Anti-Defamation League Honors LAPD Program

In 2010, the LAPD was given a $5 million dollar grant to create and fund the Community Safety Partnership program in Los Angeles. This year, the two leaders of the program: Cmdr. Phillip Tingirides and his wife, Sgt. Emada Tingirides, were recognized by the Anti-Defamation League for their efforts. The two officers were presented with [...]

Foot Patrols to Enhance Community Policing Policy in Los Angeles Neighborhoods

In the past, the relationship between the LAPD and the community has been described as somewhat less than exceptional. A mutual feeling of distrust pervaded attitudes on both sides, eventually leading to law enforcement officials making the decision to re-evaluate their practices in an attempt to move relations with the community in a more positive [...]

Community Policing in Long Beach Proves Successful

By now, we've all heard about the trouble between the police and the citizens of Ferguson, Missouri, linked to the shooting death of an unarmed teenager. The incident sparked debate among police departments across the nation, and triggered many of them to take a harder look at their dealings with the community. Long Beach, CA, [...]