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Dear visitor,

On behalf of the Los Angeles Police Protective League, which represents over 9,900 of the LAPD officers who serve and protect your community, welcome to Public Safety First.

Public Safety First is a service of the League for residents of Los Angeles who share our concerns for public safety and the issues that affect it. This includes local, state and national budget matters, the election of public officials, matters involving the Los Angeles Police Department, and community events and interests in the Los Angeles area.

We appreciate your interest in and support for the prioritization of public safety, and we look forward to your participation and feedback. To learn more about the Los Angeles Police Protective League, please visit

As always, thank you for your support of public safety.

Very truly yours,
Board of Directors
Los Angeles Police Protective League


Nov 23, 2015

3 charged with murder, robbery in fatal shooting of Downey police officer

LA Times

Prosecutors charged two more men Monday with fatally shooting Downey police Officer Ricardo “Ricky” Galvez in a botched robbery attempt last week.

Nov 19, 2015

Downey police officer shot to death at station parking lot


A Downey police officer whose body was found in the west parking lot of the Downey Police Department Wednesday night was killed in a "botched robbery attempt," according to Lt. John Corina.

Nov 17, 2015

L.A. Police Commission approves contract for next wave of LAPD body cameras

LA Times

The Los Angeles Police Commission on Tuesday approved a five-year, $31-million contract between the LAPD and Taser International for more than 6,000 body cameras that, if approved by the city, would move the department another step closer toward becoming the largest in the U.S. to use the technology on a wide scale.

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