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LAPD's Chief Beck has bigger problems than Waze
LAPD's Chief Beck has bigger problems than Waze

So much for the police-spotting peril of Waze, the navigation app that LAPD Chief Charlie Beck said puts his officers at risk by letting drivers know where they are. On my four-mile drive this week from The Times' downtown office to Echo Park, I got three "heavy traffic ahead" warnings from Waze, but no alerts about the presence of officers — not even when I turned onto a street lined with patrol cars and headed into a community meeting that was wall-to-wall with cops. Beck is tilting at windmills when he makes Waze a villain. The chief has bigger problems he ought to be worrying about: rising crime, discontent among the rank-and-file and a brewing battle over...