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Mother arrested in child-abuse death of 4-year-old daughter: Los Angeles Police
"Has arrested a mother on suspicion of child abuse for the death of her four year old daughter. The girl was taken to the hospital died listen to hours Later, medical staff said the death was suspicious. The LAPD is investigating stop being handled by the Abused Child section. No other details about the girl's injuries or condition have been
Five Wounded in Los Angeles Warehouse Shooting
"In the middle of the pandemic ends with a violent shooting. This time happened in a warehouse in Harbor City along Loch Ness Avenue early this morning, LAPD says About 200 people were there. Some sort of altercation led to the shooting inside and outside of the building. Here's Captain J Mastic. Five victims were transported to a local area Hospitals here in the harbor area. Uh, all five were treated One was in serious condition but is now in stable condition and all the victims are are expected to be okay. Other person suffered mild injuries while trying to escape climbing a fence. Police believe the shooting is gang related.
LAPD Officer Shot by Apparent Friendly Fire While Responding to Suicidal Man in Hollywood
"Officer recovering today after being shot in the arm, apparently by friendly fire. A police detective tells connects that officers were responding to a report of a suicidal man on Wilton Place in Hollywood Wednesday afternoon when it happened, that man was armed with Paris scissors and in the apartment. There was also Rottweiler. At that point, we're not exactly sure what transpired between the officers and the man that there was an officer involved shooting. Detective Megan Aguilar says the officer was shot through the arm. She was taken to a hospital. The Rottweiler was also injured and taken to a vet. But it's unclear how the dog was hurt. How we're going to find out what exactly transpired is by one, of course, interviewing the officers. And reviewing any body worn video regular says the man was not hurt. He was taken into custody. This is the second time in just a few days. Ah police officer may have been accidentally shot Monday at Culver City officer was shot in the leg by friendly fire incident during a police shooting. The suspect in that case was shot and killed. Emily Valdez que next 10 70 news radio 7
Takeoff, member of Migos, is accused of rape in lawsuit
"Takeoff from Migas has been a accused of raping an unknown unnamed woman in a at a party in June and Los Angeles. Now, this lawsuit says she was invited by their D. J. He was staring at her the whole time. She didn't like it, she told the deejay walked away, went upstairs to the DJs room and laid in his bed. The deejay and takeoff exchange. Words, then take off walked into the room. It happened immediately after she sought medical care at a nearby hospital for sad quote, observed visible evidence of rape. On the LAPD has on open investigation going. They did not comment any further. But, uh, I mean, she went to the hospital read afterwards, she's filing a lawsuit. It's literally two months after it happened, Not maybe a little over a month since it's happened, So it's not like she waited it so it doesn't look good. They're going right away for medical treatment. Is that going I know that that's really leans towards her argument. You watch law and order s view as much as I do, And that's what they always say. Well, why didn't you go get help right away. She's she did. Yeah, There's a lot of graphic details about it. I don't want to go too far into it. But if you want to read the full report, it's on our Facebook page. As you know, four fans So
LAPD Officer Shot, Possibly by Friendly Fire
"Officer recovering today She was shot in the arm, and they think it was friendly Fire. A police detective tells connects that officers were responding to a report of a suicidal man on Wilton Place in Hollywood Wednesday afternoon when it happened, that man was armed with Paris scissors and in the apartment. There was also Rottweiler. At that point, we're not exactly sure what transpired between the officers and the man that there was an officer involved shooting. Detective Megan Aguilar says the officer was shot through the arm. She was taken to a hospital. The Rottweiler was also injured and taken to a vet. But it's unclear how the dog was hurt. How we're going to find out what exactly transpired is by one, of course, interviewing the officers. And reviewing any body worn video regular says the man was not hurt. He was taken into custody. This is the second time in just a few days. Ah police officer may have been accidentally shot Monday at Culver City officer was shot in the leg by a friendly fire incident during a police shooting. The suspect in that case was shot and killed. Emily
Los Angeles Mayor Says City May Shut Off Water, Power At Houses Hosting Large Parties
"Party or have a get together. Well, l a Mayor Eric Garcetti has a plan. This is how he is aiming to put a stop to those parties and try to slow the pandemic tonight. I'm authorizing the city. To shut off Los Angeles Department of Water and Power Service in the egregious cases in which houses, businesses and other venues are hosting unpermitted large gatherings starting tomorrow. LAPD officers who verify repeated violations will notify and request the department to shut off utilities within two days. Garcetti said the enforcement targets people who are determined to break the rules and pose a health danger to everyone else. This after a shooting at a Beverly Crest mansion left one person dead this week.
Mayor says Los Angeles will shut off water, power at party houses
"Taking action in the wake of this week's Big House party where people violated health orders. By gathering in large groups and not distancing a warring masked Eric Garcetti says the city will pull the plug on places where things like that happened. I am authorizing the city to shut off Los Angeles Department of Water and Power Service. The egregious cases in which houses, businesses and other venues are hosting unpermitted large gatherings. Starting on Friday night at the LAPD responds and verifies that a large gathering is occurring at a property and we see these properties re offending time and time again. They will provide notice and initiate the process. A request that D W P shut off service within the next 48 hours, Study says researchers believe just 10% of people are responsible for 80% of the spread of the Corona virus.
Los Angeles to cut off water and power to properties hosting large gatherings
"Issued a clear condemnation of gatherings and threat toward people hosting them. Tonight I am authorizing the city to shut off Los Angeles Department of Water and Power Service in the egregious cases in which houses, businesses and other venues. Are hosting unpermitted large gatherings. Large gatherings have been prohibited under City Health ordinance is due to Corona virus. The mayor announced a similar measure in April when he authorized to shut off of services for non essential businesses that were still operating despite Safer at home orders. LAPD will be taking note of residential properties that continually host unpermitted gatherings and will initiate service shut offs for re offenders starting this Friday. Garcetti also touted A new pilot program that would make testing kiosks available in neighborhoods across the city. He says these kiosk will be able to test up to 500 people a day.
Man Killed After Being Pinned Between 2 Trailers At Industrial Company On Terminal Island, Los Angeles
"Has been fatally injured while working on terminal Island officials say he was pinned between two trailers this morning in an industrial transportation company. The man was pronounced dead at the scene. The LAPD E says the death is being investigated as an industrial accident.
1 person shot dead at crowded mansion party in Southern California
"And two were wounded by gunfire violated Corona virus orders, but police say they were helpless to stop it. LAPD Lieutenant Chris Ramirez says the shooting occurred early Tuesday morning at a rented mansion there. Beverly Hills. It was attended by some 200 guests, No one wearing face coverings or physical, distancing all public health orders. Plus, there's a prohibition on large gatherings. But, says Ramirez, police could not shut it down. Even though partygoers could pose a risk to the public at large eyes. The public at me might be different, but he's a five. We're going to your house, try and tell you what to do in your own property. Ramirez says. The shooting that left a woman dead and two others wounded was gang related. Jim Roop LOS Angeles, The European Union is opening an investigation into Google's plan to
Person shot dead, 2 wounded at crowded LA mansion party
"One person is dead after a shooting at a Beverly Hills mansion party that left two other people critically wounded in LAPD officials says they received multiple calls about the large party on Mulholland Drive near Franklin Canyon Park reportedly held by an NFL player. It's not clear if anyone was arrested and there's no information about what may have led to the shooting. The company that manages the rental property, said that it had advised the renters that the party was a serious breach of the rental agreement. And ask them to vacate the ask them to vacate the premises immediately.
Police Commission Creates Committee to Review Los Angeles PD Actions, Policies
"In the Police Commission, creating a new committee aimed at building trust with residents and setting up reforms. Bring more transparency and accountability within the LAPD. The advisory committee will be made up of policy specialist. Legal experts and community leaders, who will be charged with reviewing current policies to come up with recommendations for additional reforms Committee expect to be complete, completing its work by the
City Councilman Wants Los Angeles To Cite People Not Wearing Masks In Public
"Was floating from the bearer. He wants people in L. A now Oregon mask to be fine. His proposal would start with $100 fine for the first violation and city Councilman Paul CORRECTS tells Can ex The city can start citing people in his district. First, I'm happy to have a start on the West side example. There's no excuse for all the folks icy out walking without masks to be doing that, but Mayor Eric Garcetti says he's against it. For now. As long as Corona virus cases don't start searching again, I don't think our police officers want to become the masked police. Nor do many Angelenos want LAPD officers doing that work. The mayor says it could also place another financial burden on people already struggling. But Councilman correct says If money's a problem, maybe they can punish mask violators with community service. Karen
Los Angeles PD Creates New Bureau, Announces New Reforms in Policing Philosophy
"The sitting itself is responding to the protest over alleged racism and police conduct by announcing to bureau within the LAPD. Jeevan Kumar says Setting up the community Safety Partnership Bureau leads to some changes in approach. This model represents a pivot, you will a strategy of moving ourselves away from a containment and suppression model. The one that is increased community capacity, a sense of overall safety. You see the lower levels of crime? In concert with lower number of arrests but increase trust Now the proposal gets a cool welcome from the police union. The president Craig Lally, telling connects there. No details on staffing. And in fact, he suspects officers will be taken off patrol for this new bureau.
City Of Los Angeles To Establish Community Safety Partnership Bureau With LAPD
"Created a new bureau to oversee community safety partnerships, and the bureau's new deputy chief, is a moderating a reading one of those officers that really truly models. And values the relationship building that is so important to building a strong community policing after a Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez chairs the council's public safety committee, and says additional CSP surround the city mean more officers dedicated to neighborhoods that need more attention from law enforcement authority with the CSP is to build that fundamental trust Eve. Gregory can find news. You may
City Of Los Angeles To Establish Community Safety Partnership Bureau With LAPD
"To breaking news about how the LAPD has announced its expanding a community partnership program throughout the city in an effort to reduce crime, joining us now to discuss some of those reforms that Mayor Garcetti laid out at the beginning of this press conference is Jack Weiss. He is a former L, a City Council and for the fifth District and a former federal prosecutor hijack Hey, Larry. Thanks for hanging on Lamere Records said. He announced tonight the creation of a new community Safety Partnership Bureau in the city. This is the City Council recently, voting also to slash from $150 million from the police budget. In response to ongoing protests. Councilman Joe Buscaino said that this new department will require resource is does this new community safety partnership translate into more money for the LAPD? You know, it's a great question, and there was a moment in the press conference where Joe Buscaino said, You know, it's gonna be really hard to defund and expand the police at the same time, and I think in that in that sentence he sorted inadvertently identified what's going to be one of the key political issues, which is for people who believe in whether you want to call it. The funding or reducing the city. This is not that these are jobs that LAPD officers will fill at the same time. This program. The C S. P program is a very important program. It's been very successful. And I think the real headline coming out of today is we see two African American women? Connie Rice, one of if not the leading civil rights lawyer in Los Angeles, and monitoring your Edie's, a street cop, a long time street cop? Ah, they are the two people who are trying to remake policing not just in this city, but in this country, and I think in a modest Tinga Reedys, the nation is about to find a new spokesperson for law enforcement. This is someone who, when you meet her, she's she's ready for TV and This is her national moment. She needs to have a voice in the national conversation about policing.
First LAPD officer dies of coronavirus, police say - Fox News
"A Los Angeles police officer has passed away after a battle fought with Cove in 19 He's the first LAPD officer to die due to the pandemic. Police chief Michael Moore tweeted that officer Valentin Martinez. You have reached her end of watch and rest in peace. The 45 year old Martinez was a patrol officer assigned to the Mission Division and
LAPD officer and soon-to-be father dies of COVID-19 complications
"Fine. An LAPD officer has died of covert 19. Officer Valentin Martinez joined the department in 2007. Mayor Garcetti says he made the ultimate sacrifice serving the community. He was one of those frontline individuals that embodies this city government family. I said, would never stop working for all of you. Martinez is the first officer and the second Department employee to die of the virus. He was 45 years old and expecting twins In the fall, 453 LAPD employees have tested positive for Corona Virus, 270 have
"lapd" Discussed on Into America
"Molina Abdulah is the head of the Los Angeles. Glad matter but she grew up a few hours north in Oakland and was born in the seventies, even though still claim twenty nine, so don't let the math. I'll take it. Thank you. Melina is a mom and a professor of Pan African studies at CAL state I came of age in the nineties and. Kind of the height of the crack cocaine epidemic. That's the height of the war on drugs, the harassment of especially young black people by police was an everyday regular occurrence. I remember like every time I went on a date. We get pulled over. The question was just. How far would they take harassment so I, didn't have to become conscious through like some political mechanism. It was our lives as black people of my generation that there was always tension between black folks in police. And if you were young black, growing up and California's or really anywhere during the early ninety s, you remember the moment in Nineteen ninety-one when grainy video footage captured four LAPD, officers speeding rodney king during a traffic stop. We understood almost viscerally. The police were moving on behalf of someone who wasn't. That home videotape is shown around the world and is this moment when it's like okay, the? Aren't going to get out of it this time. We've had this experience of daily harassment and abuse and a year later. Two officers were acquitted. Ugly terrible situation all night long fires looting, going nuts, random beating attacks, and now the national guards may be ready to move in our chopper clipped. Welsh has been over the violence all night. We're GONNA. Go to him. It's the moment of frustration that erupts because of the ways. The police had not changed the erupted in the biggest moment of unrest in American history in terms of a single city. Mexico KANTER is an historian at Ball State University. He says in order to understand how Los Angeles got this moment. We're in now. You've got to understand with. The city's been through. That's a history that goes way back before kings beating. Los Angeles like many cities experiences the great migration starting in the early twentieth century with then through World War Two where the black population grows exponentially, but the thing that's crucial is Los Angeles prior to that have largely been an Anglo dominated city of white migrants, and the police force was essentially a force that represented that White Anglo. Protestant community as the black population grows the police see that as bringing criminality bringing unrest bringing disorder, and so the police from almost moment one had long been antagonistic to the black community, and you have black migrants in the fifties and sixties, saying things like essentially the police here don't operate any differently. Differently, than how we were treated in the south, that's amazing, so black folks fleeing kind of wild explicit violence of the south arrive in see it institutionalized in a different way once they get up to the north of the West, there even stories of the ways that the LAPD recruited officers from the south to bring to La Right in the end. So it's even there's that kind of reproduction of that system there of white supremacy in racial control, even just through the recruiting mechanism so F- friction has sparked an explosion here and their walk us through just the the uprisings rebellions tension that kind of spilled over in Los Angeles. For this period I study really with the nineteen sixty five watts uprising, the police pullover, a black motorist been they handle him roughly thrown, trying to arrest him in the squad car, and a crowd comes out and says you know like you can't be treating him like this. There's this kind of claim brutality. The key is that that comes on a decade and a half of police, brutality and harassment of residents in the black community, and so it's that moment where it's frustration and anger at the treatment by the lapd of the black community, then erupts into six days of anti-police protests and unrest. Fortieth Armored Division employed nearly eight thousand officers and men to quell the riot. The riots were single. Most devastating disaster befall Los Angeles in its long history. After the Watts rebellion and nine hundred sixty five Kim, the police beating of Rodney King, and ninety one and subsequent riots after the officers acquitted one thousand nine to. Five years later. There was another scandal former LAPD officer Rafael Perez convicted of stealing cocaine became an informant revealing widespread misconduct in the anti-gang unit where he worked. The Rampart scandal this moment where the anti gang task, force crash or the community resources against street hoodlums crashed. Sounds think those acronyms. It's exposed that officers in that Rampart crash unit were engaged in things like stealing evidence and cocaine from evidence rooms to sell to frame suspects, their son that were accused of just outright murdering suspects or other black and Brown residents, and that gets exposed, and it again reveals that there's this systematic kind of racist corrupt practice within the department that it's not just bad apples here or there. So, there's been flash point after flashpoint, but along the way there have been attempts to perform. There's a few things that also come out of the Rodney King. Beating which is crucial is that there was actually city charter reform where they took away? The chief of police, his life tenure because prior to that, but police couldn't really be fired because he had civil service protection, so there is some relief at the lake. City charter structure level at the national level, the federal government passes legislation that enables the Department of Justice to investigate police departments for patterns and practice of civil rights abuses in two thousand one. That law was used to LAPD under federal oversight in an agreement between the Justice Department and the city known as a consent decree. They essentially say there is a subculture and pattern and practice of racism and racist policing with in the police department, and that this can't be solved by just one individual heather actually been gains and progress during those years there some evidence by some of the reports that come towards the end of these consent decrees in a case where they're saying. Yes, there are these changes that have been made whether it's in kind of arrest statistics crime, going down the sense of like polls, residents thinking that the lapd are more fair and. And treat people better right in the institute community policing, but there's a lot of evidence that shown that coming out of that the LAPD in the past five years after the consent decree was lifted twenty, thirteen continued to disproportionately stopped black and Brown residents in cars, disproportionate rates, the metropolitan the elite. Metro unit of the LAPD continued to stop.
"lapd" Discussed on Into America
"Circumstances, a city budget hearing can feel pretty routine. Can you hear me but last week in Los Angeles, hundreds of angelenos joined the crowded conference line to demand change from their police department. first of all, I WANNA say that it is wildly frustrating. You're paid for show. The city's money to oversee the terrorizing the people boss Angeles, particularly communities of color and the impoverished. I am a sixteen year old, young black woman and I just want to propose the question. Do you know the trauma behind watching countless black men and women be killed by racist police officers. The fact that you did not foresee having more than five hundred people come to this meeting is a sort of breathtaking lapse in responsibility and sort of emblematic of the larger problem. In the wake of George Floyd's killing their voices are among the course of people all across the country who are saying we need reform. We're in a moment with some people are calling for full abolition of police getting rid them entirely. But another growing demand defunding. Reducing the police department's budget and putting that money to work elsewhere. We. Need the fund the Police Department immediately. We don't need these people anymore. Killing our folks in the streets the day after that city council meeting on June six Los Angeles. Eric Garcetti got behind that idea. We're working together on the actions that will make sure that those voices and those calls don't land flat, but that result in the changes we all need. The mayor said that the LAPD budget which accounts for more than half of the city's entire budget would be cut by one hundred and fifty million dollars. He also said he would make one hundred million in cuts to other departments, and in both cases the money would be redistributed to communities of color. Two hundred and fifty million dollars in cuts, so we could invest jobs in health in education and in healing. And that those dollars need to be focused on our black community here in Los Angeles as well as communities of color and women and people who have been left behind for too long. The move comes after decades of tension between law enforcement and the city's black residents tension that's persisted despite years and years of incremental policing reforms. So could defunding be the thing. That finally makes a difference. and. This.
"lapd" Discussed on KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO
"He also hopes will be a cure for racism in our future at LAPD headquarters P. Dimitry okay and extend seventy newsradio Los Angeles chapter of black lives matter suing the LAPD and chief Michael Moore co finder Molina bill this is officers shot protesters with rubber bullets and hit them with batons and even instigated violence against peaceful demonstrations Kendrick Sampson with an actor was shot seven times with rubber bullets his friend was beaten to the point of hospitalization the bone in his leg was exposed from being beaten so severely this is especially troubling given that we are protesting police brutality black lives matter members also say the LAPD detained more than twenty six hundred peaceful protesters and held them on buses without access to bathrooms water or food KNX reached out to the LAPD which said it does not comment on pending litigation LA mayor says he called in National Guard troops to prevent violence during the protests and that they will be ending their deployment in the next few days in their Garcetti says his decision to cut at least a hundred million dollars for the LAPD budget and spend money on African American communities is not anti police this is not anti anyone this is pro our city it is pro justice it is pro our future it is pro public safety if we can get it right that's what's on the line France and I know for some it's not enough for others it will never be enough and for others it's way too much our city also angrily denied accusations that he called police officers killers he said his use of that word refer to our collective burden for African Americans dying at a higher rate than whites governor Gavin Newsom calling for new restrictions on use of force by police officers and new rules for crowd control techniques and this comes in the wake of the protests that have been sweeping both the state and the nation Newsome says that there is a hierarchy of value of values that diminishes minorities based on the color of their skin it's time for that to change no one wants to go back to normalcy if you want to go back to normalcy I'm not going there with you I don't want to go back to normalcy I want something better we deserve something more generation of young people demand something better in something more please resist normalcy normalcy created the conditions that led to this moment to some says he's ordering police departments to stop training offices in carotid holds the LA county sheriff is reacting to Newsom's ban on carotid restraint Alex being the way this is that's only used in an emergency Kerr I restrained the department is used to date is only under assault in high risk situations where it's the alternatives none of are very pretty but this involves someone whose definitely using force violent force to overcome lawful of attempts by law enforcement to affect an arrest the LAPD has a similar policy limiting the use of carotid restraints to situations requiring deadly force what demonstrators have filled the streets of Washington DC this week and tens of thousands are expected to take part in demonstrations today and those taking part near the White House will be greeted by a new mural the phase black lives matter has been painted along a two block stretch of sixteenth street just north of the White House in Lafayette park Uriel bottles or says it sends an important message that black humanity matters and we had the opportunity to send that message loud and clear on a very important street in our city the mayor has sparred with president trump over the city's response to protests Bowser's call for the removal of out of district National Guard troops Mr trump took to Twitter in colder incompetence at the National Guard it saved her from great embarrassment over the last few nights he's praised the response by police and the U. S. secret service the recent violence and looting during demonstrations in the nation's traffic.
"lapd" Discussed on The Breakdown with Shaun King
"Uh So I am in the studio right now as I told you all the podcast studio for the breakdown is actually just I in a corner. The northstar office is just a glass box in the northstar office. And I'm normally here in the studio while while our staff and team doing the work they do. I am here now with Nikki. Ross and she has been working on a story in some ways. It's a story of voter suppression in Wisconsin. Can you break this story down for me. Sure so my story kind of focuses on The Wisconsin Appeals Court which temporarily halted Over two hundred thousand voters from being purged from the voter Rolls So back in October. The Wisconsin Elections Commission notified more than thirty thousand people that they'd be removed from the voter registration rolls but the plan. Dan was to give them until two thousand twenty one to respond whether they had moved or not. And if they had they could reregister however in response though Wisconsin Institute suit for law and Liberty filed a complaint on behalf of three Wisconsin voters not affected by the voter purge and their suit claims that the election commission failed to obey Wisconsin. Law requires voters to be removed from the voter rolls. Thirty days after notice. So the with these voters you said. They weren't removed move. No they had nothing to do with the voter purge. They weren't on the list they were just As the Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty told us they were just concerned that the elections committee commission was not following the law. Right they just sit around and they're just they're deeply concerned just about the law. I mean you're not talking about this. What we really know is at play is? Wisconsin is a swing state date and it has been swinging toward Republicans in previous elections. They've had a Republican governor up until recently and and you told me that Donald trump barely won the state. By how many votes did he went right by less than twenty three thousand votes so these voters are absolutely absolutely necessary for Democrats To still be on the voter rolls right to be viable. I mean it's not an also you and I are in Brooklyn Oakland New York right now. Wisconsin is not an enormous state. And when you strike two hundred thousand voters from the roles like that's a that's a purge purge right and of course these voters that are targeted are all in democratic areas of the state. So it's just a little iffy eighty. It's interesting that it never seems to be conservative. Voters that are getting perched. Yeah it's a primarily. Mary Lee Voters of color and voters in less Affluent areas that are being targeted by these voter. Purges so I saw all the headline and was frustrated. Bowed it but one of the things I struggled with is like. What do we do so here? We are what happens. Opens in Wisconsin in the presidential election affects all of us. But if you're not in Wisconsin or even if you are what do we do who about this other than just being frustrated. I mean I think one of the important things to do is to make sure you're registered to vote And that is fairly easy. You can go online There is a website where you can go And check whether you're you're registered and also what's super important to know when your registration deadlines are in Wisconsin. You can register the day of the elections but that's not the case in other states in say like Georgia where you have have to register to vote at least a month before the elections happen so check your registration for everybody. And when does is Wisconsin vote in the Democratic primary. They go to the primaries. In February. I believe eighteen effort worthy eighteenth and so this decision as much as it may have temporarily frightened people in Wisconsin. It seems that this decision should not impact voters in the Democratic primary. Absolutely not so. I spoke to the Elections Commission and they seem to think that this isn't going to be a major issue in the primaries. Mary's or even going as far as the presidential election. Good s good news. Well thank you for covering it and you know part of what we're trying to do. Is this understand even what these trends might be. And so what we see happening in. Wisconsin is not happening in isolation. We see these same same types of things of voter purges happening almost exclusively in states controlled by Republicans right and like like. I said it's so important to kind of make sure that you're registered and that you aren't randomly put on a list that will remove you. Oh and stop you from exercising your right to vote. I appreciate it. Thank you so much Nikki. Thank you break. It brings uh-huh.
"lapd" Discussed on The Breakdown with Shaun King
"It's now twenty twenty and at means we are about six years in to the life and history of this movement that we call the black glass matter movement and one of the things that many of us have been fighting for has been the use the effective quality use. I must say say of body cameras across the country and police officers. We're we're asking police departments to use them in Dan ethical effective ways to record their interactions. But we've often seen failures where we've seen police officers. Turn their body cameras off off right before brutality or all of a sudden. Say That during a moment of brutality they forgot to put their cameras on and so six years into into this movement. We're still not at a place where they're being effectively used. But what we've seen is I think in an exaggerated a-rated pushback against them because they haven't been a magic pill they haven't been miraculous body cameras. Have Not in would not have ever ever stopped. Police brutality I wrote a series twenty five ways that we can effectively reduce police. Brutality is cut in half and what I found is that in those twenty five ways each of those twenty five ways might reduce it by one to two percent and what happens is if you just do one of those in isolation you hardly see a dent and what happens is if people say oh. I thought you said by cameras. We're going to fix police brutality or no that's is not what we ever said in the first place not only do body cameras have to be warned. The right policies have to be in place the right consequences have to be in place for for their misuse or abuse. Like there are a lot of issues that go go into play there. But we're seeing right now in Los Angeles and a great example of how their use is exploding scandal. A young mother in Los Angeles found that her teenage son had been designated as a gang member even though her son and had never been a part of a gang is not affiliated with people that are in gangs didn't live next to interact with people who are in gangs and she had gone out of her way. Are you to make sure that never happened. When she began pressing it and pressing it impressing it? Eventually she got the body camera footage of the officer who designated that her son was a part of a gang. And we're going to do a few episodes on these gang designations because because they're not just happening in Los Angeles. You can generally assume that what is happening in the NYPD and the LAPD is probably happening in your. Oh a police department because those two police departments often set the policies and the tone and the direction for hundreds if not thousands. The police departments all over the country. Literally get so many of their policy ideas from other larger departments so what we see in Los Angeles it literally is like something from the Jim Crow era where police officers walk around with literal cards arts little pieces of paper and during they call them field cards which is lamb not trying to be deep here or fake deep here here but when we often talk about how police departments are a police departments and mass incarceration how those things are an extension of slavery savory so wild thing that they call these things field cards and they call the interactions field interactions. Okay now people say Sean Crazy. They're just talking about when they're out and about in society. Why why you keep calling it the field? I'm just yes I'm just saying I'm not trying to be weird or spooky. But they call it a field card and when they're out in the field policing these are their words they have these little bitty pieces of paper and when they have what they call the. Lapd a field interaction. That is an interaction with anybody. Anybody in society. That's not inside of the police department. They fill out a little card and designate that person as has being a gang member or gang affiliated it gets signed off on by a supervisor and goes in their record. Here's here's what's crazy when they started when this mother pushed back and said No. No no no I I need to see the footage since you all feel out on the card got it signed off on by a supervisor. Show me the footage. And here's the thing over seven thousand officers in the LAPD HE D I wearing body cameras at all times over. Fourteen thousand hours of footage are recorded each and every day in this one mother who bravely boldly courageously stood up for her son and her son's future saying oh no no no. You're not going to put my son one on your gang list because my son is not in a gang exposed a scandal that currently has reached now to twenty different different officers. But they haven't even started the hard laborious work of inspecting tens of thousands hundreds of thousands maybe even millions of hours of footage. I don't know how you do it to to inspect every single. Stop with every single field card arden. Field Interaction where they've designated people as gang members and what they found what the L. A. Times what the investigators and others have found there in Los Angeles would activists and organizers have been pushing for what they found. Is that officers. All over the Department apartment are framing people men women and children as being in gangs. And then here's what happens. Once you get on back gang hang list they can bust you for anything and put on your record. What's called a gang enhancement? So all of a sudden you commit a basic crime it can be upgraded with what's called a gang enhancement because you're a gang member and how do we know your gang member because when the LAPD saw you in society filled out a field card and say it's so and it's disturbing and it's problematic because what we see now is that thousands and thousands of people have been given this designation that have nothing to do with gangs. In fact one one study found babies babies that were put on the list great grandmothers that were put on the list. And here's here's the bottom line. The list itself is problematic. Gang enhancements are problematic. Listen if you steal still a candy bar and you're actually in a gang you still just stole a candy bar giving somebody an extra designation and because they are in a gang or affiliated with a gang or live in a neighborhood that might have gangs in it is bogus. In fact study. Study after study has found. It's basically just a way to increase the sentences of black and Brown people. Because you know who's not getting gang enhancements white folk doc. Wealthy folk people have privilege. They're not getting gang enhancements ever and so it's just one more way to infest our communities with higher sentencing and mass incarceration. And it's disturbing. I've I've seen in talk to families who who said Sean. We live in a neighborhood that sometimes may have gang members on the block and my son was designated as a gang member just because he was stopped riding his bike in our own neighborhood or Shaun. I live next door to somebody who's been designated as a gang member now. My whole family has been designated as gang. Members is bogus it's BS. They need to end the entire system. People don't even need to be designated as being in gangs as some type of of of criminal enhancement like it's it's foolish and so this scandal handle inside of the lapd that currently reaches just twenty officers. I think if they actually reviewed the footage. And here's what I think has to happen. I think every every gang enhancement that's ever been made needs to be reviewed every single one of them. And what we know is that that would take tens of thousands of hours probably years to do you know what the most effective thing that they do do away with the gang enhancements system go ahead and review all of those see who lied see who find people they need to be criminally charged. They need to be immediately terminated but what we also see in Los Angeles is that they have a district attorney. Jackie Lacey who never prosecutes police. No matter how horrible the misconduct she continues to let up and let off of them. In every single instance and over again and has done so for years right now. Los Angeles is in the midst of a new election for a new district attorney and we are hoping hoping hoping that they can overthrow Jackie Lacey and get someone in office. Who will finally hold police accountable but this scandal is just beginning?.
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"Need something more legitimate on paper deeper. Wharton did his best to kick-start reforms within the department but his tenure was only as the interim chief of police luckily early as nineteen fifty loomed. He had a pretty good idea of the man for the permanent job. That man was forty-five-year-old deputy beauty chief William H Parker. He got his grit growing up. In the hills of deadwood South Dakota he moved to Los Angeles as a teenager in nineteen twenty two and joined the lapd five years later after being on the ground during some of the departments worst years. He acknowledged the checkered past saying Zhang. Police history is not a pretty thing. It does not inspire confidence that even the hardened new chief was shocked by the dire shape of the organization he was taking over and it was easy to single out the gangster squad as a cowboy operation that took advantage of the loopholes holes of the L. A. P. D. A. Secretive unit carrying Tommy guns and planting wires opened up a trove of liabilities a firm believer unbelieving his own offices as strictly as the streets. Parker was ready to shut down the squad. The Brenda Allen Advice Scandal had proved that whoever was chief would be held accountable for all of the men on his watch that summer of nineteen fifty harker placed aced his right hand man Captain James Hamilton. In charge of the squad position was less about taking down. Mickey Cohen Jack Dragana and more about creating transfer orders from the officers in the unit. They were being moved to low. Totem Pole assignments like accident or traffic investigation Asian. It was only a matter of time before the higher ups officially pulled the plug on the gangster squad original squad member Jack. o'meara Camara knew. He had to try something. He and his comrades. It spent four arduous years with long nights and clandestine meetings trying to build their cases. You wasn't going down without a fight coming up. o'meara takes the squad into his own hands and gangsters start dropping like flies now back to the story in August of Nineteen fifty the LAPD APD's gangster squad was on the verge of getting shutdown thirty-three-year-old Jack o'meara one of the original members needed to show police chief Bill Parker worker that the squad was valuable lucky for him. One of the squad's targets. Mickey Cohen provided an opportunity through one of his paid aide. Informants Omar knew that Cohen was planning an under the radar business trip to Texas strangely. Though Cohen's traveling companion was the husband of Flora Bell Muir a newspaper reporter whose loyalties favored the mob. She was notorious for being chummy. With Mickey Okay and her husband's presence only seemed to confirm that something about the trip was crooked o'meara or a did some digging and found out that Mickey and Muir boarded a flight under the aliases Danny Morrison and Denny Morrison Junior. o'meara sent a cable to to the Texas Rangers as a heads up that are notorious. Gangster was headed their way. The ploy worked. They caught up with Mickey and Muir and told them them to get packing. The Governor of Texas emphasized there was no room for a mob activity in his State. Saying if you're in Texas get out out back in. LA chief. Parker was impressed with how Ol- Mara had flexed the squad's resources more trusting of their on the fly police work. The chief decided the unit would live on with a few changes. I A new name. The gangster squad awed turned administrative intelligence now became the Organized Crime Intelligence Division. The Tommy guns were locked away too but but for what it lost an AMMO. The unit gained in manpower. The squad would grow to nearly fifty people one was jerry wouters an ex EXC ept vice cop with deep knowledge of. LA's off the books. Gambling Scene Con Keeler. The Squad's original bug man recruited the new electronics Whiz. Burt Phelps an engineering pro. Phelps was able to rig together contraptions like a phone tracker which logged outgoing outgoing calls. It was the wizardry of electronics. That would again help. The men catch another one of their targets. Jack Dragana according to journalist Paul Lieberman Though Dragon was cautious. To a fault. There was one one instance in which he slipped up in covering his tracks his women. The squad often turn a blind eye to the extramarital affairs of its targets. Let's but Jack dragged US relationship with a young clerical worker. gave him an opportunity. They couldn't pass up Jerry. The Professor Thompson managed to bud. The Young Woman's apartment through a section of the beds headboard this became known as the Bedbug in a few months time the conversations ends they overheard allowed them to arrest Dragana on lewd conduct and vagrancy charges it was a scrappy way to get a conviction but successful on on the less drag no was found guilty two months later in June of nineteen fifty one though the charge was a small infraction it had Ominous implications for the gangster himself. Moral crimes were a sore spot for the commission. The Mafia's governing body back east being in caught in the apartment of his mistress irreparably damaged dragons reputation within the eyes of his fellow mobsters dragnes conviction in in the summer of Nineteen fifty one indicated that the latter half of the year could set up another win for the squad though it might come from an unlikely place in the year before in November of Nineteen Forty nine the irs had shown up at Mickey Cohen's doorstep looking for answers answers. They didn't believe he was making the paltry sum. He reported just under seventy three thousand dollars as of nineteen forty six. They were able to track his spending over the next few years as upwards of three hundred thousand dollars Mickey landed himself in the middle of a massive investigation Gatien being conducted by the key Father Committee which was investigating organized crime starting in Nineteen fifty. The committee traveled to fourteen cities. These once it hit. La Mickey was due for his hearing. Only a few days after drag no was arrested for his lewd conduct. Mickey Gi Cohen was indicted for tax evasion following a seven month investigation. Mickey was finally sentenced to five years in federal prison in July nineteen fifty one. For the next few years Mickey would be out of L. A. and out of the squad's hair they could focus on cleaning up the bookmakers that had worked with him and dragged him.
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"In the mid nineteen forties the L. A. P. D. created a special special secretive unit to make life miserable for organized crime. The gangster squad had to targets of High Interest Mickey Cohen and Jack Dragnet Mickey was a Jewish ex pro boxer of Ukrainian descent who originally hailed from Brooklyn. He moved to Los Angeles as a child and grew up in Boyle Heights. A neighborhood just outside of downtown as a a teenager. He ran away from home. Moving to Cleveland then New York then Chicago Out East. He'd been introduced to racketeering and gambling with his boxing career. fizzling Mickey saw an opportunity a return to Los Angeles in Nineteen thirty nine by his mid twenties. Mickey was working for Bugsy Siegel playing the scrappy enforcer. To Siegel's Swath Hollywood charm. Bugsy himself wouldn't remain gene of interest or the squad for long. He was fatally shot in his mansion on June twentieth. Nineteen forty seven while reading the evening edition of the L. A.. Times is his murder was never solved but the hit was linked to his failure to complete construction on a casino in Las Vegas. His abrupt exit left a hefty power vacuum in his wake. Mickey Cohen was more than happy to step in to fill his bosses. Two tone leather shoes. If Bugsy Siegel was the epitome emme of classy Hollywood sportsman. Mickey Cohen was a devil-may-care mafioso with his own eccentricities. One of the more glaring ones was his his constant handwashing Mickey's undiagnosed. OCD was so severe. Insisted on ninety minutes showers even money. Money the spoil he loved the most wasn't immune to his scrutiny. He'd rather leave big tips for poor service at restaurants than touched the dirty change to put it back into his pocket. He was convinced that germs would get him before any bullets dead but just in case he he made sure to keep up a few good fronts. Mickey's garment stores were versatile he could employ goons legally and sweep the illegal cash. Under rug under the nebulous term business transactions. The gangster squad new this but they couldn't just loiter outside Michael's haberdashery and hope hope for incriminating evidence. They need a different avenue to catch. Mickey doing the Real Business Technology was the as up the squad sleeve. You've a bug inside Mickey's home turned out to be just the Trojan horse they needed. The squad had its very Syrian electrtonics. Wizard Conwell Keeler. A former mechanic with midwestern strength killer was more brains than brawn. An old operation in a military hospital left him with an iron brace on his knee so he wasn't able to chase down targets on foot. He could cobble together together listening devices but planting them was nearly a suicide mission for Keeler to bug. Mickey Cohen's House. He had to sneak through the mixed. Mix backyard past the dogs through the house into the crawlspace and get back out without being detected remarkably. He did it. The the gangster squad now had ears on the inside but it was a ticking clock. The batteries on the listening device would run dead in less than eleven days. James Time would be on the squad. Side as the batteries were nearing empty. They picked up word. That Mickey was having his television repaired. The TV was nearly brand new but had been picking up odd frequencies little did he know that this was due to the bug. The squad had planted just just days before when the TV Repairman headed to Mickey's the squad. Sent one of their own in uniform with him the to repair the TV be while simultaneously installing a new listening device. Right within the set itself. Mickey Cohen had paid for his own wiretapping and he was none the wiser in fact he graciously tipped the Repairman fifty dollars to split the bug. Inside Mickey's House proved fruitful. The squad learned that he was largely conducting his illegal operations in Burbank or an unincorporated parts of the city in Burbank. He'd built a casino not far off a movie studio lot that would be filled with equestrian. Riders and Studio Extras could would spend their downtime playing. craps the wheels of the business were Greece to buy bribes to Burbank's chief of police. Elmer Adams the chief was was happy to avoid patrolling near Mariposa street in exchange for crisp. New suits from Michael's haberdashery. The squad ahead struck gold with the bugs now they just had to sit back. Wait and let the case build itself finding dirt on Jack Dragana squads other main target was an entirely different game where Mickey was easy to spot going in and Out of his stores or proudly picking up the check at Hollywood restaurants drag kept a low profile. He owned a banana. Warehouse Near Downtown on dragged knows. Latin Import and Export Co. night guards and watchmen made it hard for the squad to get too close and when they did place bugs outside side they were quickly found and destroyed. Dragana wasn't a showboat. He needed distance and privacy to run. His various businesses is which included extorting the drycleaners. Union managing horse racing tips illegal gambling operations and bows of drug smuggling. The squad would have to get creative to catch dragnet stepping out of line and for all its claims of anti-corruption by late nineteen forty seven. The force was edging closer to the checkered ethics. It promised to leave behind if flashing their Tommy. Guns wasn't enough to intimidate mafiosos. Sometimes they would put the stubborn gangsters into their rusty fords and take them on a short trip up to Mulholland drive. The quiet hills were in Erie backdrop for a lecture Sergeant Jack. o'meara was rumored to waive his handgun around showing the criminals models. That he meant business. The squad claimed these chats in the hills never crossed the line but they were operating in murky territory. Tori it certainly conflicted with the squeaky clean reputation. Chief Hurrell had been pushing for and it was about to get them into trouble just two years after the squad's formation the LAPD hierarchy was out to be shaken up once again though many Angelenos look at the Black Dahlia murder as these scandal that Yank the lapd down into the trenches. The Brenda Allen incident proved rigged equally damning in the nineteen forties. Brenda Allen was. LA's most prominent Madame on February twenty first nineteen forty seven and Alan was seated in a car next to Sergeant Elmer Jackson of LAPD. Advice when gangster Roy peewee Lewis tried to hold up the car at gunpoint sergeant Jackson pretending to grab his wallet drew his gun and shot him dead. Unfortunately fortunately details of the incident leaked back to Mickey Cohen. Sergeant Jackson already had an enemy in Mickey thanks to regular raids of his clothing. Oh thing stores the MIC knew. He could capitalize on anything to get the cops to lay off his tail. The juicy detail of glamorous Madame carousing thing with the LAPD gave him potent ammunition in May nineteen forty nine. Mickey testified on behalf of one of his schoon's happy Meltzer who is being charged for possession of a deadly weapon. None other than Sergeant Jackson had arrested Meltzer when Mickey took the stand he insisted the arrest was just another incident of the LAPD trying to shake him down though it had nothing to do directly with the current trial. He produced recordings of the sergeant fraternizing with Brenda Allen to prove the COP was crooked. The damage was done by the end of the trial the jury was hung. And everyone was looking at Sergeant Jackson with suspicion inquiry into the peewee Lewis. Murder followed a weary chief. HERALDIC retired a month later a month after that he was indicted for his spill. Your you were to investigate. Further into the relationship between Brinda Allen and the AD vice squad following this news may or Boron took to his stump adamant adamant that the city could still clean up the police department. He directed the end of his press. Conference Straight at Mickey Cohen. Saying I give view full warning. You have not intimidated me or the Los Angeles Police Department we are coming after you clearly the lapd you d needed someone who could deliver big changes and fast fifty two year old. General William William Wharton was brought out of retirement to serve as the interim chief Mayor Boron hoped the World War One marine vet with a Harvard degree could bring some class and morals back to the force wharton saw the value of the gangster squad immediately but he worried that its leadership needed someone with a better reputation than Willie Burns. After the AD by scandal there was no room for mistakes with a unit known for questionable tactics tactics so in October. Nineteen forty nine Warton replaced the squad's leader with Captain Lynn White from narcotics in the process process. The gangster squad moved into a space in city hall right next to chief warden. The classy new office came with a new unit name administrative administrative intelligence. Though the gangster squad may have served the detail before in light of the recent scandals they.
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"That night bristled bristled at his back making it hard to steady himself as he worked down below his partner. Jerry wouters urged him to hurry up. They were outside a bookie's office they'd been keeping tabs on hearing noises inside. Wouters was growing more paranoid by the minute. Someone from one might hear them. Phelps worked as quickly as he could securing a wiretap into a phone pole wasn't easy especially in the dark but if all win accordingly the tracker would pick up incoming and outgoing calls from the bookies phone and in one of his clients was Mickey Cohen the La Crime boss. They'd been tracking for years but catching the mic doing illegal business whether gambling rambling trades or protection rackets was complicated so much so that the LAPD had to create a covert unit whose sole task was to gather Intel on the city's organized criminals Wouters History Phelps to wrap it up the sudden outburst made Phelps bike shoe lose its traction alerts to grab onto the telephone pole but missed. He tumbled fifty feet down to the ground. He tried to Tuck and roll like his military training taught him but he still hit the ground with a sickening thud. Burt Phelps the gangster squad second bug man survived. Survived the near-fatal fall but it was a close call. Of course that was the price of poking around in the shadowy affairs of. La's as organized crime. I'm Howell heart and an kate. Leonard and this is kingpins apar- cast original every Friday. We journey inside the ranks of Organized Crime Rings From Street gangs to MAFIOSOS mafiosos to understand how a kingpin or Queen Pin Rises to the top of the underworld and why they fall as we follow the lives of infamous crime. Bosses will explore how money and power change them and how it changed the community around them at podcast. We are grateful for you our listeners listeners. You allow us to do what we love. Let us know how we're doing reach out on facebook and instagram. At podcast and twitter at Park has network Doc. And if you enjoy today's episode the best way to help us as to leave a five star review. Wherever you're listening it really does help us today? We have a special show one part episode on the LA PD's gangster squad a unit of hand-picked police officers that were tasked with chasing the city's most most wanted mafia bosses. We'll explore why the squad was created in the wake of massive police corruption and the tactics. They use to take shakedown notorious. La Gangsters like Jack Dragana and Mickey Cohen in the Nineteen Forties and fifties. Uh Burt felts fateful night on. The ladder was a typical task for the gangster squad. Though they made it out without being caught the stakes aches. Were always high. The mob had men everywhere. Undercover cops caught trying to wiretap and associate of the notorious Mickey Cohen Cohen. Put everyone involved in jeopardy. Burt left that night with broken feet arms and back. But after two grueling Munson Johnson bedrest he recovered and more importantly he'd go back to work. This was the nature of the gangster squad. Each man sacrificed for justice. They wanted to make sure that the work they'd been conducting since October of Nineteen forty-six hadn't been in vain Cracking down on mob activity was a tall order in one that came with a long and challenging history by the mid nineteen forties. The sprawling metropolis of Los Angeles was rife with organized crime from Inglewood to Santa Monica to Pasadena. Dozens of different law enforcement agencies were needed to police. La Counting because there was so much distance between neighborhoods. LAPD founded difficult to keep up. It was a small force in each year. Brought more droves of people to the city and mixed in with those migrants were criminals from New New York looking to extend their power and influence on the west coast. The problem of illegal businesses tucked within the massive city went back to the the nineteen twenties. During prohibition the money to be made of bootleg liquor sales was like a hot dose of kerosene on the smoldering fire organized. Crime mobsters jumped in and offered alcohol clubs in casinos all across the south land and with the millions. They were raking in. They were able to pay off. Politicians police officers and journalists for decades city officials and civilians had hoped that the bright sunshine of L. A. would deter the expansion of the sorted businesses favored on the east coast. La was full of glamorous promise with industries trees like Hollywood it seemed to glossy for the mob but as early as the eighteen ninety S. LAPD chief. John Glass warned that annoyance and danger to the residents of this city is yearly growing. Each winter brings us an increased number of burglars safe blowers and other skilled thieves from the large cities of the east and he was right organizations like the black hand which had roots in the Sicilian Mafia started staking territory in California in the early nineteen hundreds. When prohibition came bootlegging boomed the depression came? Next Time's right for more under the table dealings. All this was an incredible business opportunity for men like Jack Dragana.
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"Would've, gotten on either, side no matter, what they did when the when the people have we heard from any of the actual hostages. Because the scene was incredible I know when I first turned on a live feed that one of the local. Stations had it was at the exact moment when people were climbing out of the window of a second. Story bathroom, where, they had taken refuge it looked like employee's a lot of them kind of upstairs I mean you could see what I thought was so interesting though is you could. See that people were scrambling, to get out but. If if there's a way to scramble calmly it was the strangest thing they were like okay we we know what we're doing we're gonna get out of their store we are going to climb out the window and then we are going, to take off to our right it was I I was so impressed by the? Demeanor, of the people who were Getting out, of the store yeah they were incredibly calm and we've. Been hearing, from a number of them and and many of. Them say that they didn't feel that com that may have looked that confident you can imagine that you've got your family members maybe you're just by yourself shopping you. Don't really know what's going on and this whole thing started very abruptly that the chase ended right there the car crashed and then there was gunfire and the windows were being blown out of the front of the store a. Lot of people didn't know really what was going on immediately. I and, then the suspect came running in and held a group of people both employees and and patrons I in the front. Of the store and apparently didn't realize that more, were getting out from the. Back and getting, out, from areas he couldn't see at. One point according to one of the. The people inside he sent some of the other hostages to go in and try to round up other. People who were, in the story didn't want them to leave go find them and Bring them up here but he was rambling clearly not integrate state of mind but wanted to know the condition of his grandmother who he had. Just shot and kept asking the LAPD to to. Update 'em according to those who, were in the store on his grandmother's. Condition and then eventually the end of the whole thing and when we. Found this out it was pretty incredible he arrested himself essentially detained himself once he agreed to come out after several. Hours he told the LAPD negotiators I will put the handcuffs on. Myself, tossed in handcuffs and I will give up at the end and I'll walk out so that's what. They did they they threw in handcuffs he put them on he came out already handcuffed and then he was met by the team members outside they medically checked him out he has some minor injuries as well I and then he was arrested at that point that's what I was gonna ask you because I thought I heard somebody, say it looks like one. Of the hostages has As the gun like in other words they had. Either you know he had given it to them or they had gotten it from him somehow so that was the case Yeah well and and whether a hostage had the. Gun or not I'm, not sure on that but he did give himself up swat who is outside and there was no way he was going to get out of there I that and I it seems like he realized that and heaters did what they incredibly are able to do and talked him into to calmly coming out to. Not hurting anybody to, making sure that that he gave up without a gun battle that could have potentially killed a lot of people who were in that store with them I and you know this has gone on, for a couple of hours and that finally, he was willing to give, up assured him that grandma was alive now by the way she. Has gone into several surgeries now, and we understand she is expected to survive which. Is amazing African time but the and then he was taken. Into custody at that, point the hostages, immediately came, out they they were checked out those who needed to be there were about. Ten people who were transported To to hospitals, but most of those were, for relatively minor things and we don't know generally what, they were but it was you know things potentially like broken ankles panic..
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"Of the homeless crisis it's probably gonna write rise a little bit more for all of these things that have started to be a be enacted as this crisis has grown into really just an amazing crisis none of them are really going to start taking real a fact for another couple of years and that's the thing that a lot of folks are realizing they say oh well we need a pass measure h we pasher past measured h h h all those things take time to implement takes many years to build some form of housing whether it be just a stopgap or permanent housing that's affordable it takes time to build that it takes time to put these resources in these these services out into the streets but also combine them with the the new building of all of these these homeless properties act is there daylight between city hall and la pd is city hall shocked shocked that so many homeless are being arrested or they bse falling back on that homeless is not a crime cramp they i don't think that there is a lot of daylight between the lapd in city hall i think that there are certainly some folks in city hall who wished that there would be fewer arrests but i think they understand that the way that the lapd is dealing with the homeless crisis is one in which their gleaning on enforcement as the last measure because the problem when you start to lean on enforcement according to both lapd and and people in city hall when he start to lean on enforcement as the the first measure is a e run out of space once you start criminalising homelessness then i mean you're just not going to have police able to deal with everything else that's happening in the city and you are probably not going to be able to solve.
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"Larry mantle regretted not grilling a chief in studio last week when he seemed a little more relaxed about what was coming down the pike today on air talk larry had all the folks in the know talking about who could fill this hugely important role at a dynamic time for big police departments peers an encore presentation of this morning's air talk segment we have a number of gas joining us to talk about the future of leadership of the department of what the chiefs early retirement is going to mean uh for the leadership of the lapd i begin with kpcc criminal justice and public safety correspondent frank stole frank good morning good morning larry did you mrs scoop i miss discu by idea wait a minute i we looked a little uncomfortable suspicious like why are you asking me that it was totally coincidentally your neck up the phone i didn't pick up the phone so how surprised were people around the chief you know there have been rumors that he was going to retire for cash over a year maybe a year and a half that he was going to go and be the chief security guy at the new nfl stadium all sorts of ideas but but they became so frequent i sort of started to ignore them frankly um and he was a guy who you know is an is clearly lapd through and through so you know you he he had reached the top you could very easily see him going all the way to the answer i was surprised one yeah and and now of course the question is what should the mayor police commission city council members what should they all be advocating foreign and.
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"But they were hybrid jim into they were hyped the you know it it's cut there it's compuers what are they are they gonna are they going to earlier losing less gas than the maximum amount to get around it out they don't know it's cop humor there connecting dots i would rather my cops be linear thinkers really frankly i don't want to be that creative with their guns and their handcuffs i'd rather they just be like okay your stealing that car which is illegal so here's the your rights to remain silent i don't want him to be like hey m m in my blue period okay blue period but very impressively diverse multiracial i'm always impressed when the lapd shows up at my house and uh i like i like the diversity it looks it looks like the would you look at the lapd when they come on in mice the pamphlets it looks like a pamphlet it looks like a it's comforting things are going on asked systems working everything's fine i'll just go back in my house and eat crackers and oppress the poor uh but it and there's in there and are that always includes the diversity includes there's always incredibly handsome like young white dudes like that look like they belong in a boy band very very very sexy white male cops among among the the rainbow of justice that a room yeah that that that was the guy was bust in the balls the hardest yeah.
"lapd" Discussed on KFI AM 640
"Lapd cadet controversy they're not the same but in people's minds there similar yeah and that's what i'm curious about because now they department says that the allegation is alarming and disturbing and it says it was discovered during a recent program review well i wonder if the program review happened right after the lapd cadet thing because they what wool we better look into our program to in other words was this something that would never had been discovered had this program review not happened did it only happened because the lapd thing all our was there as we talked about earlier some says stomach thing going on that may be didn't come to light until now because of daily pd thing i wish i would prefer that they do the investigation finish the investigation and then make some kind of announcement yes because you're telling me there's something really wrong but i can't tell you what is wrong but don't we don't even know exactly lee everything about what might be wrong 'cause we're investigate it's not like they said we've disciplined some buddy over something but we're not going to tell you anything about it because that implies they looked into it and reached the conclusion it seems like they don't have any conclusions yet but they don't want us to jump to any conclusions slightly leak dole already use the word leave but don't leak that you are investigating something wait until you're done and then make a big announcement about here's what happened in here's what we've done it you can't have it both ways yan all your parents whose kids are in the cadet program to saint tight tight does that trust seller worry about getting nothing to see here in speaking of nothing to see here well some go to capitol hill.
"lapd" Discussed on KFI AM 640
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