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Prosecutor’s vile attack on Waters denounced

By Dennis J. Freeman Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — The vile words uttered by San Bernardino County Deputy District Attorney Michael Selyem toward U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters through social media posts has riled up local activists and elected officials, who are calling for the ouster and possible disbarment of the longtime prosecutor. According to the Read More…

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Activists seek change in LAPD lethal force policy

LOS ANGELES — Community activists Earl Ofari Hutchinson and Najee Ali called on the Los Angeles Police Commission April 10 to change the way the Los Angeles Police Department uses lethal force against civilians. The proposals include the use of deadly force “only when absolutely necessary to prevent imminent and serious bodily injury or death;” Read More…