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Thursday, January 29, 2015

Media Relations

LAPD Chief Charlie Beck’s Statement Regarding January 28, 2015, Transnational Crime Lecture NR15029SF

Los Angeles: "Mistakes were made in holding this event," said LAPD Chief Charlie Beck.
"I have directed the Department to more thoroughly review future events before committing LAPD resources."

Reports that the Office of the District Attorney was involved or approved of this event were inaccurate. The LAPD is looking into the source of that inaccuracy.

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