LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — LAPD Chief Charlie Beck will appear Thursday alongside Mayor Eric Garcetti for KNX 1070’s “Ask The Mayor” program.
The program will be broadcast live on KNX and CBSLA.com from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.READ MORE: Walter Payton Man Of The Year Award Nominees Announced
Listeners can pose questions directly to Garcetti and Beck by calling 1-866-569-1070 or through Twitter using #KNXmayor.
Scheduled topics include the mayor’s efforts to bring an NFL team back to L.A., the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s billing scandal and the justification of raises tentatively agreed to for police officers.READ MORE: Clippers Barely Hold Off Celtics To Seal Victory, 114-111
The police chief will be asked about the recent fatal shooting of an unarmed man by police on Skid Row, whether new body cameras are probing effective and if footage of that shooting will be made public.
Also on the discussion table, LA’s first rise in violent crime in 12 years and whether this will bring about change in police tactics.
The listener call-in program will be hosted by KNX Anchor Tom Haule and Chief Investigative Reporter Charles Feldman.MORE NEWS: Pasadena Prepares For Rose Parade Festivities Amidst Rising COVID-19 Cases
“Ask the Mayor” airs live each month exclusively on KNX 1070.