Report: LAPD brass to blame for May Day incident


By Richard Winton
The Los Angeles Times

LOS ANGELES The May Day MacArthur Park melee, in which LAPD officers clashed with protesters and journalists, occurred because of a series of errors by police commanders, according to a long-awaited report released this morning.

Officials said 26 officers are under investigation and could face discipline for excessive use of force during the incident.

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