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LAPD to Address Move to take Westside Officers Away

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Next month, the LAPD plans to focus on larger crime areas leaving tony Westside communities with less officers, which in theory means slower response times and decreased regular patrol. The public's pissed and as with all things with Westside City Councilmember Bill Rosendahl, the next step is a community presentation and panel. He's bringing Chief Bratton and other LAPD top brass to explain their decision. Then Rosendahl will moderate questions from the audience. If you go, here's the information:

Who: Los Angeles City Councilmember Bill Rosendahl

Chief William Bratton, Los Angeles Police Department

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When: 7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Thursday, December 11, 2008

Where: Felicia Mahood Senior Citizen Center Auditorium

11338 Santa Monica Boulevard

Los Angeles, CA 90028

What: Councilmember Bill Rosendahl and LAPD Chief William Bratton will hold a town hall meeting to discuss deployment issues on the Westside.