Over the years, city officials have proudly pointed to the CPCC as evidence of Long Beach’s commitment to police accountability and transparency. But the truth is that the CPCC has become largely a cautionary tale in these days of renewed calls for systemic police reform in Long Beach and beyond.
Long Beach police are prepping to deploy extra officers on Election Day this year because of the possibility of civil unrest, according to the department.
By the lawsuit’s timeline, Eugene Martindale’s beating followed a cascading series of misunderstandings where people mistook his cries for help as aggression.
Long Beach police provided copies of the designs to the Long Beach Post on Thursday in response to a public records request asking to see all department-approved memorabilia.
A “Make America Great Again” flag supporting Donald Trump was flying outside the Long Beach Police Department headquarters this weekend, sparking outrage on social media and a denunciation from police officials.
Police say a man shot at another man after they got into a “verbal exchange” outside a motel along a stretch of Pacific Coast Highway in Central Long Beach Thursday night.
Since the beginning of June, Luna said the department has spent $9.8 million responding to protests and civil unrest in the city, including $2.9 million in overtime.
Long Beach police were in a brief standoff this morning at an apartment building in Cambodia Town where they believed a man who’d brandished a gun was cornered early Tuesday morning.
One woman reportedly hit the other with some kind of object and then brandished a gun.
More than two month after his arrest, prosecutors on Tuesday charged a 74-year-old man with murdering his wife in their Long Beach home before allegedly leaving her body in the garage and driving off.