LAPDCommanding officer of the internal affairs group of the LAPD.
FROM Commander Stuart Maislin
LAPD to Pilot Racial Profiling Mediation Program The LAPD gets thousands of complaints that officers have engaged in racial profiling. Former Chief Bill Bratton called it impossible to get into the brain of an officer to determine whether drivers or pedestrians were stopped and even arrested because of race, ethnicity or religious attire. But complaints continue, and now the Police Commission has approved current Chief Charlie Beck’s proposal for mediation.
The free-flowing leaks in the Trump White House President Obama tried to clamp down on leakers, but the Trump Administration is besieged almost as never before. Are the "anonymous sources" partisans or worried professionals? Are they endangering the republic or performing a public service?
What is Trump's plan for Middle East peace? On his first foreign tour, President Trump has promised "peace" between Israel and the Palestinians. Are there any details for re-starting talks that have been stalled for the past three years?
Should we 'hack the climate' to fight global warming? The Paris Agreements won't be enough to reverse global warming, whether President Trump pulls the US out or not. Is it time to try altering the atmosphere by what's called "geoengineering?" We hear about unintended consequences, international relations… and ethics.