We’re Here to Protect and Serve Immigrants, Not Help ICE Deport Them
The LAPD Wants Immigrants to Know Their Rights, Trust Officers, and Report Crime That Matters
Given the history of our City and our Department, the Los Angeles Police Department makes it a priority to build relationships with our diverse communities.
Since last November’s election, and the widespread protests and fears we’ve seen and heard in its aftermath, we’ve had to step up relationship-building and do even more, especially in our immigrant communities where the anxiety has been greatest.
That has meant a lot of dialogue. This is a city of 400 square miles and more than 4 million people, 500,000 of them undocumented. We have been purposeful …