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Finding on ramming incident at odds with Bratton's view
By Dan Laidman, Staff Writer
Bucking LAPD Chief William Bratton, the Police Commission determined Tuesday that an officer violated department policy when he fatally shot a 13-year-old who rammed a stolen vehicle into a patrol car last year.
The commission offered no specifics for its 4-1 vote, which found that Officer Steven Garcia violated policy when he fired 10 shots at Devin Brown, killing the African-American youth at the end of a car case.
"Regarding use of force, firing of the weapon, the P... Read more