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Sebastian Ridley-Thomas was facing sexual harassment investigation when he took USC professor job

By Melanie Mason, Harriet Ryan, Matt Hamilton Former Assemblyman Sebastian Ridley-Thomas was the subject of two sexual harassment complaints at the time he stepped down from the Legislature last year, according to documents reviewed by The Times and sources familiar with the matter. Ridley-Thomas, who denied any wrongdoing, went on a few months… [READ MORE…

Under new policy, LAPD officers who shoot someone will wait at least 14 days before returning to the field

By Cindy Chang Los Angeles police officers who shoot someone will have to wait at least two weeks before returning to the field under a policy approved Tuesday by the five-member civilian panel that oversees the department. Until now, officers could resume their regular duties with the police chief’s approval… [READ MORE HERE] Source: LA…

Under new policy, LAPD officers who shoot someone will wait at least 14 days before returning to the field

By Cindy Chang Los Angeles police officers who shoot someone will have to wait at least two weeks before returning to the field under a policy approved Tuesday by the five-member civilian panel that oversees the department. Until now, officers could resume their regular duties with the police chief’s approval… [READ MORE HERE] Source: LA…