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Police Commission seeks input on body camera policy

LOS ANGELES — The Police Commission and Police Chief Charlie Beck have outlined plans for seeking community input on establishing policies for the release of body camera footage taken during critical incidents. Input will be gathered in community forums around the city and through a questionnaire available online or on paper. Speaking to reporters at Read More…

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De-escalation to be stressed in new use-of-force policy

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Police Commission voted March 15 to move forward with the creation of use-of-force policies that emphasize de-escalation and the use of minimal force in encounters with the public. A working group that will include the city attorney, LAPD officials and the police officers’ union will come up with specific Read More…