Comment: A Consent Decree Usually

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A Consent Decree Usually

...when involving discrimination charges leveled against a municipality, such as may be the case with LAPD, is a measure taken to adress the complaint.

It's an agreed to "plan of action" to either prevent a lawsuit (which could be costly), or to provide legal "remedy".

This is/has been my experience in these matters, in a real world sense, not in some dictionary.

LAPD was "under the gun" after the Rodney King Event to adress charges of racism within the LAPD, most likely brought into motion by the Federal Govt due to the immense publicity.

"Beyond the blackened skyline, beyond the smoky rain, dreams never turned to ashes up until.........
...Everything CHANGED !!