Review Shows Flaws in L.A. Police Cadet Program

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At some Los Angeles police stations, a single officer supervised 60 teenage cadets. Cadets used social media to bully one another or express “infatuations” with police officers. They sometimes logged into police computers using an officer’s serial number. Officers who worked with cadets received no training in how to interact with young people. These were among the deficiencies cited in an internal review of the Los Angeles Police Department’s cadet program, which is reeling from a scandal involving . . .

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