Shootings by LAPD double in ‘alarming’ trend, police commission president says

In a year dominated by heated debate over police use of force, the Los Angeles Police Department has seen a significant uptick in the number of times officers have fired their guns.

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Disarm the police.

LAPD deploys 7,000 officer bodycams to curb police abuses

The LAPD is set to become the largest US police department deploying body camera systems on its officers. 7,000 recording devices will be distributed to officers over the coming months in response to growing demands by groups demanding greater accountability for police-related killings. RT’s Brigida Santos has more.

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Progress. Now, they need to turn the cameras on – for every encounter.