The City of Los Angeles impounds the cars of unlicensed drivers for up to 30 days, which costs an average of $2000. Mayor Villaraigosa and LAPD Chief Charlie Beck want to end that practice-but the police rank and file say that would endanger public safety. As we'll hear, it's all about the lives--and livelihoods--of illegal immigrants, who aren't allowed to get licenses in the first place.
Hernan Vera: Public Counsel
Kristi Sandoval: Director, LA Police Protective League