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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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August 13, 2002 | STEVE BERRY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A judge Monday blocked the city of Inglewood from punishing two police officers for their alleged involvement in the July 6 beating of 16-year-old Donovan Jackson. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Bob Hight issued a temporary restraining order prohibiting city officials from taking actions against Officers Bijan Darvish and Antoine Crook. Last week, another judge issued a similar order forbidding the city from firing Officer Jeremy J.
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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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February 16, 2003 | Li Fellers, Times Staff Writer
Mystery still hides the identity of a woman whose nude torso, arms and legs were discovered in two Inglewood alleys last July. Her head, hands and knees are still missing. The body parts were dumped over a two-day period in alleys that are just a few blocks apart. "It's pretty horrific," said Inglewood homicide Det. Stephen Seyler, the lead investigator in the case. In his 20 years at the department, he's never seen anything like it, Seyler said.
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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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January 20, 2008 | Victoria Kim, Times Staff Writer
Few in Inglewood had heard of Jacqueline Seabrooks or knew anything about the new police chief. After the City Council interviewed three finalists and then announced the appointment, Inglewood police officers and residents wondered how the new boss would adjust. After all, Seabrooks, 45, is a 26-year police veteran of Santa Monica, a city that had two homicides in 2006; Inglewood had 36.
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