After just months of deliberation, the Long Beach city council voted to approve a $2.6 billion budget which included cuts across the city, including to the Long Beach Police Department. Cuts, many argue, were made in the wrong areas.
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Local activists gathered together to call for the defunding of the Long Beach Police Department at Recreation Park and near campus.
On what would have been Breonna Taylor’s 27th birthday, Black Lives Matter Long Beach marched through the streets of Downtown Long Beach.
Not everyone is safer at home, Long Beach Police Department data shows increase in felony abuse calls
Long Beach Police Department received 15% more calls to service for felony spousal abuse in March compared to last year’s average. The increase occurred during the same month that California’s implemented its statewide stay-at-home order. The data, which was obtained from the Long Beach Police Department, suggests that the stay-at-home[Read More…]
Since January, the Long Beach Police Department has been receiving reports of a man peeking in the windows of women who live in the Beverly Plaza apartments.
People in unlocked rooms barricaded doors with belts, desks and podiums when the rooms were unable to be secured. Some students are angry about the lack of security.
An incident on Bellflower boulevard left some injured and shut down southbound traffic. Police apprehended a suspect who fled the scene.
Long Beach State Police Department conducted an active shooter drill in the University Student Union Friday, where officers used non-lethal training ammunition and pretend victims wore fake blood to simulate the scenario.
LBSU was noticeably quieter as students and faculty opted to stay away.
About 20 people gathered outside of Long Beach City Hall Tuesday evening chattering among themselves when one amplified voice broke through the conversations. “What do we want? Justice! When do we want it? Now,” Winston De Laurier, one of the leaders present at the ANSWER Coalition’s protest, cried out over[Read More…]