Los Angeles, September 30, 2015 — In response to the report made public Tuesday, September 22, in which Chief Beck faulted the actions of two officers involved in the Clinton Alford arrest, Craig Lally, president of the Los Angeles Police Protective League, released the following statement on behalf of the League:
“Law enforcement officers have the same rights as any other person. In the criminal justice system, everyone is innocent until proven guilty. We encourage everyone to reserve judgment and let the judicial process run its course.”
Contact: Burson-Marsteller at (213) 292-1003
About the LAPPL: Formed in 1923, the Los Angeles Police Protective League (LAPPL) represents the more than 9,900 dedicated and professional sworn members of the Los Angeles Police Department. The LAPPL serves to advance the interests of LAPD officers through legislative and legal advocacy, political action and education. The LAPPL can be found on the Web at www.LAPD.com.