Latest Los Angeles Police Department Stories

2014-09-07 23:00:06

Pete Kraska, chair of Criminal Justice Graduate Studies and EKU Online coordinator, will share his research on the militarization of police with members of the U.S. Senate. Richmond, KY (PRWEB) September 07, 2014 Dr. Peter Kraska, chair of criminal justice graduate studies at Eastern Kentucky University, has been invited to share his extensive and long-running research on the militarization of civilian police in the United States at a U.S. Senate hearing in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday,...

2014-06-16 08:20:26

Department Selects Zero Motorcycles to Patrol the Streets and Trails of Los Angeles SANTA CRUZ, Calif., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zero Motorcycles, the global leader in the electric motorcycle industry, announced today that the Los Angeles Police Department purchased the new Zero MMX police/military motorcycle to add to the department's patrol fleet. Powered by the 100% electric Z-Force® motor, the Zero MMX was developed to meet the specific requirements of military, law...

2014-05-21 12:29:17

LOS ANGELES, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Whoops! A courtside selfie gone wrong has turned into a successful charitable gesture for the Los Angeles Police Foundation thanks to Rihanna. After donning an LAPD wristband at the request of Los Angeles Police Commissioner Steve Soboroff, the singer was snapping a selfie with him when she dropped and cracked his phone. Two days later, Soboroff saw Rihanna courtside again and told her of his plans to auction the phone to raise money for...

2014-02-25 12:20:27

Upgrade to Support Real-Time Sharing of Aerial Video and Data Between LAPD's Air Support Division and Aircraft Operated by Regional Law Enforcement and Broadcast Partners LOS ANGELES, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Helinet Technologies, an international provider of aviation technology solutions to the law enforcement, government and military markets, announced today its selection by the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) to develop and support a technology upgrade of the microwave...

2014-01-16 23:26:06

BlackBox Biometrics, Inc. is proud to announce that the Blast Gauge System is the newest product to be certified by the National Tactical Officer’s Association’s (NTOA) Member Tested and Recommended Program©. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 This program allows manufacturers to have their products tested in the field by the law enforcement community, and if a product receives an average score above 3 out of 5, it receives NTOA Field Tester Recommended Status. The Blast...

2014-01-13 20:21:54

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The goal of privately raising $1.3 million to fund on-body cameras for Los Angeles police officers has been reached thanks in part to a $100,000 donation from Walter Wang, president and CEO of Los Angeles-based JM Eagle, the world's largest plastic pipe manufacturer. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140113/LA45709) The donation that put the campaign over the top was announced by Police Commission President Steve Soboroff who...

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