Los Angeles City Council moves forward with plan to replace police officers with community-based responders for nonviolent calls

The Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a measure to develop an unarmed model of crisis response that would replace police officers with community-based responders for nonviolent calls.
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