Archive for February, 2011
To call on a “tactical alert” means that no police officers can go home and all need to remain on duty because something serious is happening. It also entails that low priority calls, less severe circumstances, are not being attended to.
However, this week when the LAPD was put on this warning, it wasn’t because of a serious incident. It was because there weren’t enough police officers to handle both on-street patrol and in-house calling.
Celeste Fremon, at Witness L.A., reported that the tactical alert was due to a “radio call load.”
The current state of the LAPD was Read more »