Black adults in Long Beach accounted for 36% of all citations for “Walking on Roadway,” or jaywalking, which was the city’s most common citation.
The committee will receive presentations on use of force policies, proposed legislation and alternative models of responding to people in crisis.
The proposed budget would cut over $10 million from the LBPD, but some say more must be done as cities reckon with nationwide calls to reform or defund police.
Police say a local reporter covering the May 31 protests was inadvertently hit by a less-lethal round that ricocheted.
A man was found dead, apparently from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, after an hours-long standoff with officers, according to Long Beach police.
Security camera video shows multiple suspects approaching the Men’s Suit Outlet and throwing incendiary devices known as Molotov cocktails inside the business.
LBPD today released a list of additional people arrested on suspicion of looting businesses or robbing people in the unrest of May 31.
Amid calls for defunding the police and getting officers off school campuses, Long Beach Community College will explore its options including the cancelation of its contract with the LBPD.
Unlike other high-profile incidents of officers being accused of killing black men, Floyd’s death sparked swift and public condemnation from police chiefs across the country.
Police said the driver was traveling at a high rate of speed and not wearing his seatbelt when lost control and crashed.