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Beck calls suspicious body camera video inconclusive

LOS ANGELES — Body camera video that has prompted accusations that a Los Angeles police officer planted drugs on a suspect is by itself inconclusive about whether the officer did anything wrong, Police Chief Charlie Beck said Nov. 14. The Los Angeles Police Department is investigating the allegation and the video, which was first aired Read More…

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Police Commission ignores opposition; OKs use of drones

LOS ANGELES — The Police Commission Oct. 17 voted to allow the Los Angeles Police Department to move forward with a one-year pilot program to assess the use of an “unmanned aerial system,” a decision that resulted in a massive demonstration outside police headquarters that disrupted downtown traffic and led to the arrest of several Read More…