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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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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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September 2, 2008 | Jason Song and Ruben Vives, Times Staff Writers
Civil rights activists alarmed by the fourth officer-involved fatal shooting in Inglewood since May called Monday for congressional and local inquiries into the use-of-force policies of the Inglewood Police Department. A day after police fatally shot Eddie Felix Franco, a 56-year-old homeless man who was carrying what appeared to be a gun in his waistband, police and city officials refused to disclose details of the Sunday afternoon confrontation. A man sitting in a nearby car was wounded.
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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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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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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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