Los Angeles Police Department News

Judge Strikes Down Los Angeles Police Department Car Impound Policy

A judge struck down a Los Angeles Police Department policy Monday that makes it easier for unlicensed drivers to keep their cars instead of having them impounded after the drivers are stopped by police. After an hour-long discussion and voluminous …

Sci-Fi Policing: Predicting Crime Before it Occurs

Los Angeles police are aiming to beat suspects to the scene of a crime by using computers to predict where trouble might occur. The Los Angeles Police Department is the largest agency to embrace an experiment known as “predictive policing,” …