Police Chief Charlie Beck

Brian Beaird, 51, was shot by LAPD officers Dec. 13 as he got out of a silver Corvette following a high-speed pursuit. (credit: DMV)

Supervision, Training Issues Cited In LAPD Shooting Of Corvette Driver

LAPD Chief Charlie Beck says there were “issues with supervision at the scene” where three police officers fatally shot an unarmed man following a high-speed chase last year.

12/04/2014

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

Lawsuit Alleges LAPD Officers Kicked Man Unconscious

A man who says Los Angeles police officers beat and kicked him unconscious has filed a lawsuit alleging civil rights violations.

11/14/2014

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Tensions High As South LA Residents Meet With LAPD Over Ezell Ford Shooting Death

Community members demanded answers in the death of Ezell Ford, a 25-year-old man killed last Monday at 65th and Broadway.

08/20/2014

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Garcetti Backs Beck’s Decision To Lighten Penalty For Nephew Of Former Deputy Chief

Beck lightened a penalty for Shaun Hillman, the nephew of former LAPD Deputy Chief Michael Hillman and son of a retired LAPD officer who was accused of pulling a gun on a man at a bar in Norco in 2012.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/26/2014

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Police Reach Out To Multiple Arrestees With Hand-Delivered Letters

The letters are addressed to so-called “multiple arrestees,” described as someone living in the LAPD’s Mission Station area who was arrested more than once last year.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/04/2014

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LAPD Chief Discusses Investigation Of Corvette Driver Killed By Police

Family members claim LAPD officers did not need to open fire on Brian Beaird, a disabled veteran who was killed Friday after leading police on a high-speed pursuit. Police Chief Charlie Beck spoke about the investigation Monday and insisted events that night may have appeared more threatening from an officer’s perspective.

12/16/2013

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Jury Awards Disabled Man $1.6M In Case Against LAPD

Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck disagrees with a jury who awarded a disabled man $1.6 million in damages in connection with a handcuffing incident that left the victim with permanent nerve damage.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/13/2012

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President Obama, VP Biden To Honor 2 LA Cops At White House Saturday

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will honor two LA police officers at a White House ceremony Saturday.

05/09/2012

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CBS2 Investigates Whether Husband Of High-Ranking City Official Received Preferential Treatment From LAPD

A CBS2 investigation reveals that the husband of a high-ranking City of L.A. official was given preferential treatment from the LAPD after his car was impounded.

04/20/2012

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Police Union Sues Over New LAPD Impound Policy For Unlicensed Drivers

The Los Angeles police officers’ union sued the city and Police Chief Charlie Beck this week over a new policy that allows some unlicensed drivers to keep their cars instead of having them impounded for 30 days.

04/19/2012

Tyler Brehm

Mayor, Police Chief Honor Officers Who Took Out Hollywood Shooter

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck honored the three police officers Friday who helped take down the Hollywood shooter last week.

12/16/2011

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Villaraigosa Orders Occupy Protesters To Leave City Hall By Monday

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is evicting the Occupy L.A. protesters from the City Hall lawn, ordering them to move by Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/25/2011

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Villaraigosa Blasts State’s Plan To Transfer Inmates To LA

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa joined city officials in speaking out against California’s plan to move state prisoners to local jails to relieve overcrowding.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–10/03/2011

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LA Controller Reveals Highest Paid City Officials

The General Manager of the Los Angeles World Airports, Gina Marie Lindsey, was the highest paid city employee, earning an annual salary of $326,856. Police Chief Charlie Beck was a near second, earning $307,291 per year.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/16/2011

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Police Chief Reports Attacks On LAPD Officers Up 42 Percent From Last Year

Attacks on police officers have increased dramatically, both nationally and locally, and some LAPD officers think they can explain the trend.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–06/29/2011

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