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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 18, 1991
A special City Council committee on the Christopher Commission report will begin a series of public hearings this week on six key recommendations for eliminating brutality and racism from the Los Angeles Police Department. The ad hoc committee's first hearing, scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday at City Hall, will deal with a Christopher Commission recommendation that the Police Department expand its community-based policing efforts. Witnesses expected to testify include state Sen.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 18, 1991
A special City Council committee on the Christopher Commission report will begin a series of public hearings this week on six key recommendations for eliminating brutality and racism from the Los Angeles Police Department. The ad hoc committee's first hearing, scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday at City Hall, will deal with a Christopher Commission recommendation that the Police Department expand its community-based policing efforts. Witnesses expected to testify include state Sen.
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NEWS
May 8, 1991
The Independent Commission on the Los Angeles Police Department will hold its second public hearing tonight at 7 p.m. in the auditorium of the Golden State Mutual Life Insurance Company, 1999 W. Adams Blvd., in the Mid-City area.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 8, 1992
The Times and Shaw deserve congratulations on Shaw's exhaustive series. Perhaps no other newspaper would have the courage to print such articles which were not only critical of part of its own coverage but were complimentary of the excellent coverage of two of its print competitors--the Los Angeles Daily News and the Los Angeles Weekly. There is, however, a serious error in your May 27 article. That article stated that "the 'independent' Christopher Commission . . .
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 1, 1993
The Los Angeles Police Commission has approved the installation of mounted video cameras in seven patrol cars as part of a three-month pilot program aimed at documenting arrests. The $68,000 program, which must get final approval from the City Council, was proposed by the Independent Commission on the Los Angeles Police Department as a method to reduce claims of excessive force.
NEWS
May 11, 1992
The following sources were used in putting together this special section. California Assn. of Realtors California Dept. of Finance California Employment Development Dept. Community Redevelopment Agency of Los Angeles Economic Development Corp. of Los Angeles County Los Angeles Police Department Los Angeles City Planning Dept. Los Angeles Times History Center Southern Calif. Assn. of Governments Characteristics of the South and East Los Angeles Areas, U.S. Bureau of the Census, 1965.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 31, 1991
The citizens panel appointed by Los Angeles County Sheriff Sherman Block to examine his department in the wake of deeply troubling allegations is quickly losing any appearance of independence and thus any claim to credibility. The panel has decided to allow Block to attend every session.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 13, 1991
Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley and Police Chief Daryl F. Gates have said that for the good of the city they will tone down the rhetoric stemming from the videotaped beating of Rodney King. That's a good idea, which people pushing two very different recall moves--one against the mayor and the other against the police chief--also should heed. The Police Protective League's president, Lt.
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April 27, 1991 | LESLIE BERGER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Four Foothill Division police officers indicted in the Rodney G. King beating are expected to file suit in an attempt to block the commission investigating the Los Angeles Police Department from obtaining their personnel files, attorneys in the case said Friday. The Independent Commission on the Los Angeles Police Department has asked for more than 1 million pages of documents as part of its unprecedented review of police brutality, including use-of-force reports and officers' personnel files.
NEWS
July 10, 1991 | The following are members of the Independent Commission on the Los Angeles Police Department, which was charged with investigating the LAPD in the wake of the police beating of Rodney G. King
Who: Warren Christopher, chairman. Position: Chairman, law firm of O'Melveny & Myers. Background: Deputy secretary of state under President Jimmy Carter, deputy attorney general under President Lyndon B. Johnson, vice chairman of the McCone Commission, which investigated the Watts riots. Active in Democratic politics. Who: John A. Arguelles, vice chairman. Position: With Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher Newport Beach office. Background: Retired California Supreme Court justice.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 27, 2011 | By Maria Hsin, Los Angeles Times
As Burbank moves to increase oversight of its Police Department, which is under federal investigation of allegations of officer misconduct and excessive use of force, transparency has emerged as a key part of its strategy. At a joint meeting last week with the Police Commission, Burbank City Council members endorsed bringing on two outside consultants to monitor the internal affairs of the department and make their assessments and reports public. The Police Commission still must hammer out the contract details for the two consultants — Michael Gennaco, who heads the Los Angeles County Office of Independent Review, and Robert Corbin, an attorney who was staff counsel to the Independent Commission on the Los Angeles Police Department.
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