Brian Beaird

Brian Beaird, 51, was shot by LAPD officers Dec. 13 as he got out of a silver Corvette following a high-speed pursuit. (credit: DMV)

Supervision, Training Issues Cited In LAPD Shooting Of Corvette Driver

LAPD Chief Charlie Beck says there were “issues with supervision at the scene” where three police officers fatally shot an unarmed man following a high-speed chase last year.

12/04/2014

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Lawyer Representing Family Of Man Fatally Shot By LAPD Following Chase Discusses $5M Settlement.

That figure represented the largest out-of-court settlement against the LAPD in more than 12 years.

08/21/2014

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LA City Council To Pay $5M In Death Of Veteran Shot By Police After Televised Corvette Pursuit

The Los Angeles City Council agreed Wednesday to pay $5 million to settle a lawsuit filed by the family of a disabled veteran who was fatally shot by Los Angeles police after a pursuit.

08/20/2014

Brian Beaird, 51, was shot by LAPD officers Dec. 13 as he got out of a silver Corvette following a high-speed pursuit. (credit: DMV)

Man Who Watched LAPD Fatally Shoot Unarmed Son On Live TV Sues City For $20M

The Dec. 13 shooting followed a nearly hour-long nighttime pursuit for allegedly reckless driving that ended when the Corvette hit a car in an intersection, seriously injuring the other driver, and then spun onto a downtown sidewalk.

05/15/2014

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Family Of Corvette Driver Fatally Shot After Chase Will File Claim Against LAPD For $20M

The family of the Corvette driver shot and killed following a high-speed chase with law enforcement last week said they will file a claim against the Los Angeles Police Department for $20 million in damages.

12/19/2013

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LAPD Chief Discusses Investigation Of Corvette Driver Killed By Police

Family members claim LAPD officers did not need to open fire on Brian Beaird, a disabled veteran who was killed Friday after leading police on a high-speed pursuit. Police Chief Charlie Beck spoke about the investigation Monday and insisted events that night may have appeared more threatening from an officer’s perspective.

12/16/2013

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