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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.

New Houston Chief Is 'Walking Into a Minefield'

April 15, 2010
Houston Police Chief Charles McClelland arrived at the department today for the first time as the new chief, after a badge-pinning ceremony on Wednesday.

Houston Chief McClelland's First Day As Top Cop

April 15, 2010

New Houston Police Chief Charles McClelland, on his first day as top cop, gives an abbreviated view of what he wants for an agency that protects and serves the nation's fourth largest city.

Former NYC Top Cop Kerik Gets Four Years In Prison

February 18, 2010
Bernard Kerik, who led the NYPD during one of its most challenging periods, has been sentenced to four years in prison for his role in a corruption scandal that tarnished the legacy of the one-time Sept. 11 hero.

External Pick for Long Beach (Calif.) PD Chief Causes Controversy

February 4, 2010
At the announcement of Long Beach, Calif.'s newest police chief, Jim McDonnell said he plans to focus on budget issues and fighting gang crime. But many on the department are more concerned with the fact that the former LAPD veteran of more than 30 years was chosen over internal candidates, including all of LBPD's deputy chiefs.

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.

Top 10 Law Enforcement Stories of 2009

December 30, 2009
Which stories will make the PoliceMag.com list of the top LE stories of 2009? You can bet you'll find President Obama on this list.

High-Profile Big-City Chiefs Depart In 2009

December 16, 2009
Next year 10 of the nation's most populous cities will have new chiefs — Atlanta, Dallas, Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, Oakland, San Francisco, Seattle, and Tampa.

Houston Mayor Promises New Chief

December 14, 2009
Mayor-elect Annise Parker will likely replace Chief Harold Hurtt. The new mayor has said she would like to modernize the department with new technology and a decentralized policing style used in New York and Los Angeles for the nation's fourth largest city.

Tampa Police Chief Jane Castor

December 4, 2009

Jane Castor takes over as Tampa's first female police chief, replacing retiring Chief Steve Hogue. Castor is currently the assistant chief of operations and has been with the Tampa Police Department for 25 years. Castor has held many positions in several areas of the department including patrol, narcotics, family violence and sex crimes, and criminal intelligence.

Embattled Atlanta Chief Announces Resignation

November 25, 2009
Embattled Atlanta Police Chief Richard Pennington confirmed Tuesday what has been widely reported, announcing his resignation, effective at the end of the year.

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.
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