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Prospecting For a New Sheriff With Steve Soboroff

The president of the Los Angeles Police Commission weighs in on Lee Baca’s surprise retirement Read more...

They Got Served: Veteran Process Server J Scott Bergman on Delivering Bad News

“Don’t want to ruin your evening, but I have some papers for you.” Read more...

Stranger Than Crime Fiction: An L.A. Private Investigator Shares Her Weirdest Encounter Yet

An anonymous P.I. on the strange business of rooting out secrets Read more...

Dead Men Talking: The Program Keeping Serial Criminals from Taking Intel on Unsolved Cases to their Graves

Sex-crimes expert Carol Burke tells us about the innovative way she’s connecting deceased criminals to cold cases Read more...

Burn Notice: How Serial Arsonists are Snuffed Out in L.A.

For firebugs, our crispy hills are all too enticing. Arson investigator Rosa Tufts on sifting through the ashes. Read more...

Haunted For a Living: What It Is Like To Work Murder Mysteries

LAPD homicide detective Sal Labarbera on dealing with death as a way of life Read more...

Hot Fuzz: The Only Thing More Mesmerizing Than TV Car Chases? YouTube Car Chases

The video-sharing site is loaded with first-person LAPD cop car chases that rival Grand Theft Auto. We’re guilty of watching more than our fair share, but here are two of our favorites Read more...

Fear Tech: '80s Gadgets To Preserve and Protect

Bulletproof vests and voice changers round out this compendium of hi-tech devices (for the 80s, we should say), which ran as a sidebar to “Darkness Descends on the City of Angels,” a feature in our September 1988 issue. Read more...

Crime Central: The Hall of Justice Rises Again

Inside the most famous building in the local legal system Read more...

Watch Out! 5 Surprising Stalker Myths That Will Make You Look Over Your Shoulder

Los Angeles-based criminal prosecutor Rhonda Saunders tells us about the common myths associated with stalking—and why the offense feels more prevalent in L.A. Close your Facebook account and read this Read more...