If you have been following our adventure for a while, you will remember this post about the geniuses out in Los Angeles and their concept of financial disclosure for officers. Well, in a rare move of common sense, the city council there has decided to override the decision of the police department commission and put a stop to the disclosure rules.
That sounds great, except as police chief Bratton points out, it is a federal judge, not the city, that wants this disclosure. Since those judges are appointed for life (don’t get me started on that issue) there is little hope he will change his mind. But hey, at least it shows that once in a decade or so politicians do stand up for cops when it counts. Well done, Los Angeles.