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Cops turn to coaching as part of LAPD's efforts to change the dynamic in the right direction

Ben Goldhirsh

The history of LAPD is a ripe one for comment, but I've been really impressed and grateful to see efforts like this, and pleased to meet a number of officers on both the LAPD and Sheriff side who are trying to dig in at the core trust and relationship level that is fundamental to any positive dynamic. It will be interesting to see how this evolves. I'm rooting for the bears.

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  • Alessandra Rizzotti

    It's great that police involvement also makes the team feel safe enough to get on the field. "When you have the police, it feels more protected when you're practicing or at the games. You feel safe. Because if anything pops off with gangbangers, you've got all these officers around; everybody's going to jail."