Category Archives: Police

How Bail Works In A Criminal Case

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When a person is arrested for a crime, one of the first things that their family or friends look for is a way to get him or her out of jail. That is why often their first call is to … Continue reading

Prank Calls Lead to Criminal Charges for L.A. Man

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Criminal charges have been filed against a Los Angeles man who is believed to have called big-name coaches with phony job offers and recorded the subsequent conversations. NBC News reports that Kenneth Edward Tarr (32) was arrested by LAPD detectives … Continue reading

LA Gang Injunctions Draw Opposition from Activists

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Civil gang injunctions, used in Los Angeles County for more than 30 years as a tool to fight crime, are coming under fresh fire as a grass-roots effort to challenge them gains momentum. The Daily Breeze reports that the Youth … Continue reading

Cyber Cops: LAPD Starts Using Predictive Policing Software

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Technology is everywhere these days—including in California police departments, where the ‘big data’ trend has arrived in the form of software that attempts to anticipate crime before it happens. The predictive policing software, called PredPol, is being used on a … Continue reading

Crimes Up in Six Los Angeles Neighborhoods

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According to an analysis of Los Angeles Police Department data by the Los Angeles Times, crime reports are up significantly in six Los Angeles neighborhoods. According to the analysis, four neighborhoods reported an increase in violent crimes. Among the neighborhoods … Continue reading

WHAT TO DO IF THE POLICE OR FEDERAL AGENTS COME TO TALK TO YOU

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In this blog criminal defense attorney Vitaly B. Sigal will discuss certain issues as they pertain to a criminal investigation where there have yet to be criminal charges filed. Continue reading