DPS officer killed in double homicide

A Dept. of Public Safety officer and his fiancee were found late Sunday dead from gunshots in a parked car in Irvine, Calif. The victims, who were found in the vehicle at about 9:10 p.m., were identified as Keith Lawrence, 27, and Monica Quan, 28. Gunshots were not reported that night, and the bodies were […]

LAPD search campus for narcotics suspect

Police officers pursuing a narcotics suspect on Saturday searched Heritage Hall after receiving reports that the suspect might have entered the building, but did not detain the suspect on campus, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. Officers attempted to detain the suspect in the University Village after seeing him toss narcotics, said Lieutenant Vargas […]

Student honored by LAPD for saving life

The Los Angeles Police Department honored Christina Wilkerson, a student who helped save the life of a victim of a shooting, in a Wednesday ceremony honoring local heros. Wilkerson, a senior majoring in sociology, ended up at a party on the 1200 block of West 37th Place on Sept. 4, where a confrontation between a […]

Homeland security

From climbing the trees in front of Moreton Fig as a child to patrolling campus, DPS Assistant Chief John Thomas’ Trojan spirit runs deep.