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Despite Orders From Above, Some LA Cops Still Aren’t Wearing Masks

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Police in Van Nuys on June 1. (Photo by Robyn Beck/AFP via Getty Images)
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Hundreds of LAPD and L.A. Sheriff’s Department personnel have gotten COVID-19.

Deputies have been under orders to wear a mask in most situations since April 15, and LAPD officers have been under a similar mandate since May 14.

But officers from both departments have been spotted recently not wearing masks.

People are taking pictures, and they’re being posted on a Twitter account called LAPD Un-Masked.

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"Police officers that don't wear the mask are wrong," Police Commission member Steve Soboroff told us. "You've gotta get used to it."

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