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NAJEE’S NOTES: Jackie Lacey again angers the black community

Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey created a firestorm of controversy this week when she announced that she would not file criminal charges against Sharlton Wampler and Antonio Villegas, the LAPD officers responsible for the Aug. 11, 2014 shooting death of South L.A. resident Ezell Ford, who was simply walking home minding his own Read More…

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Group seeks to recall D.A. Jackie Lacey after Ezell Ford decision

SOUTH LOS ANGELES — An activist organization announced plans to launch a recall campaign against Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey Jan. 25, one day after Lacey announced her office would not be filing charges against two Los Angeles police officers in the 2014 shooting death of a mentally challenged man. “Lacey has betrayed Read More…

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Officers violated policy during altercation with Ezell Ford, Police Commission rules

LOS ANGELES — The mother of a Los Angeles man killed by police joined activists this week in calling for criminal charges against the involved officers, just hours after the city’s Police Commission ruled that the two officers violated departmental policy in the deadly shooting. Tritobia Ford, the mother of Ezell Ford, said she is Read More…