A big change is coming to the Los Angeles Police Department regarding how it deals with body cam and patrol car footage. The civilian oversight panel voted Tuesday to make video of critical incidents public. Observers say the move is a major policy reversal for the LAPD.
Reporter: Jenny Hamel
Investigation Looks at Government Handling of Polluting Company
An industrial company near L.A. that melted car batteries down – and polluted neighboring communities in the process is at the center of an investigation critical of Government agencies charged with protecting worker safety. Exide Technologies was closed in 2015 as part of a deal brokered that allowed it to avoid criminal prosecution despite evidence it was a major polluter.
Guest: Joe Rubin
History is being made in the California State Senate today as Senator Toni Atkins is sworn in as the chamber’s new president pro tem. The San Diego Democrat will become the first woman, the first openly gay lawmaker and the first person in nearly 150 years to have lead both the Senate and the Assembly.
Reporter: Katie Orr reports
The Los Alamitos city council voted this week to move towards exempting the city from SB 54, the so-called state sanctuary law that restricts police cooperation with immigration agents.
Reporter: Leslie Berestein Rojas
San Joaquin Advocates Say Independent Office Needed to Prevent Autopsy Tampering
Advocates with the Black Lives Matters movement in San Joaquin County are demanding changes in the handling of officer involved deaths. Parents of people shot by police are alarmed by allegations--first reported by KQED--that the sheriff has interfered with autopsy findings in these types of cases.
Reporter: Julie Small