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How To Participate In Tuesday's Police Commission Hearing On Whether To Reappoint LAPD Chief Moore To A Second Term

LAPD Chief Michel Moore stands at a podium addressing an unseen group. Behind him stands another white man. Over both shoulders are photo displays. One shows yellow tape in front of a business, and the other shows a battered, crumpled blue van.
LAPD Chief Michel Moore at a news conference about the June 2021 botched detonation of illegal fireworks in South L.A., an operation that sparked sharp criticism of the department.
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The Los Angeles Police Commission will hold a second hearing on Tuesday at 6 p.m. to gather public comment on whether LAPD Chief Michel Moore should be reappointed to a second term.

What will happen at the hearing: The Commissioners will only listen to public comment; they will not discuss the issue themselves, nor will they vote on Moore's reappointment.

How you can participate: The meeting will be held over Zoom. You can join at or via phone at (877) 853-5257. You can also submit written comment to or via snail mail to: 100 W. 1st St., Room 134, Los Angeles, CA 90012.

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The backstory: Moore, whose term expires in June, is seeking a second five-year term. He has said, however, that he would only serve two to three years to allow time for a new chief to take office before the 2028 Olympics. Two of the five commissioners have already voiced their support, while Mayor Karen Bass — at whose pleasure the commissioners serve — has said only that she is talking to Moore about “her vision of public safety and the future of the L.A. Police Department.”

What’s next: The Commission has until the end of March to decide Moore’s fate.

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