02/10/2011 12:14 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Measure L: Cops Oppose Library Funding Measure, Fearing Cuts to Police Budget

The union that represents LAPD officers came out strongly today against Measure L, an item on the March 8 ballot that would set aside funding for the Los Angeles Public Library system.

In a statement, Los Angeles Police Protective League President Paul Weber said the measure "will create more problems than it solves" and could mean cuts to police, fire, parks and recreation, and street services.

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