Los Angeles Police Department NPR's Ina Jaffe reports in Los Angeles, the police department dominated local news this week. Yesterday, the city council voted to place the LAPD under the eye of a federal monitor - to address allegations of civil rights abuses. And last weekend's fatal shooting of an actor at a Halloween party by an LAPD officer has renewed questions over police training and use of force - and sparked several investigations.

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NPR's Ina Jaffe reports in Los Angeles, the police department dominated local news this week. Yesterday, the city council voted to place the LAPD under the eye of a federal monitor - to address allegations of civil rights abuses. And last weekend's fatal shooting of an actor at a Halloween party by an LAPD officer has renewed questions over police training and use of force - and sparked several investigations.