Andrew Blankstein

NBC Investigations

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Reporter for NBC Investigations, based in Los Angeles and focusing on police and courts; former crime reporter for the Los Angeles Times

Andrew Blankstein on KCRW

The LAPD has shot and killed 2 innocent people in the past several weeks during police activity.

Who decides when cops open fire?

The LAPD has shot and killed 2 innocent people in the past several weeks during police activity.

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A lot of folks this week are wondering what can be done about the gun violence that plagues this country especially when people have access to weapons that can be enhanced.

When is it okay to talk about gun control?

A lot of folks this week are wondering what can be done about the gun violence that plagues this country especially when people have access to weapons that can be enhanced.

from The Mixer

Why L.A. City Council member Mitch Englander wants a full investigation into all LAPD youth programs.

Youthful and adult indiscretion in the LAPD

Why L.A. City Council member Mitch Englander wants a full investigation into all LAPD youth programs.

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