LAPD Beating Stirs up Rifts at City Council

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Last night, for the second time in the past few days, a local TV station aired videotape of an LA police officer striking a man with a flashlight. The incident took place last month at a party in South Los Angeles. Police say their investigation confirms that the man cut the officer-s head with a bottle and put his hand on the officer-s pistol. Though in last week-s case, eight officers were immediately assigned to inside duty, Police Chief William Bratton sees no reason yet to take action in this case, since the video seems to support the officer's use of force. Still, the incident has created a stir at City Hall, with Mayor Hahn facing a tough race for re-election. Warren Olney talks with City Council members Dennis Zine, a 30-year veteran of the LAPD, and former federal prosecutor Jack Weiss, who's been a vocal advocate of police reform.
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Warren Olney


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