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Police Commission OKs Plan For More Funding, Training for LAPD

   The Los Angeles Police Department — which has a $1.76 billion budget this fiscal year — had initially submitted a proposal seeking an additional $66.7 million to incorporate 106 recommendations from three reports that found the department mishandled aspects of its response to last year’s protests against racism and police brutality in the wake of George Floyd’s killing in Minneapolis.

Cal Lawmakers Propose Process to Decertify Convicted Cops

Sen. Steven Bradford (D-Gardena), the chair of the California Legislative Black Caucus, and Senate President pro Tem Toni Atkins (D-San Diego) added language with some teeth to Senate Bill (SB) 2, the “Kenneth Ross Jr. Police Decertification Act of 2021.”