L.A. Mayor Seeks to Expand Law Enforcement 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.
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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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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.