L.A. Police De-escalation Policy Called ‘Dramatic’

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The Los Angeles Police Commission has approved new rules ordering officers to try de-escalating potentially violent conflicts before using their weapons. The policy change is "dramatic, and it's long in coming, and it's necessary," Joe Domanick of the Center on Media, Crime and Justice at John Jay College of Criminal Justice tells NPR. Domanick, author of . . .

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