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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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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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June 11, 1989 | JAMES RAINEY, Times Staff Writer
Inglewood police were still searching Saturday for a 19-year-old man described as "armed and extremely dangerous" who they said is the suspect in the rape and shooting one week ago of a 14-year-old girl, her mother and another woman, who died two days after the attack. The mother and daughter, who are still in a hospital, told police that their attacker is a youth they had seen hanging out near their home on Doty Avenue. Police identified the suspect as J. C. Metoyer, who goes by the nicknames "Man Man" and "May May."
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