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Monthly Archives: September 2014

Governor Jerry Brown signs law allowing injunctions against Police Departments

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Residents in Los Angeles County have long asked for law enforcement officials to be held accountable, when their civil rights are violated.  CA Governor Jerry Brown has signed a new law giving courts greater authority to issue injunctions, against police departments, that have a history of civil rights violations.  


LAPD Uses Battering Ram on Elderly Couples Home

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While City of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti was enjoying his Labor Day, attending the Budweiser Made In America Festival, on taxpayers dime, elderly couple Warren and Harriet Johnson were not.  After detectives at LAPD’s West LA Division traced blood left at a March burglary as belonging to 18-year-old Deshawn Johnson they raided his grandparents […]


City of Compton Removes Weapons from Code Enforcement Officers

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City of Compton City Manager Harold Duffey has removed weapons from all Code Enforcement officers.


Community Alert: Inglewood USD Seeks Applicants for Advisory Board Seats

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Inglewood Unified School District (IUSD) is accepting applications from residents of Inglewood and Ladera Heights who are interested in sitting on the five-member Advisory Board of Education.  This is a great opportunity to be involved in the revitalization of IUSD and give valuable input for the education of Inglewood residents.


Former Long Beach Police Officers are fighting back

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Jim McDonnell is the Chief of Police over the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) and candidate for L.A County Sheriff.  Over the weekend it has come to light that many of the departments former officers are in litigation over discrimination and/or retaliation claims, with a total of 13 lawsuits on the court’s docket.  Most have been pushed back until […]


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U.S. Customs and Long Beach Police Department Are Profiling Super Bowl Cruise Attendees

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Friend of 2UrbanGirls, Jasmyne A. Cannick, has posted an article that describes how Long Beach Police Department teams up with the U.S. Customs to arrest “ne’er do wells” and “interesting” individuals, as they head out of Long Beach on the popular Carnival Cruise lines annual Super Bowl cruise.  Long Beach PD assists with the arrests because the […]


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Long Beach Police Department continues to victimize the city’s residents

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Racism in the City of Long Beach Police Department has been a long-standing issue with how they treat minorities in the city. Since video surfaced back in 1989 of former Hawthorne police sergeant Don Jackson being thrown head first through a plate-glass window, during a routine traffic stop, the city had to pay out $15 million for the actions of their […]


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