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  • The Los Angeles Police Department

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    As the third largest non-federal law enforcement agency in the United States, the Los Angeles Police Department is often the subject of close public scrutiny. This is especially true in cases of misconduct, for which the police department, like its Chicago and New York counterparts, is notorious. With the center of the film and entertainment industry based in Los Angeles and Hollywood, the LAPD features in many popular films. Film reflects the ideas of filmmakers and is a testament to how people

  • The Los Angeles Police Department

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    The Los Angeles Police Department Police: Breakdowns that allowed corruption are still uncorrected, study finds. The chief concedes that mediocrity became a way of life at all levels of the department. The Los Angeles Police Department failed time and again to take steps that might have headed off the worst corruption scandal in its history, according to a sweeping self-indictment prepared by the department's own leaders. In a letter accompanying the long-awaited Board of Inquiry report into

  • Police Report On The Los Angeles Police Department

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    Policing Research Paper On March 2, 1991, a brutal beating of a 26 year old man by the Los Angeles Police department, set tensions high between the black community and the police department, not only in Los Angeles but all across the country. This is not only considered an extremely controversial incident, but also a contradicting case. Is it a coincidence, or has the justice system failed to charge and imprison police officers who use excessive force on black members of society? By analyzing the incidents

  • Cognitive Bias In The Los Angeles Police Department

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    the Los Angeles Police Department was hit by a scandal in which police officers in the Rampart division were accused of various crimes which ranged from planting evidence, perjury, filing false police reports and physical abuse of innocent victims and other crimes. The officers involved were in a special gang task force called CRASH (community resources against street hoodlums) which was created to combat gang related activity and crime in LAPD areas. It was a major scandal because police officers

  • The Los Angeles Police Department

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    In the year 1910, the Los Angeles Police Department named the first “policewoman” in the country; her name was Alice Wells (Flanagan, 1984, p. 7). Less than 100 years later, in the years 2007 and 2008, there was a combined total of nearly 100,000 females that were sworn in as officers in federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies (Langton, 2010). Over the timespan from 1987 to 2007, there was a great increase in how many women police officers were being sworn in across all three federal

  • A Interview On The Los Angeles Police Department

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    communities, I wanted a job that I could prevent crimes and help to make a difference. “ we thought we could change the world, we are the protector of the peace. We define the odds and criticisms..” This is what a police officer had said during a YouTube video talking about the Los Angeles Police

  • A Report On The Los Angeles Police Department

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    more than a volunteer for the communities. I wanted a job that I could prevent crimes and help in making a difference. “ we thought we could change the world, we are the protector of the peace. We define the odds and criticisms..” This is what a police officer saying during a YouTube video

  • The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD)

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    The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) is the third largest police agency in the United States. The LAPD has approximately 9885 sworn officers and 2718 support staff. They cover approximately 500 square miles and is for the protection of over 4 million people. With that in mind, managing such a behemoth agency is a complicated and problematic endeavor. Therefore, one of the LAPD strengths is the way they manage themselves and protect citizens. Another strength of the LAPD is created many various

  • Lack Of Discipline Against The Los Angeles Police Department

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    discipline against the Los Angeles police officers who engage in misconduct and the use of force. Top officials are not being held accountable for the lack of oversight in order to protect the interest of the department. The second pattern that is discussed is that police claims makers give the public a false sense of accountability. Instead of accepting accountability, police claim makers give the media unclear answers on what officials are attempting to improve in their department so such incidents do

  • We All Get Along?

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    As Los Angeles burned 20 years ago, the man whose savage beating by the Los Angeles Police Officers sparked the flames of civil unrest repsonded not with bitterness or even the satisfaction of seing revange carried out on his name. Instead, shaken rodney king offered a simple phrase: “Can we all get along?” King made the remark at a news conference as local, state and national officials tried to quell the lawless looting and violence that tore appart the city after a Simi Valley jury on April 29

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