in... →
Cops saw video of deadly incident with Kelly... →
Ex-police officer gets jail in rape case that... →
Police administrator suspected of embezzling... →
One of the Santa Barbara Police Department’s top civilian employees was arrested on suspicion of embezzling more than $100,000 in parking ticket revenue over several years, the department said Friday. Karen Flores, supervisor of the department’s business office, was booked into Santa Barbara County Jail on charges of grand theft and held on $250,000 bail, according to a department spokesman. ...
Escaped inmates still at large after taking off in... →
Inmates accused of killing prisoner they mistook... →
Opening statements are expected to begin Monday in the trial of five Orange County inmates accused of brutally beating another inmate because they thought he was a child molester, officials said. Jared Louis Petrovich, 27, of Tustin; Miguel Guillen, 48, and Raul Villafana, 24, both of Santa Ana; and Garrett Eugene Aguilar, 28, and Stephen Paul Carlstrom, 42, both of Anaheim, face felony murder...
New Orleans cops convicted of post-Katrina... →
Report details incident of sheriff's deputy... →
A Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department watchdog released a report Thursday highlighting the misconduct of numerous deputies, including one deputy who shot at a motorist who bumped his car at a fast-food restaurant. The deputy was inside a McDonald’s when he heard his car alarm go off. When he went outside, he realized his car had been hit. He and the other driver agreed to...
Video shows parts of deadly Fullerton police... →
FBI conducts child pornography search at L.A.... →
FBI agents have searched the Tarzana home of an appointee of Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa to determine whether he or anyone else at the residence might have downloaded child pornography, according to authorities and documents released Wednesday. Investigators went Friday to the home of Albert Abrams, until this week president of the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners, a seven-member...
10 LAPD officers sue, saying department has... →
Ten Los Angeles motor officers have sued the city alleging that their supervisors retaliated against them for resisting traffic-ticket quotas, according to a court filing reviewed Thursday. Attorneys for officers Philip Carr, Timothy Dacus, Kevin Cotter, Peter Landelius, Kevin Ree, Kevin Riley, Josh Sewell, Vincent Stroway, James Wallace and Jason Zapatka — all of the West Traffic Division...
Former deputy's bail increased after 'revenge'... →
A San Bernardino County judge on Tuesday increased the bail of a former sheriff’s deputy accused of having sex with one of the law enforcement agency’s teenage Explorer volunteers after reports that the deputy wrote about “revenge, payback” on a Facebook page. Nathan James Gastineau’s bail was increased from $150,000 to $350,000 after Superior Court Judge John Martin saw a printout of the former...
Fullerton police beating of homeless man is under... →
Casey Anthony ordered back to Orlando in check... →
San Diego police officer charged in hit-and-run is... →
By Richard Marosi, Los Angeles Times August 2, 2011 A San Diego police officer facing hit-and-run and drunk driving charges was found dead in the backyard of his home Monday morning, apparently of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, authorities said. David Hall, 41, was discovered slumped against the rear wall of his home in the Clairemont Mesa neighborhood of San Diego. His wife called police shortly...