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September 15, 1994 | JON GARCIA, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The Inglewood Police Department is going back to school to get reacquainted with the city's neighborhoods. Using $1 million from a federal grant, the city hired nine police officers to spearhead a community policing program based in the city's elementary schools. The first of four public safety centers opened Saturday at Oak Street Elementary School. The program is designed to complement and enforce neighborhood watch programs, said Councilman Jose Fernandez.
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January 5, 1995 | BRIAN DALY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and the Inglewood and Redondo Beach police departments have been authorized to hire 56 officers this year using federal grants of more than $4.2 million. The money is expected under President Clinton's Cops Ahead program, which has given approval for 105 cities and counties in California to add 480 law enforcement officers. The Sheriff's Department plans to hire 49 officers with its $3.6- million share over three years.
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March 8, 2005 | David Rosenzweig, Times Staff Writer
The parents of a black teenager whose beating by Inglewood police officers was videotaped and broadcast on television worldwide have agreed to a tentative settlement of their federal civil rights suit against the city and county, a defense attorney said Monday. Albert DeBlanc Jr., who represents Inglewood, said that Donovan Jackson and his family would receive a monetary award but declined to say how much.
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July 26, 2008 | Ari B. Bloomekatz and Joanna Lin, Times Staff Writers
State and federal officials on Friday called for additional investigations of the Inglewood Police Department after this week's fatal officer-involved shooting, the third such incident in the last three months. Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Los Angeles) said in a statement that she planned to call for a federal probe at a news conference Monday at City Hall. The state Legislative Black Caucus also called for California Atty. Gen.
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January 18, 1990 | MARC LACEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An upswing in gang violence and drug dealing caused Inglewood's murder rate to rise 50% last year, making 1989 the second-deadliest year in the city's history, according to year-end estimates released by the Inglewood Police Department. Police reported 46 murders in Inglewood last year, compared to the record 55 reported in 1980.
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November 27, 2002 | Steve Berry, Times Staff Writer
Rejecting defense claims that prosecutors withheld crucial evidence from the grand jury, a judge Tuesday refused to dismiss an indictment against an Inglewood police officer charged in connection with the alleged beating of a youth during a videotaped arrest in July. A lawyer for Officer Bijan Darvish, who has been charged with filing a false police report about how his partner, former Officer Jeremy J.
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May 18, 1989 | ADRIANNE GOODMAN, Times Staff Writer
Civic pride is on the upsurge in Inglewood this week, after city officials brought the prestigious All-America City Award home to the self-proclaimed "City of Champions." Inglewood won the award, given annually by the National Civic League, after a grueling two-day competition in Chicago, emerging as one of 10 winning cities from a field that originally included 109 applicants. At Inglewood City Hall, hopes are high that the award will go a long way toward polishing the city's image.
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May 18, 2009 | Corina Knoll and David Zahniser
Inglewood police shot and killed a man who allegedly brandished a weapon early Sunday while officers were attempting to break up a birthday party, authorities said. The shooting was the latest deadly incident involving Inglewood's Police Department, which is under investigation by two outside agencies, including the U.S. Department of Justice, over its use of deadly force. Police said officers responded to reports of a fight shortly after 12:45 a.m. in the 800 block of South Osage Avenue.
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August 29, 2002 | ANNA GORMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A judge lifted a temporary restraining order against the Inglewood Police Department on Wednesday, clearing the way for Officer Jeremy Morse to be fired for his conduct during a videotaped beating of a handcuffed 16-year-old. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Lois A. Smaltz ruled that the department had not violated Morse's civil rights during its internal investigation of the July 6 incident.
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