Three more Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) officers have been charged with falsifying records and allegedly misidentifying people they stopped as gang members. Less than three months ago, three fellow LAPD Metropolitan Division officers were charged with similar crimes.
An investigation is underway for the disappearance of 21-year-old Juan Carlos Hernandez in South Los Angeles, California. ABC7 explains that Juan had been working as a clerk at the VIP Collective, a cannabis dispensary on Western Avenue and 81st. On Tuesday night, Juan closed the shop around 10 pm. and said goodbye to the security guards that worked alongside him. They would be the last people to see Juan on Tuesday, September 22.
Los Angeles County prosecutors have filed dozens of felony charges against three LAPD officers suspected of falsely labeling innocent motorists and pedestrians they stopped as gang members.
Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore announced Tuesday that the department would stop using a controversial program that predicts where property crimes could occur throughout the city.