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In Praise of Straight-Shooting Brass

June 19, 2013
"I suspect the only reason 110 rounds was all that was fired was that's all the ammunition they had," Sheriff Grady Judd responded. "We were not going to take any chance of him shooting back."

Dreams, Schemes, and Other Interesting Things

November 16, 2012
Recently, I had a dream in which I was once again working patrol. But rather than writing or dictating our reports, we were drawing them.

LAPD Unveils Chief Gates Sculpture at Academy

August 31, 2011
Earlier this month, the Los Angeles Police Department unveiled a sculpture of former Chief Daryl F. Gates at the Police Academy. Hundreds of active and retired LAPD officers attended the unveiling.

SWAT Pioneers Led the Way

September 28, 2010
As anyone in SWAT knows, such reputations are the result of dedication, professionalism and sound leadership. Specifically, the early leadership of Ron McCarthy (LAPD SWAT senior sergeant) and John Kolman (LASD SWAT commander/lieutenant).

Thousands Mourn Former LAPD Chief Gates

April 28, 2010
Thousands of officers and well-wishers showed up to watch the processional memorial service on Tuesday, as eulogizers spoke about the impact former LAPD Chief Daryl Gates had on the city and department.

Chief Gates Speaks About His Legacy In 2009 Interview

April 16, 2010
Former LAPD Chief Daryl Gates talks about the Rodney King incident, the consent decree, police-chief politics, his decision to eliminate hats, and his comment about the carotid restraint during a May 2009 interview with Los Angeles Times columnist Patt Morrison.

LAPD Chief and SWAT Pioneer Daryl Gates Dies

April 16, 2010
Former LAPD Chief Daryl Gates, who organized the first police SWAT unit and led the department during the Rodney King incident and riots that followed, has died at the age of 83.

Daryl Gates and the Origins of LAPD SWAT

April 16, 2010
He may not have invented SWAT. Yet Gates was intricately involved in its creation, and like all great leaders in organizations who are presented with a great idea, he provided the push needed to get it implemented.

LAPD's Chief Gates on Creation of SWAT

April 16, 2010

Former LAPD Chief Daryl Gates discusses the founding of SWAT, as a result of lessons learned by the Watts riots of the 1960s in this clip that appeared in "Police Quest: SWAT 2," a series of PC-based video games bearing his name from the 1990s.

Los Angeles Police Historical Society Honored at Dinner

October 14, 2009
The LAPHS was honored by the SDPHS for its assistance in opening the San Diego Police Museum. The museum at 4710 College Ave. in San Diego opened last December in a renovated branch library building that had been acquire by the San Diego PD.

Rethinking D.A.R.E.

August 31, 2009

For some of the kids in the D.A.R.E. program, the D.A.R.E. officer is the only adult that they can really talk to.

The State of American Law Enforcement - SWAT: Breaking the Mold

August 1, 2008

LAPD brass is still trying to mold SWAT into a softer, gentler special unit that won't offend the politically correct sensibilities of community activists. But now for one of the few times in its distinguished history, SWAT is actually vulnerable to such pressure.

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