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Beck admits 'mistakes' over meeting that had ex-Mexican Mafia member
Beck admits 'mistakes' over meeting that had ex-Mexican Mafia member

Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck admitted late Thursday that "mistakes were made in holding" a meeting this week in downtown L.A. between a convicted ex-member of the Mexican Mafia, a group of business leaders and local law enforcement officials. "I have directed the department to more thoroughly review future events before committing LAPD resources," Beck said in a statement. The admission came soon after a spokesman for Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti criticized the LAPD's involvement in the event, which featured a former shot caller for the Mexican Mafia prison gang who has been under heavy security since he started cooperating with...

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