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News Release

Friday, June 19, 2020

Media Relations

Los Angeles Police Department Places Moratorium on Use of CalGang System NR20137dm

Los Angeles: Effective immediately, the Los Angeles Police Department (in conjunction with the Board of Police Commissioners) is placing a moratorium on all entries and use of the CalGang System.

Based on recent audits and ongoing complaint investigations, the accuracy of the database has been called into question. To strengthen community trust and avoid any adverse impact on individuals, particularly in communities of color, the Department will no longer use this resource.

The database will remain accessible only to the CalGang System Administrator for the sole purpose of removing entries that come to the Department's attention as being erroneously entered in the database.

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