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LA Police Union Sues City

The union for Los Angeles police officers sued the city this week stating that officers were ordered not to wear their protective helmets to a protest rally, in violation of city and state laws. Amongst the risks aimed at mitigating by wearing helmets is the risk of a traumatic brain injury due to blunt force trauma to the head. Further, one officer was hospitalized with a head injury as a result of working crowd control without a helmet. To read more about this head injury lawsuit, please click here.