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|From the Reporter|
|After he became San Diego’s police chief, Bill Lansdowne dissolved a unit devoted to preventing and investigating the kind of criminal misconduct alleged against officers in recent months.|
|The Chief’s Take|
|Lansdowne says there is no excuse for the recent behavior, but adds that growing levels of stress, perhaps related to the economic recession, has likely contributed to it.|
|3 Officers’ Take|
|The officers say Lansdowne’s decision to disband the anticorruption unit years ago has gradually contributed to a cultural decline of self-policing in the department.|