Results tagged “Annie Gilbertson”

People Thought She Would End Up On The Streets Or Locked Up. She Proved Them Wrong.

Smuggled from El Salvador as a child, Liliana "Patty" Flores survived abuse, foster care, gangs, drugs and lockup before deciding to turn her life around.

The Government Is Barred From Taping Attorneys' Talks With Inmates. So Why Is It Happening In SoCal?

A recent attorney-client recording operation involving an L.A. County prosecutor has prompted alarm about the scope of similar methods across the county.

Ex-LAPD Watchdog Claims He Was Fired For Watchdogging His Own Boss

James Willis says he was fired for blowing the whistle when his boss -- the LAPD Inspector General -- shared information with a reporter that Willis believed could hamper investigations or even endanger lives.

An Innocent Life Is Lost As LAPD Officers Make 'Split-Second' Decision In Trader Joe's Shootout

"These are no-win situations," Moore told reporters. "This is a heartbreaking reminder of the split-second decisions that officers must make every day."

LA Sheriff Probes Claim Of False Statements, Excessive Force In Deputy Shooting

The move comes after our investigation into the shooting of Tennell Billups, released earlier this year as the podcast "Repeat."

California Is One Of The Most Secretive States When It Comes To Police Conduct -- But A New Law May Change That

Much of the information about officer conduct is kept secret under California law, making it difficult to hold our law enforcement and elected officials accountable. It wasn’t always like this in California. Coroner’s inquests, sometimes televised, were once routine in L.A. County, offering the public direct access to the accounts of the officers involved in a fatal shooting as well as witnesses and evidence. So why has access to information about police conduct of all kinds - from shootings to internal findings of misconduct — been kept from the public?