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Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore apologizes after saying George Floyd's death is on the 'hands' of looters

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LAPD Chief Michel Moore is facing calls to resign after saying George Floyd's death is on the 'hands' of looters. He apologized the same day.
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Los Angeles police Chief Michel Moore called for peace as protests continued while giving an update on an injured officer who suffered a fractured skull during a Saturday night protest.

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