Villaraigosa praises LAPD's new anti-profiling program (video)

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antonio-villaraigosa-msnbc-grab.jpgFormer Los Angeles mayor Antonio Villaraigosa turned up on MSNBC on Wednesday talking with Chris Hayes about the new program, approved by the police commission this week, that lets accusers and cops voluntarily talk out accusations of racial profiling in front of a mediator. Villaraigosa said it will work — and he slipped in that he appointed the police commission before he left office. He also stopped Hayes from going down the path of talking about NYPD-style stop-and-frisks, which Villaraigosa says are not the way it's done here.

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