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Chief Charlie Beck

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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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/25/2014

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LAPD Creates Special YouTube Birthday Message For Rhode Island Boy Battling Leukemia

The Los Angeles Police Department created a heartfelt YouTube birthday message for a Rhode Island boy battling leukemia.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/04/2014

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City Approves $6M Settlement In Ticket Quota Suit Brought By LAPD Traffic Patrol Officers

Los Angeles will pay nearly $6 million to settle a lawsuit by 10 police officers who claimed they were punished for failing to meet traffic ticket quotas.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/10/2013

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Court Temporarily Allows LAPD Impound Policy That Makes It Easier For Unlicensed Drivers To Keep Cars

A Los Angeles Police Department policy that makes it easier for unlicensed drivers to keep their cars instead of having them impounded after police stops will be temporarily allowed while a state court examines its merits.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/17/2013

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Chief Beck Does Turnaround On Controversial Impound Policy

Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck has made a turnaround in regards to Special Order 7.

09/28/2013

LAPD Chief Charlie Beck stood with interfaith coalition leaders Friday to call for peace amid violence in Kenya and the Middle East. (Photo courtesy Twitter/@LAPDChiefBeck)

LAPD Chief, Interfaith Leaders Call For Peace, Unity In Wake Of Kenya Attack

LAPD Chief Charlie Beck joined a coalition of city officials and inter-faith community leaders Friday to call for peace in response to the violence that has been raging in the Middle East and elsewhere overseas.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/27/2013

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Attorney: New Truck Offered To Women Shot During Dorner Manhunt Comes With Strings Attached

The attorney of two women who were mistakenly shot by Los Angeles police officers during the hunt for Christopher Dorner said an offer to replace the victims’ bullet-riddled truck comes with strings attached.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/11/2013

Irvine police released these images taken from surveillance video last Friday night at an Orange County hotel. They are believed to be the most recent images of Dorner. (credit: CBS)

Chief Beck Gives Status Report On $1.1M Dorner Reward

It’s been three weeks since fugitive ex-LAPD cop Christopher Dorner died in a cabin fire in the San Bernardino Mountains, and officials are still not entirely sure on whether the $1.1 million reward for his capture will be paid – or to whom it would be paid.

03/05/2013

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Attorney: LA Should Pay For Shooting Of Mother, Daughter During Hunt For Dorner

An attorney representing two women accidentally hit by police gunfire during the hunt for a fugitive ex-police officer said he expects the city of Los Angeles to pay his clients for their trauma or else face a federal lawsuit.

02/11/2013

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$1M Reward Offered For Information Leading To Arrest Of Dorner

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa on Sunday announced a $1 million reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of triple murder suspect, Christopher Dorner.

02/10/2013

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LAPD Chief Beck Makes Emotional Plea To Triple Murder Suspect

LAPD Chief Charlie Beck Thursday made a heartfelt plea to triple murder suspect Christopher Dorner to turn himself in to police before there’s any more bloodshed.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/07/2013

Samantha Barnhart (center) was among 40 graduates of the LAPD Academy Class 8-12. The officers graduated on Jan. 25, 2013. (credit: CBS)

23-Year-Old Follows In Father’s Footsteps, Graduates From LAPD Academy

Following in her father’s footsteps, a 23-year-old woman Friday was among 40 graduates of the Los Angeles Police Department Academy Class 8-12.

01/25/2013

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Superior Court Judge Refuses To Dismiss Lawsuit Challenging Impound Order

A Superior Court Judge Friday refused to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the LAPD’s controversial Special Order 7.

01/18/2013

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