LAPD budget cuts, plus photographing protests 28 years apart

LAPD officers monitor the Fairfax district of LA as residents protest the death of George Floyd, who was killed by police in Minneapolis, Minnesota. May 30, 2020. Photo by Ted Soqui.

LA Mayor Eric Garcetti announced major cuts to police funding. KCRW looks at how the city is responding to the demonstrators’ demands to end police brutality, and what that means for the LAPD and its union. Also, longtime LA photojournalist Ted Soqui shares his experiences documenting the recent protests plus the 1992 Rodney King riots.