04/28/2006

Officials ask judge to lift some LAPD reform requirements

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By PATRICK MCGREEVY
The Los Angeles Times

LOS ANGELES — In a potentially important affirmation of progress by the Los Angeles Police Department, federal civil rights lawyers are prepared to join with the city's attorneys in asking a judge to acknowledge the department's reform efforts and lift some of the demands imposed by a 5-year-old consent decree, city officials said Thursday.

The decree, which is up for review next month, is a legal settlement between the city and the U.S. Department of Justice to address concerns by federal attorneys that the LAPD, during the Rampart scandal and before, engaged in a pattern of brutality and corruption.

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