Chief Bratton Apologizes for LAPD Treatment of Protesters

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LA Police Chief William Bratton’s most highly trained officers went out of control last Tuesday, when Platoon B of the Metro Squad fired rubber bullets and swung batons at peaceful demonstrators and reporters. The Chief says the cops outnumbered the few he called "agitators" more than three to one. LA Police Protective League President Bob Baker says, "We are being damned before a trial or investigation," which is having "a profound impact not only on Metro but every officer in the city."

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Guests:
Merrick Bobb - Police Assessment Resource Center, Rick Orlov - Los Angeles Daily News - @Rickorlov, Larry Aubry - Columnist for the Los Angeles Sentinel, Eugene O'Donnell - John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Karen Radziner, Frances Anderton, Dan Konecky