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L.A. Police Chief Says He Wants a Second Term

April 4, 2014
Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck declared Thursday his interest in serving a second term as the city's top cop, saying he would be "more than proud" to serve should officials make the offer.

LAPD Chief Defends Decision Not to Fire Officer

April 3, 2014
Police Chief Charlie Beck has defended his decision to overrule a disciplinary board’s recommendation to fire a police officer with close family ties to the department, denying favoritism played a role in his determination.

Chief Beck Reopens Dorner Firing Case

February 11, 2013
Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck announced Saturday that he was reopening the investigation into the firing of Christopher Jordan Dorner from the police department, the event that apparently sparked his vengeful campaign.

LAPD Chief To Ex-Cop: 'No One Else Needs To Die'

February 7, 2013
Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck urged a former LAPD cop suspected of killing 3 people, including a Riverside Police officer, and wounding several others, to turn himself in.

Law Enforcement Divided On Assault Weapons Ban

January 31, 2013
Several law enforcement groups and leaders of mostly urban agencies have endorsed U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein's Assault Weapons Ban of 2013, and have claimed regulation of these firearms will enhance public and officer safety.

LAPD Chief Warns About Layoffs

November 9, 2012
Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck on Thursday warned that police officers will be in danger of layoffs unless the city proceeds with a half-cent sales tax hike planned for the March 5 ballot.

LAPD Won't Turn Over Some Illegals, Chief Says

October 5, 2012
The Los Angeles Police Department will refuse to turn over some arrestees to federal immigration authorities under a new policy announced Thursday by Chief Charlie Beck.

Demoted LAPD Capt. Files Harassment Claim Against Chief

September 5, 2012
The Los Angeles Police Department commander who was demoted for his handling of the rough arrest of a nurse in Tujunga has filed a harassment claim against Police Chief Charlie Beck.

Police Commission Backs LAPD Chief's New Impound Policy

February 28, 2012
The Los Angeles Police Commission Tuesday endorsed Chief Charlie Beck's new impound policy that would return vehicles to unlicensed drivers sooner than the state-mandated 30 days.

LAPD Chief Supports Driver's Licenses For Illegal Immigrants

February 23, 2012
Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck told the Los Angeles Times he supports giving driver's licenses to illegal immigrants as a way to increase safety on the roads.

Police Commission Delays LAPD's 'Illegal' Impound Policy

February 14, 2012
The Los Angeles Police Commission has tabled Chief Charlie Beck's new vehicle impound policy that has been declared illegal by the state's legal counsel and drawn the ire of the police union.

LAPD's Chief Defends Impound Policy

February 3, 2012
Under fire from city officials and conservative activists, Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck on Thursday defended his controversial plan to stop the immediate impounding of vehicles of unlicensed drivers.

LAPD Chief Beck Vows to Better Train Officers on Cyclist Rights

February 25, 2010
Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck told a group of bicycle advocates that department-wide training would be implemented to highlight the rights of bicyclists on the road and ensure that officers know how to deal with incidents involving bikes.

LAPD Chief Cuts OT, Moves Specialized Officers to Patrol

February 18, 2010
To achieve an 8 percent cut in the Los Angeles police workforce, Chief Charlie Beck moved 350 officers from specialized units to patrol duty around the city.

LAPD's Patrol Car Video Plan Hits Snag

February 3, 2010
A plan to add video cameras to the Los Angeles Police Department's 1,200-vehicle patrol car fleet has been delayed because of problems integrating the cameras with the in-car computers.

LAPD Chief Charlie Beck

January 13, 2010

After taking over the nation's third largest police force, new LAPD Chief Charlie Beck spoke to POLICE Magazine about following Chief Bill Bratton, being known as a "cop's cop," and maintaining a falling crime rate amid pending budget cuts. He speaks specifically about how he'll improve the work lives of patrol officers and whether he'll allow officers to shoot at moving vehicles or approve a heavier flashlight or 1911 pistol for duty.

New LAPD Chief Shakes Up Command Staff

November 25, 2009
New Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck has promoted and demoted each of the two men who were finalists for the job he won, as well as making a litany of other changes to the department's command staff during his first week on the job.

Charlie Beck Sworn In As New LAPD Chief

November 17, 2009
The Los Angeles City Council has confirmed Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's pick of Charlie Beck to take the nation's third largest police force, the Los Angeles Times reports.

New LAPD Chief Says He Will Focus on Rank-and-File Officers

November 5, 2009
For a man widely seen as the disciple of just-exited LAPD Chief William J. Bratton, Charlie Beck on Wednesday exhibited some notable contrasts in style and strategy from the man he was tapped to replace.

Los Angeles Mayor Picks Charlie Beck As New Chief

November 3, 2009
Choosing from a trio of finalists, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has selected Charlie Beck, a deputy chief within the Los Angeles Police Department, as its new chief, the Los Angeles Times reports.
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