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Officers Everywhere

By Eric Richardson
Published: Monday, November 13, 2006, at 03:07PM
traffic_officer_zoom Eric Richardson [Flickr]

You may have noticed more officers of every stripe on the streets right now. You can't go near Figueroa without seeing LAPD officers on motorcycles driving by, and two days in a row I've seen a pair of LAFD bicyclists in the Staples Center area. All of this has to do with the Jewish Communities' 2006 General Assembly, going on now at Staples Center.

Walking back up Figueroa just now, though, I couldn't help but laugh watching this traffic officer practicing his motions in the reflection of 800 S. Figueroa. I stood there watching him wave cars through, give them the stop sign, and various other moves of the trade all while watching himself in the mirrored glass. If only I had a video camera...

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