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  • Armed robbers bust into Los Angeles holiday house party, target guests

    12/06/2021 7:20:37 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 30 replies
    NY Post ^ | 12/06/2021 | Joshua Rhett Miller
    A pair of gun-toting robbers stormed into a holiday house party in Los Angeles, where they stole jewelry, phones and a watch from frightened guests, according to reports. The homeowners hosting the outdoor bash in the city’s Pacific Palisades section said two guests went inside the residence to get their purses Friday night and were confronted by armed assailants who swiped jewelry, iPhones and an Apple watch from two women and fled, the Los Angeles Times reported. One of the homeowners, who declined to be identified, said he tried to contact LAPD several times to give investigators security footage showing...
  • ‘Never Seen Anything Like It’: Los Angeles Residents Stunned As Violent Crimes Creep Into Wealthier Communities

    12/05/2021 7:11:04 AM PST · by blam · 159 replies
    Nation & State ^ | 12-5-2021
    After two years of rising crime in Los Angeles, residents of upscale neighborhoods are finally starting to freak out after a spate of ‘flash mob‘ lootings at high-end retail stores have been accompanied with a disturbing increase in violent crimes committed in the suburbs, according to the LA Times. Private security officers guard the Beverly Hills home where Jacqueline Avant, the wife of music producer Clarence Avant, was shot and killed Wednesday. (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)Crews of burglars publicly smashing their way into Los Angeles’ most exclusive stores. Robbers following their victims, including a star of “The Real...
  • Comedic actor Seth Rogen sparked a Twitter frenzy after he shrugged off Los Angeles criminals breaking into cars, suggesting it's simply part of normal life in a big city. 

    11/26/2021 7:45:29 AM PST · by lowbridge · 73 replies
    Fox News ^ | November 24, 2021 | Joseph A. Wulfsohn
    Comedic actor Seth Rogen sparked a Twitter frenzy after he shrugged off Los Angeles criminals breaking into cars, suggesting it's simply part of normal life in a big city. The viral uproar began when the "Knocked Up" star reacted to a tweet from YouTube personality Casey Neistat, who wrote on Wednesday, "so our cars got robbed this morning because Los Angeles is a crime riddled 3rd world s---hole of a city" and expressed gratitude toward the LA Police Department for arresting the criminal and retrieving all the stolen belongings. "Dude I’ve lived here for over 20 years. You’re nuts haha,"...
  • 'Follow-Home' Robberies So Bad in Los Angeles, That Police Now Issue 'Cooperate and Comply' Alert

    11/11/2021 8:13:52 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies
    Red State ^ | 11/11/2021 | Mike Miller
    Welp, one more reason I won’t be moving to Los Angeles anytime soon. Street robberies have gotten so out of control in parts of the city that the LAPD has issued a “follow-home robberies” alert: If you’ve been out shopping, having dinner with friends, or grabbing a few beers with your buds, and a bad guy follows you home to steal your stuff? Stand aside and let him have it, Angelenos. “Cooperate and comply.”Wave of follow-home robberies in and around Los Angeles prompts warning from LAPD https://t.co/ej7WZM9dQ4— KTLA (@KTLA) November 9, 2021Hey, if it works at Best Buy or Walmart,...
  • LAPD Advises City Residents to ‘Cooperate and Comply’ with Robbers

    11/11/2021 10:24:01 AM PST · by MarvinStinson · 23 replies
    breitbart ^ | 10 Nov 2021 | AWR HAWKINS
    The Los Angeles Police Department tweeted a release advising city residents to “cooperate and comply” when being robbed. The release begins: Due to an increase in violent street robberies, Robbery-Homicide Division has become aware of an ongoing crime trend of follow-home robberies. Suspects have been locating victims in Los Angeles, following them, and then committing the robberies as the victim arrives home or at their business. … These crimes have occurred throughout the City of Los Angles as well as neighboring cities. Different suspects have been identified and arrested for these types of crimes. LAPD uses the release to outline...
  • LAPD Advises City Residents to ‘Cooperate and Comply’ with Robbers

    11/11/2021 5:26:59 AM PST · by Mr. Mojo · 54 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10 Nov 2021 | AWR HAWKINS
    The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) tweeted a release Tuesday advising city residents to “cooperate and comply” when being robbed. The release begins: Due an increase in violent street robberies, Robbery-Homicide Division has become aware of an ongoing crime trend of follow-home robberies. Suspects have been locating victims in Los Angeles, following them, and then committing the robberies as the victim arrives home or at their business….These crimes have occurred throughout the City of Los Angles as well as neighboring cities. Different suspects have been identified and arrested for these types of crimes.LAPD then uses the release to outline seven...
  • LAPD is investigating altercation involving Larry Elder at Venice homeless encampment

    09/09/2021 2:48:55 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 26 replies
    SFGate.com ^ | 9/9/21 | Julia Wick -- LAT
    LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Police Department is investigating an altercation Wednesday in Venice involving a group of homeless people and supporters of Larry Elder, Republican candidate for governor. No charges have yet been filed, but the department’s Robbery-Homicide Division is looking into the incident, according to LAPD Officer Lizeth Lomeli. Lomeli said the case had been assigned to that unit “because it’s high profile.”
  • Hundreds of L.A. cops and firefighters join forces to fight city’s vaccine mandate

    09/07/2021 6:05:17 PM PDT · by george76 · 34 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | Sep 7, 2021 | Ashley Sadler
    We can either be known as the ones who helped lead the charge to freedom, or we can set the vaccine mandate precedent for other agencies and watch our freedoms end,'’ stated Roll Call 4 Freedom, an organization comprising hundreds of police officers and civilian employees.. Firefighters and police officers in Los Angeles have positioned themselves on the front lines in the battle against coercive COVID-19 vaccine mandates, joining together to demand freedom from forced inoculation in a “monumental fight to preserve our Liberties.” Founded by stakeholders with the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD), “Firefighters for Freedom” has partnered with...
  • ‘Apparent miscalculation’ suspected in LAPD fireworks explosion in South L.A.: Preliminary investigation

    07/19/2021 1:54:03 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 52 replies
    ktla ^ | Jul 19, 2021 | Nouran Salahieh, Gene Kang
    An “apparent miscalculation” in the weight of fireworks detonated by police is suspected in the explosion that shook a South Los Angeles neighborhood late last month, according to a preliminary findings released Monday. What was meant to be a safe detonation of homemade fireworks ended in an explosion that injured 17 people on June 30 in the 700 block of East 27th Street, where police had spent the day seizing a large cache of fireworks from a home. Officials said a Los Angeles Police Department squad opted to detonate some of fireworks that were “leaking” and they deemed to be...
  • 5,000 pounds of illegal fireworks explodes in Los Angeles, injures 17 people, including 9 police

    07/01/2021 10:50:52 AM PDT · by canuck_conservative · 38 replies
    National Post / Reuters ^ | July 1, 2021 | Kanishka Singh and Steve Gorman
    At least nine Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) officers and one agent of the U.S. Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) were among those hurt, all suffering minor injuries, the city fire department said in a statement... The collection of more than 5,000 pounds of illegal fireworks was seized in a pre-July 4 holiday sweep. The accident occurred as police bomb squad officers were in the process of confiscating the cache in a South Los Angeles neighborhood, the LAPD said on Twitter... “Some of the fireworks were being stored in our bomb squad trailer as a precautionary measure. Unknown at...
  • Exclusive Videos Show The Moment When The Police Found Homemade Explosives And Tried To Detonate Them But It Went Off Prematurely

    07/01/2021 8:19:49 AM PDT · by USA Conservative · 18 replies
    Defiant America ^ | 07.01.2021 | Kellyanne Richardson
    Local and federal investigators were combining efforts Thursday to determine why a cache of illegal fireworks exploded as it was being destroyed in South Los Angeles, injuring 17 people — including 10 law enforcement officers. A Los Angeles police bomb squad truck was destroyed from the blast Wednesday, and the vehicle remained on the street in the 700 block of East 27th Street near San Pedro Street Thursday morning as investigators worked to retain the integrity of the scene. We have exclusive videos below that were sent to us by local bystanders! The moment the explosion happened: (video uploaded on...
  • LAPD program diverting 911 suicide calls to counselors expands to 24 hours

    06/30/2021 9:29:07 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 6 replies
    LA Times ^ | JUNE 29, 2021 3:49 PM PT | Kevin Rector
    The initial contract went into effect in February, one of several programs touted by police and city officials as reducing the city’s reliance on armed police officers in situations where those requesting help would be better served by mental health or other trained professionals. The Didi Hirsch pilot focuses on 911 calls from people who are “in suicidal crisis or in severe emotional distress,” and is aimed at reducing the number of encounters “between police and persons suffering from a mental health crisis by diverting nonimminent suicide calls” to Didi Hirsh crisis counselors. Those counselors can offer “de-escalation and assessment,”...
  • Man falls to death after scaling LAPD Hollenbeck station’s broadcast tower

    06/24/2021 9:43:32 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 25 replies
    LA Times ^ | JUNE 24, 2021 5:13 PM PT | Kevin Rector
    The death has sparked a review of building security. The man managed to climb an “outer architectural structure” on the front of the Hollenbeck station shortly after 6 p.m. Tuesday, then was able to access a small walkway leading to the tower, said Officer William Cooper, an LAPD spokesman. A witness then saw the man fall from the tower to the pavement below, Cooper said. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The man was later identified as Jonathan Joseph Martinez of Los Angeles.
  • Ex-FBI agent fingers Nation of Islam, LAPD in Biggie Smalls murder: Report

    06/01/2021 3:50:38 AM PDT · by canuck_conservative · 6 replies
    The [Vancouver] Province ^ | Tuesday June 1, 2021 | Brad Hunter
    For 24 years, the identity of who exactly clipped the fast-rising rap star has been cloaked in mystery — but that may be changing... Phil Carson told the New York Post that Knight — founder of Death Row Records — allegedly had B.I.G. (aka Biggie Smalls) murdered as revenge for the Las Vegas slaying months earlier of Tupac Shakur. Knight is serving a 28-year prison sentence for a 2015 hit-and-run case... But according to Carson, the intended target was Sean “Diddy” Combs. Smalls, 24, was collateral damage. Combs was in the SUV behind Smalls on the night of the slaying......
  • BLM co-founder Patrisse Cullors RESIGNS as executive director over 'right wing attacks' - after her $3 million housing portfolio was revealed

    05/27/2021 4:24:22 PM PDT · by marcusmaximus · 68 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 5/27/2021 | Andrew Court
    Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors is stepping down as executive director of the organization amid controversy over her $3 million property portfolio. Cullors, who has been at the helm of the Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation for nearly six years, announced the news on Thursday. The 37-year-old activist told The Associated Press that she is leaving to focus on other projects, including the upcoming release of her second book and a multi-year TV development deal with Warner Bros.
  • Californians could win up to $1.5 million as Gavin Newsom announces COVID vaccine lottery

    05/27/2021 7:49:01 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 32 replies
    The Sac Bee ^ | MAY 27, 2021 02:00 PM, UPDATED 49 MINUTES AGO | SOPHIA BOLLAG AND JEONG PARK
    Vaccinated Californians could win up to $1.5 million in a lottery Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Thursday, part of a $116.5 million effort to persuade more Golden State residents to get their COVID-19 shots. Ten Californians who got at least one dose will split a $15 million pot on June 15. Vaccinated Californians will also be automatically entered for chances to win $50,000, with 15 winners drawn June 4 and the rest drawn June 11. All Californians 12 years or older are eligible, except for those incarcerated as well as some state workers and their families. The money will be put...
  • L.A. agrees to pay 4 LAPD officers $30K each in dispute over whether they faked illness in ‘Blue Flue’ protest

    05/27/2021 7:53:51 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 3 replies
    ktla ^ | May 27, 2021
    The four officers claimed to have legitimate reasons for calling out sick over the July 4 weekend, when the Los Angeles Police Department alleged that hundreds of officers had engaged in an illegal labor action by calling out sick en masse to send a political message. The officers alleged the discipline they received was unlawful and harmed their careers.
  • LAPD on Tactical Alert to Disperse Lincoln Heights Party Attended by Hundreds

    05/09/2021 1:19:30 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 16 replies
    MyNewsLA ^ | MAY 8, 2021
    The Los Angeles Police Department issued a citywide tactical alert Saturday evening after a Cypress Park party swelled to 1,500 to 2,000 people and officers were called in to disperse the crowd. The party was held on Riverside Drive near the transition from the northbound Arroyo Seco Parkway (110) and the northbound Golden State (5) Freeway near the Los Angeles River, according to broadcast reports. Home » Uncategorized » This Article LAPD on Tactical Alert to Disperse Lincoln Heights Party Attended by Hundreds POSTED BY CONTRIBUTING EDITOR ON MAY 8, 2021 IN CRIME | LEAVE A RESPONSE Share this article:...
  • LAPD Officials Clap Back At Hypocritical Oscar Winners Who Slammed Cops

    04/29/2021 11:51:45 AM PDT · by MJacks4 · 5 replies
    The Mix ^ | 4/29/2021 | Erin Perri
    Hollywood elite targeted police officers in their acceptance speeches at Sunday’s Academy Awards as they were being protected by cops. Now, LAPD officials are returning the favor by clapping back at the award-winning hypocrisy.
  • LeBron James Is Sent Open Letter By LAPD Officer Asking For Sit-Down To Discuss Policing

    04/27/2021 10:43:59 AM PDT · by MJacks4 · 25 replies
    The Mix ^ | 4/27/2021 | James Conrad
    Deon Joseph, a black officer with the Los Angeles Police Department who has spent the last 20 years working in the city’s infamous Skid Row area, wrote a letter to Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James. He’s asking James to it down with him to discuss policing.