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LAPD Unlikely To Cut Jobs Amid Budget Crisis

Both the city’s mayor and police chief the need to maintain 9,963 police officers as Los Angeles faces a huge cash crunch.

01/04/2011

Homicide Rate In Los Angeles Lowest Since 1967

Officials say the homicide rate in Los Angeles last year was the lowest in more than four decades.

01/04/2011

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Budget Crunch = No Raise For LAPD Chief Beck

Chief Charlie Beck will not get a raise on his annual salary of $307,290 as the city continues to struggle economically.

12/15/2010

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Beck Defends Beverly Hills Police In Chasen Murder Probe

LAPD Chief Charlie Beck says skeptics of the Beverly Hills police probe into the shooting death of movie publicist Ronni Chasen should be patient.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–12/12/2010

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Beck Pledges To Stop LAPD Profiling After DOJ Complaints

Los Angeles police Chief Charlie Beck on Tuesday defended his department against biased-policing complaints, and stated that “the ultimate goal would be to have none.”

12/07/2010

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One Year In, LAPD Chief Beck ‘Optimistic’ Despite ‘Drama’

Mayor Villaraigosa says Los Angeles is safer today, one year after the appointment of Charlie Beck as police chief.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–11/17/2010

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LAPD Chief Denies DOJ Racial Profiling Charges

Investigators at the Justice Department say despite recent improvements, more efforts are needed to change the culture at the LAPD.

11/16/2010

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LAPD Chief Defends Staffing New Jail With Sworn Officers

There will likely be fewer cops on the beat in Los Angeles because a new $74-million detention facility requires more officers to operate than the dilapidated structure it will replace.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–10/28/2010

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LAPD Expands “Grassroots” Effort Against Domestic Violence

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa joined the L.A. police department in a new push against domestic abuse, citing his own personal experience as a rallying cry.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–10/06/2010

The LAPD Saturday celebrated the 100th anniversary of the hiring of its first female officer.

LAPD Celebrates 100 Years Of Women In Law Enforcement

The LAPD celebrated the 100th anniversary of the hiring of its first female officer Saturday night with a glitzy dinner honoring all the females in the department, past and present. The event was held at the Sheraton Universal Hotel.

09/13/2010

LAPD police look for rioting supporters

22 Arrests Made In 2nd Wave Of LAPD Protests

Despite a pledge by LAPD Chief Charlie Beck to thoroughly investigate the police shooting of a drunken day laborer, hundreds of demonstrators swarmed a downtown L.A. police station.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–09/08/2010

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