LAPD Chief Charlie Beck Retires; Michel Moore Sworn InThere has been a changing of the guard at the Los Angeles Police Department, which on Wednesday bid farewell to its chief, then immediately greeted its newly sworn-in chief.
As Search For New LAPD Chief Gets Down To 3 Finalists, Police Union Says They Need Someone Who Will Address MoraleThe race to replace Chief Charlie Beck as head of the country's third largest police department has come down to three people, but whoever gets the post has a lot of work ahead of them.
LAPD Chief: More Cadets Were Aware Of Squad Car, Equipment TheftsMore juvenile cadets than the seven already arrested for their roles in stealing three police cars may have had knowledge or involvement in the scheme, Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck said Tuesday.
LAPD Chief Beck Explains His Love For MotocrossWhen Chief Beck sat down with CBSLA’s Pat Harvey last month, he talked about his lifelong love of motocross. It was still a small, specialty sport when he was growing up in Long Beach in the 1960s and 70s.
LAPD Releases Security Video Leading Up To Deadly Police Shooting Of Carnell SnellThe police chief says Snell had a gun in his hand and pointed it at officers before they shot and killed him.
Only On CBS2: LAPD Chief Beck Talks About 'The Reverence For Human Life'"When I see things that aren’t right, when the officers acted inappropriately then I take the right action," Beck says.
Black Lives Matter Petition Calling For Firing Of LAPD Chief Beck Delivered To LA MayorBlack Lives Matter activists have delivered thousands of signatures on a petition calling for the firing of Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck.
Federal Lawsuit Filed Against Chief Beck Over LAPD Officer-Discipline ProtocolThe Los Angeles Police Protective League says it's filing the lawsuit in response to stop what it calls Beck's "corrupt influence" within the department.
KCAL9 Talks To Founder Of The #BlackLivesMatter MovementWhile black males make up only about 6 percent of the US population, they accounted for 40 percent of the unarmed men shot to death by police last year, according to the Washington Post.
LAPD Chief Calls For Prosecution Of Officer In Shooting Of Venice Homeless ManLAPD Chief Charlie Beck wants a police officer who shot and killed an unarmed homeless man in Venice to be criminally prosecuted for what’s been ruled an out-of-policy shooting.
LAPD Chief Beck Hears From San Pedro Residents Fed Up With Rising Crime"We cannot police this city properly with the level of cops we have. We need to hire more police officers," Beck said.
Gangs Blamed For Rise In Violent Crime Throughout Los AngelesCrime is up across the board in the nation's second-largest city.
LAPD Chief Responds To Investigation Into Stray-Bullet Shooting In Culver CityA gun was found in the hallway of an apartment complex in Culver City and a bullet lodged in the wall of a nearby apartment.
LA Mayor: Being Mobbed By Rowdy Crowd 'Part Of The Job'"Sometimes people scream, sometimes people shout. I'm just going to continue doing the work that I was elected to do," Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said in response to being mobbed by members of the activist group Black Lives Matter during a town hall meeting in Jefferson Park Monday night.
City Leaders Say It's Time To Take Stand Against Increasing Violence In Los AngelesThe city has added 200 officers to the area as well as gang reduction and youth development teams.