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LAPD email indicates department is still misclassifying serious crimes as minor

A Los Angeles Police Department internal email shows that the department has misclassified up to 80% of aggravated assaults as simple assaults. That’s important because if they can label a crime as belonging to the Part II family of crimes it doesn’t get counted in the overall violence crime statistics reported publicly—the only numbers that really matter to the LAPD and City Hall.

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Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks: Rehabilitating the LAPD

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.