Tag: Los-angeles-police-department

casket of Valentina Orellana Peralta

Memorial Held for 14-Year-Old Girl Shot by LAPD in Department Store Dressing Room

Fourteen-year-old Valentina Orellana-Peralta was laid to rest on Monday, Jan. 10, after being accidentally shot by police during part of a tragic retail store shoot-out. Christopher Weber of The Associated Press reported that Orellana-Peralta “was killed when a Los Angeles police officer fired at a suspect at a clothing store…

Ex-Cop Walks Free in Deadly Shooting of Homeless Black Man

A former Los Angeles Police Department officer will face no charges for killing an unarmed Black homeless man three years ago despite, unusually, the police chief calling for prosecution. Clifford Proctor, who resigned from the force in 2017, shot and killed 29-year-old Brendon Glenn in 2015. During a struggle, Proctor,…