The rapper and producer Wyclef Jean was handcuffed by officers he believed to be from the LAPD. He posted video of the altercation and threatened to sue the department.
The settlements of lawsuits brought on by individuals who were wrongfully convicted of crimes, families of those killed by police officers, and disability rights activists, equate to millions of dollars in payouts.
Lawyers for the city of Los Angeles have reached a $4 million settlement with the family of Brendon Glenn.
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.
According to the AP, Jace shot his wife twice on May 14, 2014 in their Los Angeles home, with one bullet hitting her back while their two children looked on.
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.
The Los Angeles coroner's office claims Wakiesha Wilson hung herself on Easter Sunday, days before her release. Sound familiar?
African-Americans accounted for 35 percent of those shot by the city's police, while Latinos accounted for 57 percent killed by them.
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 […]