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Two L.A. Policemen Who Shot Dead Unarmed Black Man Sue City For Racial Discrimination
Officers Sharlton Wampler and Antonio Villegas killed Ezell Ford, 25, during a confrontation. They have not yet been charged, according to the Los Angeles Times. Ford was described by family attorneys as mentally challenged.
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More Than A Third Of People Shot By LAPD In 2015 Were Mentally Ill
The report found a marked increase in the shooting of mentally ill people from the previous year.
LAPD Officer Involved In Ezell Ford Shooting Found To Have Acted 'Out Of Policy'
"This is a tragedy for all involved," Police Commission President Steve Soboroff said late Tuesday. "The Ford family, my
Cops Shoot Woman's Autistic Son In The Face, Get A Settlement Worth $3 Million More Than Hers
Two Los Angeles cops have won a $4 million settlement with the city after arguing that they were discriminated against after
LAPD Not Fit to Investigate Itself in Shooting of Skid Row Homeless Man
Founder of HomeFront Rising, a cultural revival led by militar...
It's possible the police were justified in shooting the man known to locals as "Africa." But considering how the
equivocated about what's visible in the video, it seems Smith and Beck have so far doled out more propaganda than credible information.
LAPD Caught On Video Shooting Homeless Man To Death
UPDATE 3/2: This story has been updated to reflect that the video has been removed from Facebook. The incident, which occurred
Autopsy Results In L.A. Police Shooting Of Ezell Ford Could Come In Next Two Weeks
By Reuters, Reuters
Police Chief Charlie Beck, whose department has faced distrust in the largely black South Los Angeles location of the shooting
Los Angeles Police Officer Kills Man Holding Pocket Knife
Police said they were responding to a call reporting an assault with a deadly weapon at the corner of Hollywood Boulevard
Police Still Won't Name Officers In Ezell Ford Shooting. Now Their Union Points To A Rap Video.
The hand gestures that mimic the holding of a firearm, he said, merely express the frustration that many South LA residents
LAPD Puts 'Investigative Hold' On Release Of Ezell Ford Autopsy
"Pending further investigative and forensic analysis, the LAPD Force Investigation Division investigators have requested
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Ezell Ford's Parents Mourn 'Free-Spirited' 25-Year-Old Shot By LAPD
South LA Demands Justice For Police Shooting Of Ezell Ford
LAPD To Face Civil Rights Lawsuit Over Ezell Ford's Death
LAPD Shoots, Kills Black Man During 'Investigative Stop'
LAPD Detectives Shot While Returning To Police Station; 3 People Detained (UPDATE)
Many streets were closed in the area of Venice Boulevard and La Brea Avenue as teams conducted a search. Three individuals
Margie Carranza, Emma Hernandez Reach Agreement With LA Over Replacement Truck (UPDATE)
"What we did today was work on the narrow, small end of the funnel," said Trutanich. "We got rid of the small portion of
When Cops Are a Danger to the Public
In those moments when the guns come out, it is a difficult and dangerous job. But difficult and dangerous circumstances are when all that training is supposed to kick in, not be abandoned in a moment of "incredible tension."
Twenty Years After the Flames: Vigilance Is Still the Watchword With the LAPD - Part 2
Earl Ofari Hutchinson
Earl Ofari Hutchinson is an author and political analyst
One of the lowest moments for the LAPD came when Sergeant Stacey Koon publicly defended the use of force against Rodney King. While the LAPD has clearly changed, there are still some troubling signs that more needs to be done.
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