LAPD News

Los Angeles Police and NICB Warn of Bandit Tow Truck Scams

The Los Angeles Police Department and the National Insurance Crime Bureau are warning motorists of a growing problem with unauthorized tow truck operators in the L.A. area. These “bandit” tow truck operators monitor police radios and respond to accidents seeking …

Judge Strikes Down LAPD Car Impound Policy

A judge has struck down an Los Angeles Police Department policy that makes it easier for unlicensed drivers to keep their cars instead of having them impounded after police stops. Deputy District Attorney Gerald Sato said Monday that Los Angeles …

Jury Awards More Than $1 Million To LAPD Sergeant

Los Angeles has been ordered to pay more than $1 million in damages to a police officer who claimed he faced retaliation for reporting misconduct by his boss. The Los Angeles Times says a jury ruled Tuesday in favor of …