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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.

Four Vie to Replace Timoney as Miami Police Chief

November 17, 2009
Miami City Manager Pete Hernandez will interview four candidates early this week to replace outgoing Miami Police Chief John Timoney, with a final decision expected by week's end.

Miami Chief Resigns, Lower Morale Cited

November 11, 2009
The Miami-Dade Police Department will soon have a new leader, as John Timoney announced his resignation prior to the swearing in of Mayor Tomas Regalado, who has called for his ouster, the Miami Herald reports.

Municipal Surveillance Lessons For LE

November 10, 2009
Municipal surveillance enabled by CCTV cameras, fingerprint readers and fiber-optics systems are helping two Texas law enforcement agencies identify suspects while solving crimes.

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.

Three Insiders Being Considered for LAPD Chief

October 29, 2009
The Los Angeles Police Commission forwarded to Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa on Tuesday the names of three finalists to become the next police chief — a list that contained no women or minorities, but sparked little initial criticism.

Man Pulls Gun on Detroit's Top Cop and Takes a Bullet

October 29, 2009
A 27-year-old man who drew a gun as he ran from Detroit Police Chief Warren Evans and two police officers was shot and injured Wednesday night on the city’s north side.

Bernard Kerik Trial Set For Early November

October 26, 2009
A judge has set a date of Nov. 9 for the commencement of the trial of former New York Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik, who has also been jailed for allegedly leaking sealed information, the New York Times reports.

Oakland Swears In New Chief Batts

October 20, 2009
Oakland Mayor Ron Dellums will swear in the city's new police chief at the City Council meeting today, SFGate.com reports. Anthony Batts, 49, formerly the police chief in Long Beach, replaces Wayne Tucker, who retired in February.

NYPD Confidential

October 15, 2009

In his book, Leonard Levitt examines the lines of power that often result in the NYPD's police commissioner and mayor duking it out for "publicity, credit and power." Levitt's "NYPD Confidential: Power and Corruption In the Country's Greatest Police Force" is based in his experiences covering the department as a columnist for Newsday. In the book, he covers the high and low points of the administrations of William Bratton, Howard Safir, Bernie Kerik and current commissioner Ray Kelly.

Officer Turnover, Texas City's Growth Challenge New Police Chief

October 15, 2009
When Michael McConnell steps in as the fifth police chief of Horizon City, Texas, in two years, he will inherit a department grappling with an increase in calls for service and a staff saddled with high turnover.

Tampa Names Florida's First Female, Openly Lesbian Chief

September 17, 2009
The pioneering Jane Castor, 49, rose through the ranks of the department, where she has worked various assignments including patrol, narcotics, family violence and sex crimes, and criminal intelligence.

Exclusive: New Oakland Chief Outlines Improvement Plan

September 15, 2009
On the eve of taking over as the Oakland Police Department's top cop, Anthony Batts told POLICE Magazine the department needs technological modernization, better crime statistics and a nudge to heal from the loss of four officers killed by a desperate parolee in March.

Oakland Chief Tony Batts

September 14, 2009

Anthony Batts, who was picked to lead the Oakland (Calif.) PD, spoke with POLICE Magazine about his plan to upgrade technology, improve patrol morale, and bring additional resources to a department facing budget cuts and the grief from the loss of four officers killed pursuing a desperate parolee. Batts arrives from Long Beach, Calif., a city with similar demographics, where crime fell in six of his seven years as chief.

Search for New LAPD Chief May Continue Beyond Oct. 31

August 27, 2009
Antonio Villaraigosa may name an interim chief or leave the post vacant for several weeks following Bratton's departure. As many as 11 internal candidates have applied for the job.

New Detroit Chief Must Tame Scandal-Plagued City

August 13, 2009
Detroit Police Chief Warren Evans, the former Wayne County Sheriff, has pledged to bring order to Detroit streets he calls the "wild wild West," the Associated Press reports in a feature.

Retiring LAPD Chief Has Book Deal

August 13, 2009
William Bratton, who has said he will retire as chief of the Los Angeles Police Department in September, is working on a book for Random House"about the importance of people and organizations working well with others," has has told the Associated Press.

Oakland Taps Long Beach Chief to Lead Department

August 12, 2009
Long Beach police Chief Anthony Batts will take over the Oakland Police Department in September, the MercuryNews.com reports.
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