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Policing in Los Angeles
The first LAPD officer killed in the line of duty was shot by a fellow officer over a reward for recovering a runaway Chinese prostitute.
Something must be done with the LAPD's former home on Los Angeles St., either to make its presence more felt or to erase its image from memory.
The reason for the "otherness" of Los Angeles has been named differently in different seasons, but all the interpreters of our re-read city have actually been trying to identify its original sin.
Body cameras for police are coming. And for some local police departments, this technology is already a reality.