Chief Charlie Beck

Angry residents in Venice demanded answers from police and city leaders following the fatal shooting of an unarmed homeless man. (credit: CBS)

Venice Residents Demand Answers From Police, City Officials About LAPD’s Fatal Shooting Of Homeless Man

The assembled crowd called for police to release security video of the incident.

05/07/2015

Brendon Glenn, 29, was fatally shot by LAPD in Venice Tuesday during a confrontation. Police confirmed he was unarmed. (credit: friends of Brendon Glenn)

Homeless Man Fatally Shot By Police Is Remembered By His Friends During Peaceful, But Angry, March

The Coroner has identified the homeless man as 29-year-old Brendon Glenn.

05/07/2015

Clinton Alford Jr. (center) is seen here in an undated photo. (credit: CBS)

LAPD Chief ‘Shocked’ By Video Of Officer’s Confrontation With Robbery Suspect

Police Chief Charlie Beck said Tuesday he believes an officer charged with using excessive force during an October arrest committed a “criminal act,” and he personally urged the district attorney to file charges.

04/21/2015

LAPD Chief Charlie Beck (credit: CBS)

LAPD Chief Beck Calls South Carolina Shooting Of Unarmed Black Man A Criminal Act

Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck says the actions of a South Carolina police officer who was captured on cellphone video fatally shooting a fleeing, unarmed man were criminal.

04/09/2015

LAPD Chief Charlie Beck (credit: CBS)

Chief To Review LAPD’s Role In Ex-Mexican Mafia Member’s Speaking Engagement

Police Chief Charlie Beck says he will review the LAPD’s involvement in a Jan. 28 speaking engagement featuring a convicted former member of the Mexican Mafia.

03/24/2015

KNX1070 hosts "Ask The Mayor" Q&A with Mayor Eric Garcetti  (credit: KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO)

LAPD Chief Beck To Appear Alongside Garcetti On Thursday’s ‘Ask The Mayor’

The program will be broadcast, live, on KNX and CBSLA.com from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

03/18/2015

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LAPD Chief Charlie Beck Meets With ‘Black Lives Matter’ Group

Los Angeles police Chief Charlie Beck met Friday with a group calling for the firing of two officers involved in the fatal shooting of 25-year-old Ezell Ford.

01/09/2015

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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

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