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Inside The LAPD
The Mission Statement of the LAPD
It is the mission of the Los Angeles Police Department to safeguard the lives and property of the people we serve, to reduce the incidence and fear of crime, and to enhance public safety while working with the diverse communities to improve their quality of life. Our mandate is to do so with honor and integrity, while at all times conducting ourselves with the highest ethical standards to maintain public confidence. more>
The Year In Review provides statistical and historical information on the Department within a calendar-year time frame. Research crime statistics, view Department news releases, read the Department newsletter within a specific 12-month period beginning in 2001. This section of the website replaces the Department's Annual Report that was last published in 2000.