A mediation program, aimed at addressing racial profiling complaints lodged against Los Angeles Police Department officers, has been agreed to by the city’s Police Commission.
Los Angeles prosecutors won’t file criminal charges against six University of Southern California students who were arrested after party-noise complaints — arrests that prompted claims of racial profiling.
Despite earlier media reports, charges have not been dropped against six USC students arrested earlier this month at a party, the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office said Thursday.
USC students filled a campus auditorium Tuesday, voicing frustration and demanding answers from police and campus security after a party’s shutdown Sunday morning ended with six students arrested and allegations of racial profiling.
A report concludes that the Los Angeles Police Department has improved the way it handles complaints of racial profiling and biased policing.
The federal government is warning the Los Angeles Police Department to do more to combat racial profiling by officers.