Paul Koretz

Activists to L.A. lawmakers: Drop your support of measure to reshape discipline at LAPD

Activists to L.A. lawmakers: Drop your support of measure to reshape discipline at LAPD

City Council President Herb Wesson convened a group of community activists this week for what he billed as the first of many meetings devoted to finding ways of reforming the Los Angeles Police Department.

But Tuesday night’s two-hour session provided a platform for community activists to rally opponents against Charter Amendment C, a proposal on Tuesday’s ballot to rework LAPD disciplinary practices. Participants tried, without success, to persuade Wesson and his colleagues to drop their support for the measure, calling it a “bad bill.”

“The community wants me to ask you … will you join the people — and we want your response — in encouraging folks to vote no on Charter...

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