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LAPD cadet program to get top-to-bottom review

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Police Department’s civilian watchdog will review the LAPD’s embattled cadet program in the wake of a scandal involving seven cadets arrested for their alleged involvement in stealing squad cars. Inspector General Alex Bustamante told the Los Angeles Times that he will heed the request of Police Commission President Matt Read More…

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Police officers’ union questions Chief Beck’s leadership

LOS ANGELES — The union representing Los Angeles Police Department officers lashed out at Chief Charlie Beck Jan. 20, linking his policies to a surge in crime and calling for hearings at City Hall on his anti-crime strategies. The Los Angeles Police Protective League asked that the City Council’s Public Safety Committee “immediately hold public Read More…