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How cops feel about the LAPD’s new reforms




With black ribbons across their badge and holding a gun, police recruits attend their graduation ceremony at LAPD Headquarters.
With black ribbons across their badge and holding a gun, police recruits attend their graduation ceremony at LAPD Headquarters.
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The LA Police Commission unanimously voted yesterday to have the LAPD more quickly release information about police shootings.

A nearly year-long study by the Department's Inspector General looked at how other law enforcement agencies release shooting details and video of the incidents. The study also focused on training methods used by other Departments.

The Commission voted to have LAPD officers get more role-playing training to help them learn how to de-escalate encounters and avoid uses of deadly force. In his comments yesterday, Chief Beck didn't sound opposed to the Commission's directive. However, the union for his officers isn't happy. We’ll hear from the union and get reaction from listeners.

Read LAPPL's Statement on the LA Police Commission’s Latest Effort to Appease Anti-Police Activists:

Statement on Police Commission by Southern California Public Radio on Scribd

Guest:

Lou Turriaga, director for the Los Angeles Police Protective League