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  • Burbank elevates interim police chief of three years to permanent status

    Burbank elevates interim police chief of three years to permanent status
    Scott LaChasse -- Burbank’s interim police chief who was brought on three years ago to reform a department plagued with allegations of excessive force, discrimination and sexual harassment -- has been appointed to the position permanently, effective...
  • Leader Editorial: LaChasse in charge

    Leader Editorial: LaChasse in charge
    Cleaning up a mess left behind by predecessor is difficult under any circumstances, but it's especially challenging when members of the department you're overseeing don't always have your back. The city's new police chief, Scott LaChasse, held in...
  • Man fatally shot by LAPD in North Hollywood

    The Los Angeles Police Department is investigating the death of a man who was shot by police in North Hollywood. The shooting occurred at the intersection of Vineland Avenue and Archwood Street at about 6:50 p.m. Sunday, police told the L.A. Times. ...
  • North Hollywood man wanted for murder is arrested by border patrol agents

    A North Hollywood man who attempted to cross the U.S.-Mexico border late Wednesday night was taken into custody after border patrol officers discovered he was wanted on suspicion of murder. Oscar E. Aguilera walked up to the Otay Mesa border crossing...
  • LAPD vet likely to join Burbank

    DOWNTOWN — The Burbank Police Department is expected to announce a veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department Robbery-Homicide Division to the post of police captain, sources said. The city is completing a background check on Denis J. Cremins,...
  • Editorial: Give more power to the police commission

    Plans to host the first of what could be a series of forums for the public to voice their concerns about the recent Burbank police fiascoes look good on the surface, but questions remain as to just how effective they'll be. For starters, let's not forget...
  • Commission to host forum

    CITY HALL — The Burbank Police Commission, which for months struggled to find its footing amid multiple department probes and an officer's public suicide, has agreed to host a community forum in August. Chairman Robert Frutos, who was...
  • Officer wears many hats

    When Rick Massa agreed to join the Bob Hope Airport Police Department, the 60-year-old was obligated to work just two days a week. But the 35-year LAPD veteran, 25 of them in Special Weapons And Tactics, ended up giving a great deal more. After...
  • Police draft budget cuts

    CITY HALL — The Burbank Police Department on Tuesday proposed $1.87 million in budget cuts, which include suspending its helicopter program, eliminating positions and reducing animal shelter hours. The proposals, whose savings range from $1.1...
  • Mailbag: Still seeking answers in shooting

    Burbank Police Chief Scott LaChasse's apology for having to restrict the parking lot at Kmart and the surrounding area for such a long time after the shooting of two officers on July 2 ("Chief thanks public for cooperation", July 17) was well received...
  • Olive Avenue Confidential: More clout for Police Commission

    If city leaders hope to restore public confidence in the Burbank Police Department, they must also be willing to empower the city's Police Commission to better fulfill its watchdog role. That the commission has finally set a date for its first public...
  • Survey says residents like Burbank

    In spite of the recovering economy and ongoing investigations into the Police Department, a recent survey shows that 96% of Burbank residents generally are satisfied with the city. About 78% of those surveyed reported they were very satisfied overall...