LAUSD police fund is cut by $25 million. How that affects officers’ work on campus

School police have a $70 million budget, so cutting $25 million is a big chunk, says education reporter Sonali Kohli. Photo by Los Angeles School Police Department.

The LAUSD board voted on Tuesday to cut $25 million from the school police budget. That’s a 35% decrease to a department that employs more than 450 officers. KCRW looks at what went into the decision, and how it affects what officers will do.