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You're Having a Loud Party and the Cops Show Up...

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With off campus partying exasperating Westchester neighbors and garnering the attention of the local news, Loyola Marymount officials have come out with some new "party protocol," as the school's paper puts it. Off-campus students will not only have to register their address, but will be required do an online orientation to learn about city ordinances. This week at a forum for students to ask police and city attorneys questions, the LAPD gave the low-down on how responding officers are allowed to deal with parties "When responding to any party, officers have the discretion to do any of the following: warn and disperse the crowd, cite the responsible party giver for Disturbing the Peace and/or noise violations, file a Disturbing the Peace report with no arrest or citation given or physically arrest and then book the individual at Pacific Division." (photo: pink_fish13)