Chief Charlie Beck

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Assaults On Police Rise In LA This Year

Despite a reduction in violent crime, Los Angeles police say there has been a spike this year in both assaults on officers and officer-involved shootings.


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Federal Grants Help LAPD Detectives Solve Cold Cases

The Los Angeles Police Department have made 110 arrests in connection with cold cases in a matter of months. LAPD Chief Charlie Beack said it has been a remarkable turnaround that was made possible because of a special task force and grant money provided by the federal government.

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Beck Reaffirms Confidence In Dodger Stadium Beating Case

Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck spoke publicly Friday, reaffirming his confidence in the Dodger Stadium beating case of San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow and stating that his position has not changed.


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Contract Dispute May Lead To Reassignment Of LAPD Officers

Money, contract issues and a dispute between the police union and LAPD Chief Charlie Beck may force the reassignment of detectives back to patrol duty.

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LAPD Memorial Honors Slain Officers, Afghanistan Vets

LAPD officer Josh Cullins — a Marine killed on active military duty in Afghanistan — is among the latest names added to the memorial wall.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–05/05/2011

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DHS Chief Debuts LAPD Counter-Terror Training At LA Port

Officers are set to learn everything from maritime boarding procedures to vessel identification and counter-terrorism practices.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/25/2011

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Police: Up To 8 More Victims Linked To ‘Grim Sleeper’

Police Chief Charlie Beck and detectives plan an afternoon news conference to update the case and ask for the public’s help.


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Shooting Of Autistic Man Deemed Wrong By ACLU

A civilian commission has rejected a recommendation from the city’s chief of police, ruling officers were not justified in the fatal shooting of an unarmed autistic man in the Koreatown neighborhood last year.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/05/2011

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$100K Reward Offered For Arrest Of School Officer Shooter

Authorities are planning an $80,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the gunman who shot and wounded a Los Angeles school police officer as police continue a search for the suspect.


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Beck Downplays Fallout From Potential LAPD Gang Unit Exodus

A standoff with officers over financial disclosure forms won’t affect the department’s response ability, according to LAPD Chief Charlie Beck.


Chief Credits ‘Right Size’ LAPD For Drop In Murder Rate

Seventeen homicides: that’s the difference between an understaffed LAPD and one that isn’t, according to Chief Charlie Beck.


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‘Grim Sleeper’ Probe Opens 4 New Missing Person Cases

Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck says detectives investigating the suspected “Grim Sleeper” serial killer have opened four new missing person cases.


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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.


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.


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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.