LAPD Chief Michel Moore says some officers have already begun to receive new training on when a person’s name can be added to a statewide police database of gang members, following the NBC4 I-Team report that a group of officers is under investigation for allegedly filing false information that labeled innocent citizens as gang members. Representatives of the California...
The Los Angeles Police Department says it is already re-training officers as to when they’re allowed to label someone as a gang member in a police database. Eric Leonard reports for the NBC4 News on Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2020.
The California Department of Justice said Monday it would use its new authority to oversee the statewide Cal-Gangs database of gang members to audit recent entries from the Los Angeles Police Department, after it was revealed at least 20 LAPD officers were being investigated for allegedly submitting falsified data on innocent pedestrians and motorists. NBC4’s I-Team first reported in January…