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Mayor orders LAPD unit to reduce number of vehicle stops

LOS ANGELES — An elite unit of the Los Angeles Police Department has been ordered by Mayor Eric Garcetti to reduce the number of vehicle stops it conducts in response to calls from activists and an investigation by the Los Angeles Times that claims officers pulled over a disproportionate number of African Americans. On Feb. Read More…

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City Council members call for discussions on race

LOS ANGELES — Three City Council members have called for a citywide discussion about race. Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson and Councilmen Curren Price Jr. and Mitch O’Farrell announced a new pilot program called “embRACE LA,” during a press conference Oct. 20, asking Angelenos to weigh in on matters having to do with Read More…