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5 LAPD officers down: Colleagues struggle to cope

by Erika Aguilar | Take Two®

Sgt. Rosie Mejia of the LAPD's Hollywood Division prepares to go out on a patrol shift on Monday, May 12. Mejia is from the same division as officer Nicholas Lee, who was killed when his patrol car collided with a commercial vehicle on March 7. Maya Sugarman/KPCC

There's another LAPD funeral today. Officer Roberto Sanchez died in a car crash while on patrol in Harbor City. Five officers have died this year, four of them in car accidents.

KPCC's Erika Aguilar checked in with the rank and file.

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