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If the LAPD wants the public's trust, it needs to be more transparent

To the editor: I empathize with Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck and his officers, who are reluctant to quickly release information and videos taken of police shootings. As imperfect human beings, none of us appreciates being exposed to intense public scrutiny. (“L.A. Police Commission...
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