All posts tagged "LAPD"

  • Samuel Lee, third from left, and Jay Kim (Korea Times / Park Sang-hyuk)
(Korea Times / Park Sang-hyuk)
    Two more Korean Americans become police officers in LA

    LOS ANGELES – Becoming a police officer is an increasingly popular career option for Korean Americans in Los Angeles, as two more graduated from the Los Angeles Police Academy and Los Angeles Airport Police Academy last Friday. Samuel...

    • Posted March 23, 2016
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  • LAPD, sebae
    To protect and sebae: LAPD captain visits Koreatown’s Lunar New Year event

    (PHOTO NEWS) — Captain Vito Palazzolo, right, and Lieutenant Timothy Nordquist, front, from the Los Angeles Police Department participate in a Korean traditional event for the Lunar New Year – sebae (Deep traditional bow) – staged at...

    • Posted February 9, 2016
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    LAPD traffic ticket quota system costs city another $1M

    LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Los Angeles City Council has agreed to pay nearly $1 million to a former Westside motorcycle officer who said he was retaliated against by the Los Angeles Police Department for not participating in an illegal...

    • Posted January 14, 2016
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  • Laura Jeon, a KAFLA leader, second from right, presents a certificate of gratitude to LAPD Olympic Division Detective Sergio Martinez Wednesday. (Park Sang-hyuk/Korea Times)
    Korean American community thanks 14-year LAPD veteran

    The Korean American Federation of Los Angeles awarded a certificate of gratitude to Los Angeles Police Department Olympic Division Detective Sergio Martinez Wednesday for his 14-year service to the Koreatown area. Sergio, who began work in the...

    • Posted November 27, 2015
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    LAPD officers get a taste of K-pop

    The Los Angeles Police Department got a taste of K-pop Thursday. A Korean cultural workshop for officers of the Olympic, Hollywood, Wilshire, Pacific, West Traffic and West LA divisions was held inside the Korean Cultural Center. About...

    • Posted November 6, 2015
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  • Nicholas Lee
    Fallen LAPD officer Nicholas Lee receives posthumous Purple Heart

    By Park Ju-yeon A Purple Heart was awarded posthumously to Los Angeles Police Department officer Nicholas Lee Thursday. The ceremony — “Above & Beyond” — held inside Dolby Theatre and hosted by the Los Angeles Police Foundation,...

    • Posted October 2, 2015
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  • A player from South Korea's Gyeonggi Provincial Police Agency's baseball team high fives another policeman at the LAPD's Wild Wild West Invitational Tuesday. (Park Sang-hyuk/Korea Times)
    South Korean police join LAPD baseball invitational

    It’s the Wild, Wild West for a group of police and fire department baseball teams from around the world — including the Athletes, a team from the Gyeonggi Provincial Police Agency in South Korea — gathered in...

    • Posted September 9, 2015
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