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Daniele Watts: LAPD chief says officers acted 'well within' authority
Daniele Watts: LAPD chief says officers acted 'well within' authority

Los Angeles police Chief Charlie Beck expressed support Tuesday for the way a sergeant and two officers acted last week when they detained and handcuffed an actress. Beck cautioned that he had not made a final decision about the matter but said he believed, based on an initial review of audio recordings, photographs and witnesses' statements, that the officers acted within their legal authority. Beck noted that an internal investigation into Thursday's detention of "Django Unchained" actress Daniele Watts was ongoing. "It appears to me that they acted in exactly the manner that I would expect a Los Angeles police officer to act: They respond to a complaint of a...

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