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LAPD Tries Mediation for Racial Profiling Claims

August 02, 2013  | 

The Los Angeles Police Department received the go-ahead Tuesday to launch an experimental mediation program that would bring officers face-to-face with people who have accused them of racial profiling.

The three-year pilot program, unanimously approved by the Police Commission, will give an officer accused of racial profiling and his accuser the option in some cases of meeting to discuss the encounter where the alleged profiling occurred. Participation in the meetings will be voluntary for both sides, and volunteers trained by city officials will be neutral mediators during the sessions.

The goal, LAPD Cmdr. Rick Webb said, is to have officers and their accusers "stand in each other's shoes."

Read the full Los Angeles Times story.


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