Tag Archives: LAPD

Police reform died in Congress. No biggie

From Harper’s Weekly Review: [T]he Los Angeles Police Department announced that it would no longer attempt to safely detonate explosives in residential neighborhoods; and the Minneapolis Police Department recommended the use of “Not-Reaching Pouches,” which store driver’s licenses and registration … Continue reading

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Bad cop/more bad cop

From Harper’s Weekly Review: Secretive, gang-like police cliques have attempted to recruit 16 percent of sheriff’s deputies in Los Angeles, and documents released by the Brennan Center for Justice reveal that LAPD officers collect detainees’ Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook handles … Continue reading

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Animal news: illegal fireworks

From Harper’s Weekly Review: A planned detonation of illegal fireworks by the Los Angeles Police Department in the middle of a South Los Angeles street injured 17 people and caused damage on several city blocks. “Why didn’t they do this … Continue reading

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