LAPD budget goes up, despite Angelenos’ calls to defund police

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New LAPD officers are getting inspected during a police academy graduation ceremony in Elysian Park. Photo by Saul Gonzalez.

Surveys show Angelenos have ambivalent opinions about the LAPD. But the local government keeps giving the department more money. 

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From September 2 to 23, the American Cinematheque is hosting weekly screenings of films that feature public transit in LA, including “Speed” and “The Italian Job.”