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Fewer shootings by police — that’s the goal of new rules adopted by the L.A. Police Commission

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Mariella Saba gestures near several officers during her two minutes of public comment before the vote by the Los Angeles Police Commission to adopt new LAPD rules for use of deadly force.

 (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
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LAPD Chief Charlie Beck looks over documents with Police Commission Executive Director Richard Tefank before the commission voted to revise LAPD rules for officers’ use of deadly force.

 (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
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During the Los Angeles Police Commission meeting where commissioners voted on new deadly-force rules, tensions flare between family members and friends a of man killed by an LAPD officer.

 (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
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Wearing her "#FireBeck” T-shirt, Melina Abdullah, an organizer with Black Lives Matter, records video during the public comments before the Police Commission vote.

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The Los Angeles Police Commission votes in favor of new LAPD rules for use of deadly force.

 (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
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LAPD officers line the walls during the Los Angeles Police Commission meeting.

 (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
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Police Commission President Matthew Johnson asks questions before the board’s vote on new rules for use of deadly force.

 (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
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LAPD Chief Charlie Beck, Police Commissioner Steve Soboroff and commission President Matthew Johnson meet before the vote.

 (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
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