Officer Rudy Limas, a 2013 Medal of Valor and Purple Heart awardee, passes away.

Rudolph “Rudy” Limas passed away March 20. He was a Retired LAPD Officer and was awarded 2013 Medal of Valor and Purple Heart honors for an incident of bravery that took place in 1968...

St. Baldrick’s fundraiser is back in person after a pandemic hiatus.

The St. Baldrick’s head-shave event – a fundraiser managed locally by members of the LAPD and LAFD – returned to live and in person this year. The annual fundraiser was held virtually last year due to the pandemic...

Sr. PSR Todd Austin passes away after 23 years of City service.

Todd Austin, Sr. PSR II and police communications instructor and innovator, passed away May 2...

Chief Moore thanks Custodians assigned to Police Dept.

On March 3, LAPD Chief Michel Moore publicly thanked 12 General Services Custodians who are assigned to the Police Dept. He thanked those who work day and..

Shaving the Day

The St. Baldrick’s head-shave event – a fundraiser managed by members of the LAPD and LAFD – is back to being held live and in person this year...

LAPD Officer Efrain Moreno boxes his way to the top

On April 2, LAPD/Rampart Gang Unit Officer Efrain Moreno took the UCA (United Combat Association) Jr. Light Heavyweight championship...

Three Dispatchers Retire from LAPD Communications.

In February, three LAPD Dispatchers and Supervisors retired from LAPD/Communications. We thank them for their service!

A Trailblazer Says Goodbye

During the Police Commission meeting March 15, the Commission announced that Assistant Chief Beatrice Girmala, would be retiring by the end of March. She leaves the City with more than 37 years of City service...

Sgt. II Andy Hudlett retires.

On March 10, an event was held to mark the retirement of Sgt. II Andy Hudlett, Watch Commander, LAPD/Harbor Area...

Four Officers honored for saving a pilot’s life.

On Jan. 26, 2022, four LAPD Officers who saved a downed pilot’s life were honored for their heroic act by Congressman (and former Councilman) Tony Cardenas and the Montague Charter Academy Elementary School...