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Gun buybacks take almost 500 weapons off the streets

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Nearly 500 weapons were collected at two recent gun buyback events, down sharply from last year but still a significant number of guns taken off the streets, Mayor Eric Garcetti and Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck said May 16. A total of 478 guns were collected, including 35 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…