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L.A. Mayor Seeks to Expand Law Enforcement

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L.A. Mayor Seeks to Expand Law Enforcement

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L.A. Mayor Seeks to Expand Law Enforcement

L.A. Mayor Seeks to Expand Law Enforcement

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Los Angeles Mayor William Bratton wants to hire more than 700 new police officers to patrol the streets, saying his top priority is making the city safer. But with a $200 million city budget deficit, one council member says Bratton's plan to raise fees to pay for hiring more employees is unacceptable. Hear NPR's Mandalit del Barco.