First LAPD officer dies from COVID-19

Erica McAdoo, a senior detention officer with the Los Angeles Police Department, has died from complications related to the coronavirus, the department said Saturday.

LAPD "Think Tank" wants more black officers

When it comes to the LAPD there's a "think tank" of prominent African American men who've stepped up with input for the past year. They're a small group of six to seven community leaders with a resume of leadership. One thing they've been calling for is for more Black officers.

City Report: Curtail LAPD hiring to achieve budget goals

A city report on how Los Angeles can fulfill a recent City Council motion to cut up to $150 million from the Los Angels Police Department's budget recommends reducing the number of new officers hired and cutting back overtime costs.

LA committee moves forward proposal to cut LAPD budget up to $150 million

The City Council's Budget and Finance Committee moved forward on Monday with a proposal to cut $100 million to $150 million from the Los Angeles Police Department's proposed 2020-2021 budget, while community activists presented their idea for more dramatic reductions in law enforcement spending.