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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.

New San Francisco Chief Sworn In

August 11, 2009
About a dozen city officials gathered in Mayor Gavin Newsom's office Friday afternoon to usher in what many hope will be a new era at the San Francisco Police Department with the swearing-in of George Gascón, the first outsider to take the helm in 30 years.

Bratton's Exit Poses a Major Challenge for LAPD

August 6, 2009
Chief William Bratton's announcement that he will leave the Los Angeles Police Department in the fall has surprised police and city leaders, who must replace a leader who bolstered a law enforcement agency reeling from the Rampart corruption scandal.

Chief Bratton Stepping Down from LAPD

August 5, 2009
William J. Bratton is expected to announce plans to resign as chief of the Los Angeles Police Department today to take over as head of a private security firm, sources have told The Los Angeles Times.

Virginia Chief Resigns After DUI Arrest

July 30, 2009
Alexandria Police Chief David Baker has resigned, following his DUI arrest almost a week ago, the Alexandria Gazette Packet reports.

Detroit Mayor Dismisses Police Chief

July 4, 2009

Detroit Mayor David Bing has fired the city's police chief, James Barren, who had been on the job less than a year, the Detroit Free Press reports. The move comes two days after the department acknowledged it undercounted 2008 homicides.

Mesa PD Picks Operations Commander As Interim Chief

June 30, 2009

The Mesa Police Department has picked Vicki Myers as its interim chief to replace George Gascon, who has taken the top job with the San Francisco Police Department, azfamily.com reports.

SF Hires Mesa Chief As Top Cop

June 17, 2009

Looking to bring new blood into the San Francisco Police Department, Mayor Gavin Newsom has reached outside the city and selected George Gascón, police chief of Mesa, Ariz., to replace outgoing Chief Heather Fong, the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

Westhampton Beach Village Chief Making $188,709 Wants a Raise

June 4, 2009

Westhampton Beach Police Chief Raymond Dean makes $188,709 a year, is given a car for his work and personal use, and he wants more, Newsday reports.

Councilman Proposes Rescinding Term Limits for LAPD Chief Bratton

March 26, 2009
Los Angeles City Councilman Herb Wesson called Wednesday for public hearings on whether to rescind the two-term limit for the city's police chief, a change that would allow William J. Bratton to serve as head of the Los Angeles Police Department until 2017.

Arkansas Police Chief Killed in Ice Storm Accident

January 29, 2009
Trumann Police Chief Larry Blagg, 39, was remembered Wednesday as a family man who went well beyond his duty, dying to protect people in the Poinsett County town. Blagg, a 17-year veteran of the department, was killed Tuesday night when a piece of a tree limb struck him on West Main Street.

Flint, Mich., Police Chief Faces U.S. Fraud Charge

January 24, 2009
Chief David Dicks was indicted Wednesday on a charge of fraudulently receiving more than $1,000 from an organization that gets federal money. Dicks is accused of receiving nearly $47,000 through a no-show job at a security company run by his father.

San Francisco Chief Announces Retirement

December 22, 2008
San Francisco Police Chief Heather Fong, who rose through the ranks to become the city's first female chief nearly five years ago, announced her retirement Saturday on a radio program hosted by Mayor Gavin Newsom.

S.C. Chief Proposes Incentive Pay for Officers to Move into Crime-Ridden Neighborhoods

December 18, 2008
Columbia Police Chief Tandy Carter wants to let officers take their cars home and to pay them up to $10,000 each to buy a house in one of the city’s most unsafe neighborhoods — and City Council members want to borrow money to pay for it.

Small Town Georgia Police Chief Dies in Wreck

December 3, 2008
The 32-year-old police chief of the small town of Nelson was killed Monday in a wreck being blamed on icy weather conditions.

Keeping up with Case Law

November 1, 2008

Much of what I learned in basic academy in the late 1960s is no longer good law. If I were still operating on the basis of 40-year-old understandings, I wouldn't be very effective.

Illinois Sheriff Goes to Jail, Voluntarily

August 22, 2008
Lake County, Ill., Sheriff Mark Curran said his goal is to talk to inmates so he can see the jail from their perspective. That way he can try to solve potential problems, such as safety issues, and better understand the inmate experience, he said.

S.F. Chief Admits that She Has Not Qualified with Duty Weapon in Years

June 5, 2008
San Francisco Police Chief Heather Fong has acknowledged that she has gone years without qualifying with her service pistol.

Suspect Nabbed in Michigan Deputy, Police Chief Shooting

April 18, 2008
Authorities captured a man Thursday who is accused of shooting and critically wounding the Capac, Mich., police chief, grazing a deputy and retreating into a house that was soon surrounded by officers. At some point, he slipped away on foot.
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