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Manuel Criollo

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Director of Organizing at the Labor/Community Strategy Center, a local civil rights organization, and lead organizer of its Community Rights Campaign

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The Los Angeles Unified School District has the biggest school police department in the country, with about 350 armed officers.

L.A.U.S.D Police Change Tactics

The Los Angeles Unified School District has the biggest school police department in the country, with about 350 armed officers.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Thousands of students at LA Unified have received tickets from campus police for offenses including shoving, writing on desks or "disturbing the peace."

De-Criminalizing Elementary and Middle Schools Students

Thousands of students at LA Unified have received tickets from campus police for offenses including shoving, writing on desks or "disturbing the peace."

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