Sgt. Anthony White succumbs to the coronavirus.

Sgt. Anthony White, Transit Services Division, succumbed to the coronavirus April 15. He served the City for more than 30 years...

Chaplain Willie Riley says his goodbyes to Central Area.

Chaplain Willie Riley, retired LA County Deputy Probation Officer and longtime LAPD Chaplain, recently “retired” from his volunteer LAPD position to move out of state...

A Final Shift With His Son

Officer Doug Roach, Central Traffic Division, retired March 4 after 35 years of City service. He reserved his final shift with his son, Officer Brandon Roach, 77th Division...

Officer Anzora, End of Watch

Officer II Jose Anzora, who was struck by a vehicle while conducting traffic control Feb. 26, died of his injuries March 3...

St. Baldrick’s Goes Online

St. Baldrick’s head-shaving parties – a significant national charitable event for the LAFD and LAPD – have gone virtual for 2021...

Three 911 Operators Retire

PSRs Teresa Jacobs, Roni Speller, Yul Johnson retire from LAPD/Communications. Recently, three Police Service Reps (911 Operators) retired. In January, PSR III Teresa Jacobs retired after 25 years of City service. March 13, Sr. PSR I Yul Johnson...

2 Succumb to COVID

Two first responders from the LAPD increase total to ten during the pandemic. May they rest in peace...

Remembering Ray Guerrero

Last month, Alive! reported on the COVID-related death of PSR Raymond Guerrero, a 911 Operator with 24 years of City service. He died Jan. 7. He is survived by his wife, Debra, also a PSR, and two daughters. Some of his former colleagues in the LAPD/Communications Division shared their memories of Ray...

Recent LAPD retirements announced via social media.

The following employees of the LAPD have retired...

St. Baldrick’s Goes Online: March 14-28

St. Baldrick’s head-shaving parties – a significant national charitable event for the LAFD and LAPD – have gone virtual for 2021. In normal times, St. Baldrick’s invites people to have their heads shaved...