Police say L.A. Times investigation of pensions could endanger lives

The Los Angeles County police union is fighting the Los Angeles Times over the newspaper’s quest for pension information that the union claims if made public could endanger the lives of retired officers.

In a lawsuit filed in Superior Court, the union argued that in pitting the public’s right to know against legitimate safety issues, the law must come down in favor of protecting law enforcement officers. -db

From the Courthouse News Service, September 23, 2011, by Matt Reynolds.

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