Sounds like a compromise to me: City council president Eric Garecetti says there are eight votes to keep hiring enough recruits to match attrition from the LAPD, and Mayor Villaraigosa says he's OK with a hiatus in academy classes so long as the number of officers doesn't fall. The Daily News calls it an "an abrupt reversal" by the mayor. LAT, DN, LA Daily
Noted: LAPD officer John Deegan, 54, was charged by a federal grand jury with two counts of possession of child pornography. He was placed on leave in March. His son Jonathon was also charged.