Los Angeles mayor Karen Bass is trying to “diversify” the LAPD, and she wants to make it easier for recruits who fail to qualify for training to make the grade in order to do so.
A summary of Bass’ public safety goals indicates Bass wants to remove “obstacles,” while one provision of her program states a deputy mayor will work with a “third party” to “evaluate the personnel process and identify obstacles to entry for recruits who fail to qualify for training,” Fox News reported. Recommendations for getting rid of said obstacles will get special consideration if they relate to “ethnic groups disproportionately left out of new officer training.”
“We think that particular provision or that goal or that idea is dangerous,” Tom Saggau, the spokesman for
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