Sahra is Communities Editor for Streetsblog L.A., covering the intersection of mobility with race, class, history, representation, policing, housing, health, culture, community, and access to the public space in Boyle Heights and South Central Los Angeles.
LAPD Officer Punched 60-year-old Black Man in Chest, Collapsed His Lung during December Arrest
Chief Moore told the Police Commission that Earl Roots had been hospitalized "due to a complaint of having asthma."
LAPD Traffic Safety PSA Scolds Pedestrian for Getting Hit by Red Light Runner
It’s National Traffic Safety Awareness Month! Which apparently means it’s time for LAPD – one of the lead implementing agencies for L.A.’s Vision Zero program – to recycle last year’s misguided pedestrian safety PSA.
LAPD Chief Gives Report on Sergeant’s Drive-by Shooting of Unarmed Vet
The drive-by was ruled out of policy. But the findings in the case were neither as critical nor as punitive as they could have been.