Non-Tactical Unintentional Discharge (NTUD) NRF070-23bb

December 8, 2023

Los Angeles:  On December 5, 2023, at around 11:50 a.m., an on-duty, plain clothes, vice sergeant was in the Topanga Community Police Station vice office when a Non-Tactical Unintentional Discharge (NTUD) occurred. The sergeant was in the vice office, preparing his handgun for an upcoming training when he inadvertently discharged a round, striking a nearby refrigerator.

The round did not exit the refrigerator and no other officers or employees were in the office when the NTUD occurred. No one was injured as a result of this incident.

Force Investigation Division (FID) investigators responded to the scene and are investigating this incident.