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NAJEE’S NOTES: New Police Commission head unveils his goals

This week Matt Johnson, the newly elected president of the Los Angeles Police Commission, revealed his goals and visions for the continued reform efforts of the commission. His goals and objectives, which were announced at Tuesday’s Police Commission meeting, were met with widespread support from LAPD Chief Charlie Beck to every major civil rights leader Read More…

Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Has the LAPD learned its lesson yet?

The announcement that Los Angeles Police officer Richard Garcia was arrested and charged this week with assault in the beating of Clinton Alford Jr. last October is yet another teaching moment for the Los Angeles Police Department and for the community. The starting point is the arrest and charges themselves. In times past, there have Read More…