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We’re not against the police. We’re not against the police department, but we are against police who commit misconduct (and those who help cover it up).




Continuing on with my series As the World Turns: the LAPD Edition

So there’s a guy who was recently arrested with the same name as the LAPD cop who killed Margaret Mitchell in 1999 on La Brea Avenue. Yep, the lady with the screwdriver for all of my Angelenos who remember their history.

Anyway, this guy with the same name as the cop was arrested for domestic violence–allegedly. We’ve discussed in vivid detail the Department’s ongoing issue with domestic violence among police officers.

Coincidentally, the LAPD cop with the same name as the guy arrested is allegedly on leave with pay right now.

I wonder if there’s a board of rights hearing in someone’s future because you know what the LAPD says: there’s no excuse for domestic violence.