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Baker to Vegas - Where Runners Go to Compete

Baker to Vegas - Where Runners Go to Compete

120 miles of pavement, 20 stages, over 8,000 runners, guests, family members, and support staff. Hot days and cold nights. Blood. Sweat. Pride. Honor…..

That’s what the world’s most prestigious and unique law enforcement foot race is all about. Starting in Baker, California and ending in Las Vegas, Nevada, law enforcement officers from around the globe battle it out this weekend for the chance of winning the coveted cup trophy.

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LAPPL announces contract deal with City of L.A.

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LAPPL announces contract deal with City of Los Angeles

LAPPL announces contract deal with City of Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Police Protective League (LAPPL) announced that rank-and-file officers have approved the proposed contract with the City of Los Angeles. More than 2,700 LAPD officers voted over four days in favor of the successor agreement.

LAPPL President Craig Lally commented on behalf of the League, “We’re pleased with the membership’s ratification, especially considering the past eight months of uncertainty. The terms of this contract will help boost morale, and we can move forward knowing this is a step toward adequately compensating LAPD officers for their tireless work and dedication to the residents of Los Angeles.”

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Hit-and-Run Alert System

Hit-and-Run Alert System

It is a grim fact, but Los Angeles is known as the hit-and-run capital of the nation. Recently, hit-and-runs in Koreatown and USC have severely injured innocent citizens, causing permanent damage to the victims. Rarely does a week go by that we do not see a hit-and-run occur in Los Angeles.
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When unarmed becomes armed
In the immediate aftermath of the Los Angeles Police Department officer-involved shooting this past Sunday, March 1, 2015, the Los Angeles Times posted an article by an “unnamed writer” who wondered, “What guidelines govern how officers behave in situations like the one that occurred Sunday…?”
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Real or fake? Tragic encounters fuel debate over realistic-looking replica guns

Real or fake? Tragic encounters fuel debate over realistic-looking replica guns

The last thing Jordan Baylon wants is a fake pink gun.

Baylon, 22, spends much of his free time dressed in camouflage fighting simulated battles against like-minded fantasy warriors. The custom-made airsoft gun he uses to fire small plastic projectiles during the fights is an imposing metal object — a near exact replica of a M4 rifle.

For Baylon and many others in the wildly popular world of airsoft fighting, the draw of their weapons lies in their authentic look.

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Body cameras for L.A. police: Access to video, privacy among concerns

Body cameras for L.A. police: Access to video, privacy among concerns

San Fernando Valley residents raised concerns about civilian privacy and access to video that would be captured under the Los Angeles Police Department’s plan to equip its officers with body cameras.

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Beck mourns loss of LAPD officer; 'today the grief is different'

Beck mourns loss of LAPD officer; 'today the grief is different'

Roberto Sanchez was one of four LAPD officers to die in a traffic incident since early March, his funeral coming less than a week after a veteran detective was killed off-duty in Beverly Hills.
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Donation Account for Officer Roberto Sanchez

Fallen LAPD motorcycle cop is mourned at large downtown ceremony

Fallen LAPD motorcycle cop is mourned at large downtown ceremony

Hundreds of uniformed police officers gathered in downtown Los Angeles early Tuesday to pay their final respects to a veteran LAPD motorcycle officer who died earlier this month after being struck by a driver suspected of being under the influence of cocaine.
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Donation account for Officer Christopher Cortijo

Thousands mourn LAPD officer Nicholas Lee

Thousands mourn LAPD officer Nicholas Lee

A Los Angeles police officer killed in a traffic crash was remembered Thursday as a mentor and loving father at a downtown service that drew thousands of mourners, including Gov. Jerry Brown and Attorney General Kamala Harris.
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Donation account set up for Officer Lee

Remembering a 'cop's cop' in San Bernardino

Remembering a 'cop's cop' in San Bernardino

The day before his death, San Bernardino County Sheriff's Deputy Jeremiah MacKay agreed to a request from his wife, Lynette: He stayed home from work.
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The Monica Quan and Keith Lawrence Girls Basketball Scholarship Fund

John Miller, the former head of the LAPD Major Crimes Division, speaks with two married police officers at the top of revenge killer Christopher Dorner's hit list. [VIDEO]