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The Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) recently received a two-year, $600,000 grant from the California Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC), which will focus on strengthening the department's relationship with the community and developing new practices for dealing with the city’s outcasts, city officials...

Two people were killed in a murder-suicide on the UCLA campus, today, June 1, 2016, prompting a campus-wide lockdown and forcing hundreds of terrified students to hide in buildings. Many students took the initiative to shelter in place and also barricaded themselves in classrooms and offices. It appears that students and employees used cords, rope and other items to help secure doors that could not be locked.

Commander Josef Levy had the privileged of speaking to a group at Long Beach Community College. From them: "Commander Josef Levy is employed by the City of Long Beach and has been with the Long Beach Police Department for over 26 years. He has worked assignments in...

“Constant dialogue between police and local citizens, between faith leaders and youth, and other similar initiatives, goes a very long way” — Josef Levy This article, "Learning Lessons from Ferguson" by Shimmy Blum, features Not In Our Town Law Enforcemen Cadre Member and Embassy Consulting Services...

Melvin McGuire, a consultant with Embassy Consulting Services, speaks to Faculty and Students in the Great Hall of Pierce College in Woodland Hills, Calif., on Oct. 22, 2014. McGuire, a former Long Beach Police Department Sgt., now conducts safety training for the worst possible scenarios....