Through LAPD’S citizens academy, single mom takes another step toward her dream

Los Angeles Daily News quoted Jody Armour of the USC Gould School on whether the Los Angeles Police Department’s Citizens Police Academy provides an accurate representation of law enforcement and its flaws.

The LAPD academies should do their best to represent not only the views of the department but also those with differing perspectives, including those who feel that they have been racially profiled, he said. “That’s important so the students have an accurate and balanced view of the police department and the community that is serves,” Armour said.

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