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L.A. Protesters Demand Police Prosecutions as City Councilors Propose LAPD Budget Cuts

HeadlineJun 04, 2020

In California, a massive crowd of peaceful protesters converged at the Los Angeles Civic Center Wednesday, accusing L.A. District Attorney Jackie Lacey of failing to prosecute police officers accused of misconduct. The protests came as the Los Angeles City Council introduced legislation that would cut up to $150 million from the LAPD’s budget, diverting the funds toward health and education programs for communities of color.

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