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Policing in Los Angeles
Why are only a small fraction of America’s 18,000 police agencies seriously committed to police reform?
The nonprofit organization Justice for Murdered Children guides families through the next steps following the murder of their loved ones.
Being a patrol officer was never enough for Detective Sal LaBarbera, who recently retired after 28 years at the LAPD South Bureau's homicide division. He knew he wanted to work homicide because "you have the chance to speak for the voiceless."
Bishop Smith grew up in Mid-City in the '80s, at the height of the gang wars in L.A. As a member of the Crips, a life-threatening experience led him to join the ministry, where he has made it his mission to help other members and victims of gang violence.
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