Chief Charlie Beck

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Only On 2: Ezell Ford’s Family Says LAPD Is Trying To Intimidate Them

Members of Ezell Ford Jr.’s family, who are suing the Los Angeles Police Department after the unarmed man was shot and killed by officers last summer, say they have been subject to intimidation from members of the agency in recent months.

12/17/2014

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Passage Of Time Makes Proving Cosby Claims Tough

Any case against Bill Cosby — who in recent weeks has seen a flurry of decades-old sexual assault allegations, a lawsuit and a police investigation into a molestation claim — would rely on conflicting testimony, and possibly jurors’ emotions, legal experts say.

12/07/2014

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Beck Says Changes Will Be Coming To LAPD’s Disciplinary System

Police Chief Charlie Beck and members of the Police Commission reacted Tuesday to an internal review of the LAPD’s disciplinary system, which some officers described as “unfair” and in need of a fix.

11/18/2014

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Footage Reveals Covert LAPD Unit Designed To Weed Out Department’s ‘Bad Apples’

Never-before-seen footage has revealed a covert unit within the Los Angeles Police Department designed to weed out the “bad apples.”

11/03/2014

Clinton Alford is accusing the LAPD of using excessive force when arresting him earlier this month. (credit: CBS)

Man Who Says He Was Kicked In Head By LAPD Officer During Arrest Appears In Court

The LAPD said they have no plans on releasing the video.

10/29/2014

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LAPD Investigates Excessive Force Claim Made During Drug Possession Arrest

“I was just praying that they wouldn’t kill me. I just closed my eyes and tried to hold on,” Clinton Alford told the LA Times.

10/24/2014

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LAPD Withholding Autopsy Results In Fatal South LA Police Shooting

The results of an autopsy on a 25-year-old unarmed man shot by Los Angeles police officers are being withheld while investigators seek out more witnesses, Chief Charlie Beck said Tuesday.

08/19/2014

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LAPD Chief Beck To Discuss Crime Stats Before Commission Prior To Chief Vote

As the police commission gathers to discuss the potential re-election of LAPD Chief Charlie Beck, the veteran lawman will meet with officials in a closed-door meeting Tuesday to discuss allegations of scandal and inaccurate crime statistics.

08/11/2014

Chief Charlie Beck spoke Friday at a conference designed to make schools safer. (credit: CBS)

Police Agencies, School Administrators Meet On Making Campuses Safer

Since the massacre at Sandy Hook, there have been 72 incidents on school campuses including shootings or reports of someone being armed.

08/01/2014

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Chief Beck Demands NY Police Commissioner Pay Up On Kings-Rangers Bet

Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck wants his pastrami sandwich.

06/14/2014

LAPD Chief Charlie Beck (credit: CBS)

LA And NY Top Police Brass Make Friendly Lunch Wager Over Stanley Cup

Should the Kings win, Commissioner Bratton is slated to buy lunch for Chief Beck at New York’s Katz’s Deli.

06/04/2014

The LAPD is in mourning following the loss of yet another officer. (credit: CBS)

A Department In Mourning: LAPD Suffers 5th Loss In Less Than 3 Months

He was a popular officer and detective at the Southwest division of the LAPD.

05/09/2014

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African-American LAPD Captain Files Lawsuit Against City For Discrimination, Retaliation

A black Los Angeles police captain is filing a lawsuit against the city, alleging that he was denied promotions due to the fact that he did not conform with what he claims is Chief Charlie Beck’s belief that all officers sent to Board of Rights hearings should be fired.

04/14/2014

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LAPD Chief Charlie Beck Defends Position On Overturning Officer’s Termination

LAPD Chief Charlie Beck is responding to accusations of providing special treatment for an officer being disciplined in the department.

04/01/2014

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LAPD Chief Criticized Over Disciplining Of Officer With Family Ties To Department

The Los Angeles Police Department is facing serious criticism after Chief Charlie Beck overruled the firing of an officer with family ties within the department.

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