#LAPD’s war on the homeless continues

Screenshot 2018-03-07 at 07.35.55.pngLos Angeles police are defending their stepped-up enforcement against the city’s exploding homeless population.

Elected officials seem totally OK with the latest wave of brutality.

“As a last resort, a tool, one tool of many tools, we turn to enforcement,” Cmdr. Dominic H. Choi, the LAPD’s homelessness coordinator, told the Police Commission during a discussion of the department’s year-end homelessness report. “We have to have a balanced approach.”

Apparently the LAPD sets the city’s homeless policy now.

The Los Angeles Times reports that there are 34,000 homeless people in Los Angeles. In 2017 the LAPD arrested 14,500 of them.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s