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Police Commission approves policy for using drones

LOS ANGELES — The civilian panel that oversees the Los Angeles Police Department approved a pilot program Oct. 17 for the use of drones in select tactical situations, to the chagrin of activists who contend the program could open the door to spying on residents. Police Commission member Cynthia McClain-Hill voted against the program, while…

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Community meeting planned on drug overdose probe

WEST HOLLYWOOD — A community meeting will be held at 11 a.m. Oct. 21 at Plummer Park, 7377 Santa Monica Blvd., for a briefing on the Gemmel Moore homicide investigation. Special guests include LaTisha Nixon, Moore’s mother, civil rights attorney Nana Gyamfi and Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors. “I need the community’s help,” Nixon…

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