Garcetti: Los Angeles Has Zero Tolerance For Hate Crimes Against Asians

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti says the city has zero tolerance for hate crimes against Asians. Amy Johnson reports.

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AMY JOHNSON: Los Angeles' Mayor says the city has zero tolerance for hate crimes against Asians. He said that on this morning's Face The Nation.

MAYOR ERIC GARCETTI: We are putting together some of the best programs in the country. LAPD is absolutely part of that. We need to make sure that there is a police officer to answer, and we have more patrols this year, even with cuts that every department, including our police department, hit because of the fiscal crisis. And also making investments in the human side of this to make sure community organizations are well-funded, too.

AMY JOHNSON: Since the pandemic began, violence against Asians has soared in the US and worldwide. An East