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Top LA news: LAPD overspent on overtime; motion seeks to replace officers with response teams; more

Top LA news: LAPD overspent on overtime; motion seeks to replace officers with response teams; more
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By Hoodline - Published on June 17, 2020.

Missed the most recent top news in Los Angeles? Read on for everything you need to know.

LAPD overspent on overtime; paying officers in compensation time

The department spent more than it had been allotted for emergencies after the entire department was working every day for a week starting May 30, due to widespread protests sparked by the in-custody death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, according to the Los Angeles Times.

Read the full story on NBC LA.

Motion seeks to replace LAPD officers with unarmed response teams to handle non-violent calls for service

A motion was introduced Tuesday that seeks to develop a crisis response team that would respond to non-violent calls for service within Los Angeles in place of law enforcement officers.

Read the full story on Fox 11 Los Angeles.

1,000 LA County restaurants not complying with health orders

About half of the restaurants visited by Los Angeles County health inspectors over the weekend were not complying with coronavirus protocols, officials disclosed Monday.

Read the full story on CBS Los Angeles.

Center Theatre Group to remain dark until spring 2021; staff furloughs stretched

Los Angeles' largest nonprofit theater company has launched an emergency fund to stay afloat while the Ahmanson, Mark Taper and Kirk Douglas theaters remain dark.

Read the full story on Los Angeles Times.


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