Nicole Bershon

Inspector General, LA Police Commission

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Inspector General, and former Assistant Inspector General, for the Los Angeles Police Commission

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Reginald Doucet, who played football at El Comino College and Middle Tennessee State, was shot to death Friday morning near his home on the west side of Los Angeles.

LAPD Shooting of Reggie Doucet

Reginald Doucet, who played football at El Comino College and Middle Tennessee State, was shot to death Friday morning near his home on the west side of Los Angeles.

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Chief Charlie Beck and other officials planned to attend a  community meeting  tonight in Westlake, the MacArthur Park neighborhood where an officer  shot and killed  Manuel Jamines on…

Third Day of Protest after Police Kill Manuel Jamines

Chief Charlie Beck and other officials planned to attend a community meeting tonight in Westlake, the MacArthur Park neighborhood where an officer shot and killed Manuel Jamines on…

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