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Why the LAPD commissioner doesn’t speak in meetings

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Los Angeles Times quoted Terry Cooper of the USC Price School on the need for police commissioner oversight.

Terry Cooper, professor emeritus at USC’s Price School of Public Policy, said commissioners need to play an active, interested and knowledgeable role to provide oversight. The commission president, he said, should “consult privately with those who rarely speak about the importance of their participation.”

“Appointees should make commission meetings a top priority or not accept the appointment,” Cooper said.

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