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LAPPL Responds to review of LAPD discipline system

LAPPL Responds to review of LAPD discipline system

In response to a review of the Los Angeles Police Department discipline system, Tyler Izen, President of the Los Angeles Police Protective League (LAPPL) issued the following statement:

“Focus group sessions held with more than 500 LAPD employees and 18 months of review found what the LAPPL has been saying for some time, the LAPD internal discipline system is broken. The LAPD’s own analysis had confirmed that officers believe that personnel investigations are unfair, punishments in the LAPD are often subjective and the Department overlooks misconduct by high-ranking officials.”

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Ca to learn that “tough on crime” is tough to undo

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California is about to learn that “tough on crime” is tough to undo

California is about to learn that “tough on crime” is tough to undo

Californians voted to send fewer criminals to prison on Tuesday, approving a ballot measure that classified check forgery, possession of some drugs, and theft of property worth less than $950, among other crimes, as misdemeanors rather than felonies.

Proposition 47 would reduce the annual number of felony convictions in California by about 20 percent, and several thousand current prisoners will be able to petition the courts for shorter terms.

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Los Angeles, We have a problem

Los Angeles, We have a problem

Last night, many of the City’s most distinguished leaders gathered at the 13th annual Eagle and Badge “In the Line of Duty” Gala not only to honor leaders in public service, community support and law enforcement, but also to honor the LAPD officers who work to serve and protect their City, and pay respect to those who have given the ultimate sacrifice in striving to keep the streets of L.A. safe.
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Leavin’ (a troubled City) on a jet plane
Dark clouds are gathering over Los Angeles. Violent crime is up. Thousands of dangerous felons could soon flood the area after state voters passed Proposition 47 last week. LAPD officer morale is low and sinking even further due to the City’s woefully inadequate and indeed insulting contract offers. And where, you ask, is Mayor Eric Garcetti?
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Upcoming League Office Closures

Upcoming League Office Closures

For the upcoming holiday season, the offices of the Los Angeles Police Protective League will be closed on the following days:

Thursday, November 27 - Thanksgiving Day

Friday, November 28

Thursday, December 25 - Christmas Day

Friday, December 26

Thursday, January 1, 2015 - New Year's Day

Friday, January 2, 2015

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L.A. Police President Speaks on Ezell Ford Shooting

L.A. Police President Speaks on Ezell Ford Shooting

The Los Angeles Police Protective League’s president Tyler Izen and criminal defense attorney Nana Gyamfi appeared on the Front Page with Dominique DiPrima. The topic of discussion was the shooting death of 25-year-old Ezell Ford in South Los Angeles on 65th and Broadway. In case you missed it, check out the video from the show.

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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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The Monica Quan and Keith Lawrence Girls Basketball Scholarship Fund

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]