Long Beach’s negotiating team and the police union have already agreed to give officers early access to records, but the City Council holds the final stamp of approval.
New documents from the Long Beach Police Department provide a rare glimpse into an officer-involved shooting investigation.
Heavily armed officers rushed to Holy Innocents Church at 20th Street and Pasadena Avenue, but the report turned out to be false.
Police surrounded a home in the Wrigley area after a man brandished a gun during an argument with a neighbor Tuesday morning, the LBPD said.
He admitted to filming officers and said he’d also spied in the bathroom of a 24 Hour Fitness at The Promenade at Downey, new court documents say.
They both allege officer Salvador Alatorre seriously hurt them during arrests, leaving one man on crutches and the other with a head wound.
Prosecutors revealed the detail while they argued Sergio Nieto should be held on $300,000 bail while awaiting trial on 115 misdemeanor charges.
Long Beach Sgt. Timothy O’Hara, a former member of the Port Police Unit, sued the city in 2013 claiming he was wrongfully demoted after blowing the whistle on overtime fraud.
The law, SB 1421, went into effect on Jan. 1, but Long Beach says it’s waiting for the court to weigh in on whether it applies retroactively.
The IACP, a well-respected police organization, will not complete the report, and Long Beach will not pay them any more money, authorities said.