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PropertyRoom.com Awards Scholarship Grant for Law Enforcement Education

Online auction site PropertyRoom.com recently awarded the 3rd Annual Chief Daryl Gates Memorial Educational Scholarship Grant at the 2016 California Association of Property & Evidence (C.A.P.E) Training Seminar.

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In Praise of Straight-Shooting Brass

"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

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

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

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

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.

LAPD Chief and SWAT Pioneer Daryl Gates Dies

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.

Chief Gates Speaks About His Legacy In 2009 Interview

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's Chief Gates on Creation of SWAT

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.

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Daryl Gates and the Origins of LAPD SWAT

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.

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