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L.A. Police Chief Says He Won’t Assist Trump in Mass Deportation Plan

HeadlineNov 16, 2016

Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck has said he will not work with the Department of Homeland Security to carry out President-elect Donald Trump’s proposed mass deportation policies. In a “60 Minutes” interview aired Sunday, Trump vowed to deport up to 3 million people. In response, Chief Charlie Beck said, “If the federal government takes a more aggressive role on deportation, then they’ll have to do that on their own.” Trump’s recent promise to deport up to 3 million people comes after President Obama’s administration has already deported more than 2.5 million people between 2009 and 2015—more than any other administration in U.S. history.

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