Police Commission approves changes in LAPD’s deadly force policy

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  • March 16, 2016
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LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Police Commission on Tuesday unanimously decided to revamp the LAPD’s use-of-deadly-force policy and require the department to specifically evaluate whether officers could have done more to defuse tense encounters. The changes could have a far-reaching impact on how the five-member Police Commission determines whether officers involved in fatal encounters were…