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May 13, 1992 | RONALD J. OSTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Hubert Williams, named second-in-command of the probe into the Los Angeles Police Department's handling of the riots, heads the Police Foundation, a Washington think tank with a reputation for spawning innovative, progressive policing. Williams, 52, came to the post in 1985 after advancing in 12 years from a beat cop in the Newark, N.J., force to the department's police director, a job he held for 11 years.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 10, 1992 | RICH CONNELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A meeting called to discuss police responses to the Los Angeles riots degenerated quickly into a series of bitter shouting matches Wednesday night as activists seized the opportunity to promote their own disparate causes. The first to grab the floor was Joey Johnson, a leader of the Revolutionary Communist Brigade, who denounced the panel created by the Los Angeles Police Commission last May after the worst civil disturbance in the nation's history.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 10, 1992 | RICH CONNELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A meeting called to discuss police responses to the Los Angeles riots degenerated quickly into a series of bitter shouting matches Wednesday night as activists seized the opportunity to promote their own disparate causes. The first to grab the floor was Joey Johnson, a leader of the Revolutionary Communist Brigade, who denounced the panel created by the Los Angeles Police Commission last May after the worst civil disturbance in the nation's history.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 28, 1992 | LESLIE BERGER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As part of its broad inquiry into the Los Angeles Police Department's handling of the riots, a special panel has conducted a detailed telephone survey in which a majority of participants blamed the civil unrest on underlying racial tension and economic conditions rather than the verdicts in the Rodney G. King beating case.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 21, 1992 | RICH CONNELL and LAURIE BECKLUND, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
A blue-ribbon panel pivotal to the highly charged selection of Los Angeles Police Chief Daryl F. Gates' successor was announced Thursday, reflecting a mix of law enforcement experience, cultural diversity and political activism. The committee will conduct interviews and produce a final list of six candidates to lead the embattled Police Department through a critical period of change after the Rodney G. King controversy.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 28, 1992 | LESLIE BERGER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As part of its broad inquiry into the Los Angeles Police Department's handling of the riots, a special panel has conducted a detailed telephone survey in which a majority of participants blamed the civil unrest on underlying racial tension and economic conditions rather than the verdicts in the Rodney G. King beating case.
NEWS
May 12, 1992 | RICH CONNELL and TED ROHRLICH, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Former FBI Director William H. Webster was appointed Monday to direct an investigation of the Los Angeles Police Department's heavily criticized response to the rioting, looting and violence that swept large areas of the city after the verdicts in the Rodney King beating case. Webster, a former U.S.
NEWS
November 29, 1998 | MATT LAIT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When the men of the Los Angeles Police Department's most feared unit face off with an armed suspect, there are only two possible outcomes. "Either they give up or there's going to be a shooting. That's just the way it is," said Det. Brian Davis, a senior member of the unit. "What are you going to do? Wait for them to shoot you? You do that, and you'll be pushing up daisies."
NATIONAL
June 30, 2008 | Nicholas Riccardi, Times Staff Writer
Squeezed by soaring energy prices, governments around the nation are reacting just like consumers -- changing basic routines, and scrimping and saving in order to get by. The El Paso County Sheriff's Department in southeastern Colorado has ended car patrols of its 2,000-square-mile jurisdiction. One Ohio sheriff is putting his deputies into golf carts. Stillwater, Okla., has stopped mowing the grass on nearly half of its parkland. Cleveland is remapping its trash pickup routes to cut costs.
NEWS
February 8, 1985
The police director of Newark, N.J., Hubert Williams, has been named president of the Police Foundation, succeeding Patrick V. Murphy, who is resigning in May after heading the Washington-based nonprofit research organization for 12 years. Williams, 45, is the founding president of the National Organization for Black Law Enforcement Executives.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 13, 1992 | RONALD J. OSTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Hubert Williams, named second-in-command of the probe into the Los Angeles Police Department's handling of the riots, heads the Police Foundation, a Washington think tank with a reputation for spawning innovative, progressive policing. Williams, 52, came to the post in 1985 after advancing in 12 years from a beat cop in the Newark, N.J., force to the department's police director, a job he held for 11 years.
NEWS
May 12, 1992 | RICH CONNELL and TED ROHRLICH, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Former FBI Director William H. Webster was appointed Monday to direct an investigation of the Los Angeles Police Department's heavily criticized response to the rioting, looting and violence that swept large areas of the city after the verdicts in the Rodney King beating case. Webster, a former U.S.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 21, 1992 | RICH CONNELL and LAURIE BECKLUND, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
A blue-ribbon panel pivotal to the highly charged selection of Los Angeles Police Chief Daryl F. Gates' successor was announced Thursday, reflecting a mix of law enforcement experience, cultural diversity and political activism. The committee will conduct interviews and produce a final list of six candidates to lead the embattled Police Department through a critical period of change after the Rodney G. King controversy.
NEWS
August 5, 1988 | United Press International
Representatives of major law enforcement groups sharply criticized Bush Thursday for opposing legislation establishing a national seven-day waiting period on handgun sales to allow for background checks on purchasers. Bush, the unofficial Republican presidential nominee, and Dukakis also disagree on this subject.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 22, 1992
The home video that made Rodney G. King a household name set firmly into motion a broad and timely reform of the Los Angeles Police Department. Wednesday the second great chapter of that historic reform went public: the findings of the Webster Commission. The revolution began with the graphic images of four white police officers beating and kicking a black man.
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