Covina is among a handful of local cities to recently install automated license plate readers as a tool to solve grand theft auto cases and other crimes where the identification of license plates and other vehicle features is key.
The police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis earlier this year sparked a series of protests against police brutality and police conduct that have not stopped. Despite the United States being a “developed” country, the police force in the U.S. is not as effective in police training as other countries, which is the root cause of some of the problems surrounding police brutality.
The United States has had a horrifying number of school shootings over the past 20 years, with what appears to have been a hike in incidents ever since the deadly Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in 2012 where 20 school children and six administrators were killed.
As the nation came to a standstill when unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown was murdered in cold blood by a police officer in 2014, much of the country had no idea what was to come in regards to the issue of police brutality following that fateful day.
The California legislature recently approved a new law that requires peace officers to receive specific training on sexual orientation and gender identity, and how to properly address hate crimes and acts of domestic violence involving these groups.
Colleen Flores is making history as the La Verne Police Department’s first female chief of police. She began as an explorer at the Upland Police Department before going to the academy to become an officer.
After three years of fundraising, two years of house hunting and one false start, the University of La Verne Board of Trustees funded a $2.5 million Claremont home to be regarded as the new “University house.”
As she finished her workout with squats, pull, clean and jerk, and snatch, Hailey McCann sat on the floor, deciding if she wanted to go to In-N-Out for a burger with animal fries or to Little Caeser’s for a deep dish pizza.