Steve Soboroff

Los Angeles Police Commission

Guest

Vice President and former President of the Los Angeles Police Commission, a five-member civilian panel that oversees the LAPD's operations and policies; chairman of ParksSave, a group that advocates for protecting and restoring funding for city parks; former head of the City of Los Angeles' Recreation and Parks Commission

Steve Soboroff on KCRW

The LA City Council has agreed to pay $24 million to settle lawsuits by two men whose wrongful convictions for murder cost them years of their lives in prison.

The City of LA Pays Millions to Wrongfully Convicted Men

The LA City Council has agreed to pay $24 million to settle lawsuits by two men whose wrongful convictions for murder cost them years of their lives in prison.

from Which Way, L.A.?

When police departments around the country have mandated body cameras, both uses of force by officers and public complaints have often dropped dramatically.

Will Police Body Cams Make the LAPD User Friendly?

When police departments around the country have mandated body cameras, both uses of force by officers and public complaints have often dropped dramatically.

from Which Way, L.A.?

Violent crime is up 27 percent across the city so far this year, compared to the same period last year, according to new numbers from the Los Angeles Police Department.

Violent Crime in LA on the Rise

Violent crime is up 27 percent across the city so far this year, compared to the same period last year, according to new numbers from the Los Angeles Police Department.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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from Zócalo's Connecting California

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Days after the school shooting in Uvalde, KCRW checks in with two LA teachers.

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from Zócalo's Connecting California

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from Left, Right & Center

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from KCRW Features

Lindsey Horvath, one of three leading candidates seeking to represent the 3rd District of the LA County Board of Supervisors, speaks with KCRW and KPCC/LAist.