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LAPD Officer: May Day Mistakes Won't Be Repeated

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LAPD Officer: May Day Mistakes Won't Be Repeated

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LAPD Officer: May Day Mistakes Won't Be Repeated

LAPD Officer: May Day Mistakes Won't Be Repeated

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Last year's big immigration rally in Los Angeles turned into chaos when police in riot gear clashed with demonstrators and news media.

In the aftermath, some high-ranking officers of the Los Angeles Police Department were blamed for mishandling the event. That led to big changes in police communication and media relations.

Those changes will be put to the test later Thursday, when a May Day rally is held in Los Angeles.

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