To the editor: Hector Villagra, the executive director of the ACLU of Southern California, poses some good points in his argument regarding the
But I totally disagree with Villagra's argument that the LAPD should release the videos from any body cameras worn by the officers in advance of the investigation's conclusion. Videos show only specific perspectives and must be reviewed and analyzed along with witness' statements.
Only when a thorough investigation has been completed should any collected information — videos, witness statements and physical evidence — be disclosed.
Jim Weyant, Big Bear City, Calif.
The writer is a retired Torrance Police Department captain and a retired L.A. County deputy district attorney.