Charlie Beck

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.

LAPD Charlie Beck (Nick Ut / Associated Press)

LAPD’s Charlie Beck Pushes Back against Criticism

LAPD Chief Charlie Beck is defending Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Superintendent Ramon Cortines’s decision to close the district’s schools on Tuesday because of an emailed threat.

LAPD Charlie Beck (Nick Ut / Associated Press)

L.A. Has Bloody Weekend as Murders Soar in 2015

19 people were shot last weekend in Los Angeles, and five were killed, as the city’s homicide rate continues to rise, despite a program instituted and championed by L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti to reduce crime in the city.

Chief Beck, LAPD (Damain Dovarganes / Associated Press)

Tense Town Hall in Venice over LAPD Shooting of Homeless Man

VENICE, California — Close to 400 people convened on Thursday night at Westminster Elementary School in Venice for an emotion-laden town hall meeting about the death of an unarmed homeless man who was shot and killed in a confrontation with the

Venice Meeting (Adelle Nazarian / Breitbart News)

Chief Beck in Hot Water over Comments on Homeless Shooting

Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck is in hot water with police unions after commenting on the police shooting of an unarmed homeless man in Venice Tuesday evening. Beck said, “Any time an unarmed person is shot by a Los Angeles police officer, it takes extraordinary circumstances to justify that. I have not seen those extraordinary circumstances,” according to the Los Angeles Times.

Chief Beck, LAPD (Damain Dovarganes / Associated Press)

LAPD: Waze App Threatens Police Safety

The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) has raised serious concerns over the use of the real-time traffic and tracking application Waze, saying it jeopardizes the lives of police officers by revealing their locations.

Waze (Screenshot)

Court Ruling on L.A. Vehicle Impounds a Win for Unlicensed Immigrant Drivers

In a legal victory for hundreds of thousands of unlicensed immigrant drivers in Los Angeles, a state court ruled that the Los Angeles Police Department’s “Special Order 7” policy, which prevents law enforcement from impounding the vehicles of unlicensed drivers for 30 days, is legal and can be implemented.