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California Legislator wants to shine light on law enforcement after killing bill to open police records

A state senator wants Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris to tell the Legislature how to deal with what he called a “prevalent crisis” in the public trust of law enforcement.

“It is impossible to deny the growing number of incidents involving peace officer misconduct, violence and deadly events,” Sen. Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens) wrote in a May 27 letter to Harris. “There is clearly a grave problem not only in California but throughout the nation.” Continue…