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Memorial Service To Be Held For Slain Long Beach Police Dog

A memorial service will be held today for a Long Beach police dog who was fatally shot while working to apprehend a knife- wielding suspect who was also killed in the gunfire. Credo, a 4-year-old Belgian Malinois, was killed June 28 as police were trying to arrest a suspect wanted in connection with a December 2014 gang-related shooting. Credo had been with the department for about two years. Read More

Man Arrested In Mission Hills Stabbing

A man was taken into custody today on suspicion of fatally stabbing another man in the Mission Hills area. The crime occurred at about 11:45 p.m. Tuesday in the 13900 block of La Rue Street, according to the coroner's office and the Los Angeles Police Department. Read More

L.A. Police ‘Bewildered’ Over Police Shootings

Los Angeles police officers were left "bewildered" by the recent targeting of their colleagues in other cities -- including the attack in Baton Rouge that killed three police officers -- but they remain "motivated" to hit the streets daily to protect the public, police Chief Charlie Beck said today.   Read More

Tagger Arrested For Memorial Day Tagging of Venice Vietnam Veterans Memorial

user20311-1468521468-media1_2a282b_240_135_PrsMe_ Angel Castro, a 24-year old, male, Hispanic, was taken into custody on Wednesday afternoon, July 13, 2016.  He was wanted by LASD Transit Policing Division detectives in connection with the defacement of a Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Venice, California just before Memorial Day this year.  The wall is located at the rear of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority Division 6. Read More