LAPD Chief Beck on LAX shooting report, pot shop crackdown, license plate reader privacy concerns and more

Mar 19, 2014

Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck (C) speaks during a news conference at Los Angeles Dodger Stadium on April 14, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.; Credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck joins Larry for AirTalk’s monthly check-in. What’s Chief Beck’s response to the “after action report” about last year’s LAX shooting? Should LAXPD rely more on LAPD?

And earlier this week, AirTalk heard about community concerns over regulating and policing prostitution at massage parlors. What’s the level of LAPD enforcement? Digital and civil rights organizations are challenging the LAPD’s widespread use of license plate readers, alleging privacy concerns.

Now, the ACLU and EFF are suing, claiming the LAPD failed to provide information on the program requested under the California Public Records Act. How will the LAPD respond?

Los Angeles has shut down more than 100 marijuana dispensaries since enforcement of new rules began, City Attorney Mike Feuer announced Monday. How’s that process gone—and what’s next?


Charlie Beck, Chief of Los Angeles Police Department


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