A long-delayed, never-published draft report examining Long Beach police operations found the department hadn’t adopted “community policing” practices in 2018 despite the police chief’s assurances that the practice was a priority. The incomplete report, released in draft form by city officia…
A man, working as a security guard and attempting to stop a theft at a liquor store, was killed after he was thrown from the hood of the suspect’s sedan in Long Beach Thursday night, July 24, authorities said.
Third District Councilwoman Suzie Price has called a second Public Safety Committee meeting this Friday, July 24, to continue conversations about police use of force policies.
A $20,000 reward — half from the city of Long Beach and half from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) — is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of arsonist accused of setting. multiple fires on May 31 in downtown Long Beach.
A 39-year-old Long Beach man was arrested on suspicion of residential burglary and police believe he may have robbed a business hours prior in Belmont Shore Friday, July 10, authorities said.
A candlelight vigil honoring the memory of a shooting victim in Long Beach was interrupted by gunfire Monday night, June 29, leaving a woman dead and two others hospitalized, authorities said.
A former Long Beach police sergeant, who police said was named as being one of three retired LBPD personnel involved in alleged online threats toward activist Shaun King, was hospitalized this week after accidentally shooting himself in a “lower extremity” at a gas station, authorities said …
The Long Beach Police Department along with the FBI was investigating alleged online threats of violence by three former officers toward activist Shaun King, after an article identifying the officers was released Thursday, June 25.
Long Beach has had a Citizens Police Complaint Commission (CPCC) since 1990 — and its role as an independent check of alleged police misconduct is under a microscope today.
Long Beach officials discussed police training and funding on Tuesday, amid recent nationwide protests calling for defunding of police departments following the death of George Floyd.
Two men were shot and killed in Long Beach early Tuesday, June 23, after they allegedly broke into a home and were confronted by someone inside, authorities said.
Explosions have set off car alarms, sent dogs scurrying for cover and disrupted sleep in neighborhoods all over Long Beach for nearly a month.
A review of the May 31 looting and violence in Long Beach tops the agenda for a City Council Public Safety Committee meeting set for Tuesday, June 23.
Yet another cascade of demonstrations unfolded throughout Long Beach on Saturday, June 6, capping off a week that began with a protest that devolved into looting, vandalism and arson.
Elliot Livolsi says he wasn’t expecting more than 50 people to join him for Friday’s Black Lives Matter sit-in on the bridge that connects Belmont Shore to Naples.
More than 500 people gathered at Long Beach City College Friday afternoon, June 5, in yet another demonstration in a week of demonstrations against police brutality.
Long Beach City Council member Al Austin sat in his Eighth District home last week watching television and, at first, couldn’t believe what he was seeing: A white Minneapolis police officer kneeling on the neck of a black man, George Floyd, crushing out his life.
After a day of demonstrations that devolved into vandalism, looting and arson, the calm that swept across Long Beach on Monday, June 1, was palpable.
A curfew will go into effect at 1 p.m. Monday, June 1, for Long Beach’s business districts and 4 p.m. citywide, the day after thousands protested the death of George Floyd and some looters later in the night damaged property.
Long Beach officials summoned the National Guard and declared a state of emergency Sunday, May 31, after initially peaceful protests against police brutality were followed by looting and vandalism.
People protesting police violence and the death of George Floyd gathered in front of Long Beach Police Department headquarters on Broadway on Sunday afternoon, joining many other demonstrations regional and nationwide.
A man was killed when struck by an SUV driven by a suspect fleeing police after attempting to burglarize a marijuana business in Long Beach Tuesday night, May 26, authorities said.
A man who was crawling in the lanes of Pacific Avenue in Long Beach shortly before 4 a.m. Sunday was fatally struck by a sedan that was then driven away from the scene, police said.
A man crashed his car into a parked car Saturday in Long Beach, pushing the stopped vehicle and a woman seated inside into the back of a semi-truck, killing her, police said.
A 60-year-old man was found stabbed to death in the Alamitos Beach neighborhood of Long Beach Monday evening, April 6, and police were searching for his killer, authorities said.
Many people have been credited with saying, "Never waste a good crisis," and there have been plenty of instances of people taking advantage of the coronavirus pandemic.
Long Beach residents interested in how the Long Beach Police Department does its work can enroll now in one of the four Community Police Academies set in 2020.
A 22-year-old Long Beach man, who allegedly shot and injured a man and a woman in front of a strip mall in North Long Beach, was shot at and killed Thursday night, Feb. 20, after he exchanged gunfire with police and was hit by a police SUV.
Long Beach police are conducting a use-of-force investigation involving an officer captured in a cellphone video appearing to strike a suspect several times on the legs with his baton while the suspect was on the ground and being held down by another officer.
City Prosecutor Doug Haubert will give nine IMPACT Awards to people and agencies who made a difference in 2019, helping the prosecutor's office with issues of public safety.
Long Beach police have arrested 13 alleged gang members — including three juveniles — who are collectively accused of seven shootings that left 12 injured and two dead over the last three months, authorities said Friday, Feb. 14.
A 73-year-old Long Beach grandfather died over the weekend, about two weeks after he was attacked by another patient he shared a room with at a Long Beach hospital, police said Monday as they announced an arrest in the incident.
A woman died after she was hit by a bus near the Governor George Deukmejian Courthouse in Long Beach Saturday morning, Feb. 8, authorities said.
A pedestrian died from injuries suffered after he was hit by a vehicle while attempting to cross a street against a red light in Long Beach on Friday, Jan. 31, authorities said.
A 14-year-old girl was hospitalized with critical injuries after she was struck by a car near a parking lot in Long Beach on Saturday afternoon, Jan. 18, authorities said.
Two pedestrians, ages 17 and 18, were struck by a vehicle and seriously injured Tuesday near Long Beach Polytechnic High School, authorities said.