Sahra is Communities Editor for Streetsblog L.A., covering the intersection of mobility with race, class, history, representation, policing, housing, health, culture, community, and access to the public space in Boyle Heights and South Central Los Angeles.
LAPD Sergeant Fired at Jermaine Petit from Inside Patrol Vehicle, Sparking Contagious Fire from Officer Who Knew Petit Was Unarmed
Despite having been advised by his partner officer that 39-year-old Jermaine Petit was not carrying a gun, officer Daryl Glover Jr. raised his arms and fired at least one shot at Petit's back anyways.
Metro Re-Approves Randolph as Rail-to-River Route After Dedicated Bike/Walk Path Plan Had to Be Scuttled
“Y’all shot at me!”: LAPD Shoots at, Misses, then Tries to Charge Unarmed Black Man with Assault with a Deadly Weapon
LAPD Describes Car Part as Resembling “Nonfunctioning Firearm” During Contentious Town Hall on Leimert Park Shooting
Jermaine Petit was unarmed when shot by LAPD, but LAPD remains reluctant to admit that.
Rail-to-Rail Bike/Walk Path Breaks Ground on Slauson; Officials Speak to Its Significance for Corridor
LAPD Peddles Misinformation about Sidewalk Biking to Spanish Speakers
Seven years after the launch of Vision Zero, LAPD still doesn't have a handle on basic traffic laws or much insight into the specific challenges that cyclists on the margins face.