The office of constitutional policing is tasked with restructuring management practices, policies, training, recruitment and accountability, according to police.
Over the past four years, LBPD officers killed 13 people and severely injured 56, according to the database, which tracks the worst wounds inflicted by law enforcement.
Years after it was supposed to be published, a draft of an in-depth review of the Long Beach Police Department is now public record.
Police have identified three, light-colored vehicles that possibly traveled from North Long Beach to the shooting scene.
Of the 855 Metro and bus riders who came into contact with Long Beach police in 2109 for failing to pay their tickets on public transportation, 62% were Black.
Driven largely by property crime, overall crime rates rose 5% in May compared to May 2019, but year-to-date figures show a modest 1% decrease in citywide crime.
Despite making up only about 13% of Long Beach’s population, Black motorists, pedestrians and bicyclists made up 24% of the LBPD’s traffic stops in 2019.
Two law enforcement sources told the Long Beach Post that the private group is specifically intended for Long Beach police retirees, their friends and other LBPD employees.
LBPD Chief Robert Luna told City Council members that supervisors in the field were concerned about officer safety.
The photo gained national attention after Long Beach’s massive protest on May 31 because, at first glance, it appears to show an officer pointing a foam bullet launcher at the child.