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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 last week 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.

Dozens of people, gathered in the AGBU Manoogian-Demirdjian School in Canoga Park, questioned whether civilians would have access to the footage and how police officers could be held for their actions since they can decide whether or not to turn on the cameras.

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Two police officers 'simply assassinated' in Brooklyn

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Two police officers 'simply assassinated' in Brooklyn

Two police officers 'simply assassinated' in Brooklyn

A man who posted anti-police rants online shot dead two New York City policemen as they sat in their patrol car Saturday, an attack that further shook a city where community-police relations have been tense following the deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of cops.

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Help Keep a Convicted Cop Killer Behind Bars

Help Keep a Convicted Cop Killer Behind Bars

Public safety should always come first and that includes the safety of the peacekeepers of Los Angeles. On Friday, February 13, 2015, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation’s (CDCR) Board of Parole Hearings (BPH) will consider the parole for Raylene Brooks, the driver in the drive-by shooting that killed LAPD Officer Daniel Pratt in 1988.
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LAPD: Professionalism in the Face of Protests
Countrywide protests serve as a reminder of the complexities law enforcement professionals face every day. Tragic events and demonstrations that can sometimes follow highlight the fact that there is a fine line between First Amendment rights to protest and speak out, on the one hand; and crossing the line to inflict damage on property, harm police, or endanger fellow citizens on the other.
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Upcoming League Office Closures

Upcoming League Office Closures

The offices of the Los Angeles Police Protective League will be closed on Monday, February 16th in observance of the Presidents Day holiday.

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LAPPL statement regarding on-body camera announcement

LAPPL statement regarding on-body camera announcement

In response to the mayor’s announcement about purchasing body cameras through Taser International, Tyler Izen, President of the Los Angeles Police Protective League released the following statement on behalf of the League:
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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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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]