ABRIDGED SUMMARY OF CATEGORICAL USE OF FORCE INCIDENT ANDFINDINGS BY THE LOS ANGELES BOARD OF POLICE COMMISSIONERS
IN-CUSTODY DEATH – 048-12Division Date Duty-On (X) Off ( ) Uniform-Yes (X) No ( )
Officer(s) Involved in Use of Force Length of Service
Officer B 10 years, 1 monthOfficer C 6 yearsOfficer D 17 years, 9 monthsOfficer E 7 months
Reason for Police Contact
Officers responded to the Subject’s residence to conduct an investigation after theSubject’s children were dropped off at a police station.
Subject(s) Deceased (X) Wounded ( ) Non-Hit ( )
Subject: Female, 35 years of age.
Board of Police Commissioners’ Review
This is a brief summary designed only to enumerate salient points regarding thisCategorical Use of Force incident and does not reflect the entirety of the extensiveinvestigation by the Los Angeles Police Department (Department) or the deliberationsby the Board of Police Commissioners (BOPC). In evaluating this matter, the BOPCconsidered the following: the complete Force Investigation Division investigation(including all of the transcribed statements of witnesses, pertinent suspect criminalhistory, and addenda items); the relevant Training Evaluation and Management Systemmaterials of the involved officers; the Use of Force Review Board recommendations; thereport and recommendations of the Chief of Police; and the report andrecommendations of the Inspector General. The Department Command Staff presentedthe matter to the BOPC and made itself available for any inquiries by the BOPC.Because state law prohibits divulging the identity of police officers in public reports, for ease of reference, the masculine pronouns (he, his, and him) will be used in this reportto refer to male or female employees.The following incident was adjudicated by the BOPC on June 25, 2013.