Opinion Street Beat

STREET BEAT: ‘Does the LAPD have enough African-American officers?’

Compiled by Debra Varnado at Chesterfield Square.

Carla Whitfield Chesterfield Square  “I really don’t think it matters as to the color because it just depends on the individual. They can be black or white and still be cruel.”
Carla Whitfield
Chesterfield Square
“I really don’t think it matters as to the color because it just depends on the individual. They can be black or white and still be cruel.”
Brian Fondren Chesterfield Square “I don’t think it changes anything what race they are. My Granny always told me ‘the police are gangbangers, too.  They just have uniforms.'"
Brian Fondren
Chesterfield Square
“I don’t think it changes anything what race they are. My Granny always told me ‘the police are gangbangers, too. They just have uniforms.'”
William Cannon Chesterfield Square “[LAPD needs more] to even it out racially and ethnically. They need to put a little more blacks in there. … They’ll treat people better, better community relations.”
William Cannon
Chesterfield Square
“[LAPD needs more] to even it out racially and ethnically. They need to put a little more blacks in there. … They’ll treat people better, better community relations.”