Tag: LAPD

Los Angeles Riots (Mike Nelson / AFP / Getty)

L.A. Marks 25 Years Since Rodney King Riots

On April 29, Los Angeles marks the 25th anniversary of the riots that engulfed the city in 1992 following the acquittal of four Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) officers who were videotaped beating motorist Rodney King.

New Orleans PD Won’t End ‘Sanctuary City’ Policies

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana – The New Orleans Police Department will continue “sanctuary city” policies that protect illegal immigrants from deportation despite stricter immigration policies at the forefront of President-Elect Donald Trump’s incoming administration.

Dani Mathers (Jason Kempin / Getty)

Playboy Model Under Criminal Investigation for ‘Fat-Shaming’ Photo

Playboy’s 2015 “Playmate of the Year,” Dani Mathers, 29, is under criminal investigation by the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) after she publicly shamed an unidentified woman at an LA Fitness gym by secretly snapping and posting a naked picture of her changing in a private locker room onto social media.

LAPD Charlie Beck (Nick Ut / Associated Press)

After Dallas, L.A. Police Surrender to Black Lives Matter

The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) deliberately allowed a Black Lives Matter protest to stage an illegal protest on Sunday night, disrupting traffic on the Interstate 405 and taking over intersections in the predominantly black neighborhood of Inglewood.