Julia Harte

national affairs correspondent for Reuters

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Five of California’s largest law enforcement agencies have serious issues with bias, according to the state auditor. Some police trainers are tied to far-right extremists.

How bias gets reinforced when far-right extremists train CA cops

Five of California’s largest law enforcement agencies have serious issues with bias, according to the state auditor. Some police trainers are tied to far-right extremists.

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