Some days I feel like I’m still figuring out who I am. Most days I know exactly who I am but I’ll admit that most people haven’t got a clue when it comes to me.
In a proposed decision and order, Administrative Law Judge Samuel D. Reyes has ruled that former Los Angeles Police Sergeant Jim Parker won’t have to pay a $10,000 fine for releasing the audio of his encounter with actress Daniele Watts.
Angelenos would be well within their rights to be skeptical and give the LAPD the side eye on its reeducation efforts because after all it’s been nearly 150 years and promise after promise of a change soon coming. Add to that, if the public believes what the foes of rehabilitation say, then you can’t rehabilitate a life long serial offender and to many that’s exactly what the LAPD is.
In case you missed it, here’s the piece I did for KCET on my thoughts on the election in 60 seconds.
Recap on my visit to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Biscailuz Center Training Academy in East Los Angeles to check out their 300-degree police firearms training.
According to a letter published by a coalition of activists on Wednesday, some 50 members of the public were not allowed back into the Los Angeles Police Commission meeting after it came out of closed session.