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Police shootings, bias among topics at forum

By Dorany Pineda Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — ACLU attorney Peter Bibring argued with a panel of law enforcement officials Oct. 15 that it is a major issue that a police officer hasn’t been prosecuted for shooting and killing a civilian in Los Angeles County since 2000. The statement came during a community policing conference Read More…

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New network seeks accountability for officers

LOS ANGELES — In response to police violence in California, a recently launched statewide alliance of organizations called the Justice Teams Network is hoping to influence legislation that will hold members of law enforcement accountable for using deadly force. The network will focus on a public information campaign around the Law Enforcement Officer’s Bill of Read More…

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No charges, no surprise, activists say; D.A. overrules police chief in refusing to try former officer

LOS ANGELES — A former Los Angeles police officer was not surprised that District Attorney Jackie Lacey decided not to file charges against a former police officer who killed an unarmed black man near the Venice Beach boardwalk in 2015. Retired LAPD Sgt. Cheryl Dorsey said, “When the District Attorney’s Office has a symbiotic relationship Read More…