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LAPD officer in actress' detention defends TMZ leak to police panel
LAPD officer in actress' detention defends TMZ leak to police panel

A Los Angeles police sergeant involved in the controversial detention of a "Django Unchained" actress told the LAPD's civilian overseers Tuesday that the department's disciplinary system is deeply flawed and defended his response to the incident. In a rare move for an officer under investigation by the LAPD, Sgt. Jim Parker spoke during the public comment period of the Police Commission meeting and said he averted a potentially volatile racial controversy by contacting celebrity news site TMZ to give his side of the story. The site was the first to publish his recording of the Sept. 11 detention. The LAPD launched an internal affairs inquiry after actress Daniele...

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