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Los Angeles Police Commission releases app for citizen complaints




Police officers undergo an investigation on September 13, 2008.
Police officers undergo an investigation on September 13, 2008.
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Over the past few years, the country has had to take a hard look at how law enforcement interacts with the community. And technology has played a key role in this process. From civilian recorded videos posted on social media to the adoption of body cams for officers.

Now, the Los Angeles Police Commisssion has unveiled something new, a smartphone app.

Matt Johnson, president of the Los Angeles Police Commission joins A Martinez to talk about the app, the importance of transparency in the police department and whether this is the right vehicle for complaints to be addressed.