Meet the Skid Row Police Leadership, Captain Marc Reina

You may remember that I started this blog when I worked on Skid Row. I have a love and hate relationship with the police. My absolute adoration changed when I began working in Skid Row. It was hard for me to tell the difference between “the Purple Shirts” and other area community forces. I learned to say […]

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LAPD & ICE in LA

Immigration raids I’ve been happening and everyone’s concerned. This is information from one of my neighbors. “​Just want to share some information that I learned at a staff meeting today. LAPD and Congressman Cardenas office spoke at this meeting regarding immigration relations. Here are the highlights… LAPD does not get involved in asking for immigration […]

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LAPD Job Openings

Class Title Salary Range Last Date to File Exam Type POLICE OFFICER See Bulletin See Bulletin Open POLICE SPECIALIST See Bulletin See Bulletin Open AIRPORT POLICE OFFICER See Bulletin Continuous Open   ADVANCE PRACTICE PROVIDER CORRECTIONAL CARE $98,658 – $109,510/Annually Continuous Open AIRPORT INFORMATION SPECIALIST $44,787 – $69,593/Annually November 11, 2010 Open/Promotional BOAT CAPTAIN $69,593 […]

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Study out on Los Angeles’ Safer Cities Initiative

“Recognizing that homelessness is not a crime and addressing its underlying causes” is one of the best approaches to policing areas with high levels of homelessness. – Alex Vitale and Michael White The study of 8 years of crime statistics says that Los Angeles reduced the crime amongst the homeless and did not simply spread it […]

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