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Shuttle Tank and LAPD Pursuit Photos

SCMA member and frequent photo contributor Chester Brown (LA-203, K6CRB) took these photos of the Space Shuttle tank on it’s way to the California Science Center in Los Angeles and the termination of a pursuit in North Hollywood.

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L.A.’s Effort to Equip Officers With Body Cameras Stalls

From a Los Angeles Times article by Kate Mather and David Zahniser: Los Angeles’ much-touted plan to equip thousands of police officers with body cameras has stalled amid controversy at City Hall over the program’s price tag and whether the Police … Continue reading

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LAPD Air Support Starting to Use Encryption

Starting a few days ago, several club members noted that LAPD Air Support began using encryption on their channel. It’s currently unknown if this is activated by the radio user or if their radios are being “strapped” (mandatory, always on encryption). There … Continue reading

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Adam 12’s Martin Milner LAPD End-of-Watch Broadcast

The LAPD End-of-Watch Broadcast for Adam 12 actor Martin Milner (Officer Pete Maloy). This broadcast was recorded by Shaaron Claridge (now Shaaron Snead), the original voice of the dispatcher on Adam 12.  

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Man Who Flew Drone in Path of LAPD Helicopter Charged

A man who allegedly flew a drone into the path of a Los Angeles Police Department helicopter involved in a suspect search in Hollywood, forcing the pilot to take evasive action, was charged Tuesday with a pair of misdemeanors. Martin … Continue reading

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LAPD’s Long-Awaited Body Cameras will Hit the Streets on Monday

Starting Monday, many Los Angeles police officers will hit the streets with new equipment: body cameras. After nearly two years of fundraising, testing and negotiating policy, Monday’s rollout marks a significant moment for the police department’s long-awaited body camera program. The … Continue reading

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Studio City Officer Involved Shooting

STUDIO CITY, LOS ANGELES (KABC) — A suspect was killed following an officer-involved shooting at Ventura and Laurel Canyon boulevards in Studio City on Friday. Los Angeles police were initially called at about 3:20 p.m. about a man with a … Continue reading

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SCMA Member Photos of Van Nuys Barricaded Suspect

An SCMA member who shall remain anonymous sent in the following photos of the perimeter formed around a Van Nuys neighborhood. Officers received reports of a man with a gun. When they arrived they were greeted with a possible 5150 … Continue reading

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Another Shooting in Palms – SCMA Member Photographs the Scene

The Palms area of Los Angeles has once again seen another cold blooded murder. This is the second shooting that resulted in death in the span of a few days. On April 19th there was a string of 3 separate but … Continue reading

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LA-RICS public-safety LTE project in peril after LA City Council votes to stop construction

Los Angeles City Council members yesterday unanimously voted to halt construction of Los Angeles Regional Interoperable Communications System (LA-RICS) public-safety LTE cell sites in the city—a move that could undermine the largest first-responder broadband project in the country, according to several … Continue reading

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