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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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October 7, 2009 | Anthony Pesce
After her son was shot and killed Sept. 20, Kathryn Harris was so consumed with grief she did not eat for days. "My arms and fingers are starting to take on a skeletal appearance," she said. "I can't eat and I can't sleep. And I cry." Kevin Harris, 21, had been sitting in his parked car in front of a music studio on the 3300 block of West 118th Place in Inglewood when he was fatally wounded, authorities said. He was pronounced dead at a hospital about 40 minutes after the 8 p.m. shooting.
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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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November 12, 1989 | Marc Lacey
Police departments eager to reach young people have traditionally sponsored athletic leagues or anti-drug programs for kids: a basketball game at a neighborhood court with a few officers as coaches or an in-school lecture by a uniformed police official. Reuben Taylor, a crime prevention officer at the Inglewood Police Department, thought that wasn't enough. What about those not interested in sports, he asked. Or the free time kids have after school?
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August 23, 2001 | STEVE BERRY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For nearly six years, the Inglewood Police Department's investigation of the rape and assault of a 14-year-old girl was virtually dormant. Detectives followed all their leads and collected DNA evidence, yet they could not make any arrests, Lt. Eve R. Irvine said. But earlier this week, a new $50-million state program produced a breakthrough in the case, she said. Using the new funds, the Los Angeles County Sheriff Department's forensic lab found a match with a registered sex offender.
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November 23, 1991 | HENRY WEINSTEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two Los Angeles boys were awarded $2.2 million in damages Friday by a Los Angeles jury that decided an Inglewood police officer violated their father's civil rights when they shot and killed him in a park 3 1/2 years ago. The federal court jury also awarded $550,000 in damages to Pearl Boylan, the boys' grandmother and mother of Samuel Covin Jr., the man who was killed. Civil rights lawyers said the total award of $2.
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