LAPD Bomb Squad at Motor Ave in Los Angeles

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BLRock 029 BLRock Pictures - LA Police Department close the Motor Ave between Venice Blvd and Regent Ave, they were checking one apartment in this block. The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) is the police department of the city of Los Angeles, California. With just over 10000 officers and more than 3000 civilian staff, covering an area of 498 square miles (1290 km2) with a population of more than 3.8 million people, it is the third largest local law enforcement agency in the United States. The LAPD has been heavily fictionalized in numerous movies and television shows throughout its history. The department has also been involved in a number of controversies, mostly involving racial animosity and police corruption. The first specific Los Angeles police force was founded in 1853 as the Los Angeles Rangers, a volunteer force that assisted the existing County forces. The Rangers were soon succeeded by the Los Angeles City Guards, another volunteer group. Neither force was particularly efficient and Los Angeles became known for its violence, gambling and "vice". The first paid force was created in 1869, when six officers were hired to serve under City Marshal William C. Warren. By 1900, under John M. Glass, there were 70 officers, one for every 1500 people. In 1903, with the start of the Civil Service, this force was increased to 200. During World War II, under Clemence B. Horrall, the overall number of personnel was depleted by the demands of the military. Despite efforts...



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Artist: AV Sheriff
Video title: LAPD Bomb Squad at Motor Ave in Los Angeles
Category: Sheriff - Antelope Valley
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