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February 12, 2000 | JIM NEWTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Los Angeles Police Commission's inspector general has concluded that police officers who shot and killed homeless woman Margaret Mitchell violated the LAPD's rules on shootings, a determination that contradicts Police Chief Bernard C. Parks' findings and threatens to ratchet up a building conflict between the chief and his civilian bosses.
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February 12, 2000 | JIM NEWTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Los Angeles Police Commission's inspector general has concluded that police officers who shot and killed homeless woman Margaret Mitchell violated the LAPD's rules on shootings, a determination that contradicts Police Chief Bernard C. Parks' findings and threatens to ratchet up a building conflict between the chief and his civilian bosses.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 25, 2003 | Patrick McGreevy, Times Staff Writer
City Councilman Jack Weiss and former LAPD inspector general Jeff Eglash on Monday proposed reforms to boost the power and independence of the police watchdog's office, including a recommendation that it report periodically to the City Council.
OPINION
March 3, 2003 | Erwin Chemerinsky and Constance L. Rice, Erwin Chemerinsky is a professor of law and political science at USC. Constance L. Rice is a civil rights attorney.
The truth about the LAPD's Rampart corruption scandal never has been learned. How many officers engaged in illegal activity or facilitated it with their silence? How high up did the scandal extend within the Police Department? Did other anti-gang units also routinely plant evidence or lie in court? What happened to honest officers who early on blew the whistle on "gangster cops"? And why has there been no coherent account of what happened?
BUSINESS
October 9, 1997 | KAREN KAPLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A federal grand jury in Los Angeles Wednesday indicted four people on charges of selling substandard semiconductors to the federal government and to government contractors, including Boeing Co., Lockheed Martin Corp. and Allied-Signal Aerospace. The individuals named in the indictment were connected with Solid State Devices Inc. of La Mirada and Unisem International of Santa Fe Springs.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 25, 2002 | Matt Lait and Scott Glover, Times Staff Writers
Jeffrey C. Eglash, the Los Angeles Police Commission's inspector general, said Thursday that he has accepted an offer to work for a private law firm and will resign from his civilian watchdog position by the end of November.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 17, 2004 | Richard Winton, Times Staff Writer
One uniformed deputy had a tryst in his squad car with an exotic dancer. Another was so smitten with a woman that he followed her to her home in Orange County, talked his way inside, tried to rub her back, gave her his telephone number and then left. Then there is the team of deputies who chased a man into the San Gabriel River, shot him with soft bullets and when he refused to surrender, waited for three hours. The suspect drowned.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 29, 2003 | Andrew Blankstein and Richard Winton, Times Staff Writers
Real estate developer Rick Caruso steps down today after serving two years as president of the Los Angeles Police Commission, which he helped reshape from a department rubber stamp to a more independent panel that denied former LAPD Chief Bernard C. Parks a second term. "Before, we had a police commission that did the chief's bidding," said Joe Gunn, retired commission executive director.
NEWS
August 15, 2000 | JIM NEWTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The high-level Los Angeles negotiating team working to head off a lawsuit by an increasingly exasperated U.S. Justice Department today will present the City Council with a proposal committing the city to major police reforms--including a revamping of internal investigations and the addition of new powers to the department's civilian overseers.
NEWS
May 6, 2000 | JIM NEWTON SCOTT GLOVER and MATT LAIT, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
As search warrants were served on the homes of more than a dozen Los Angeles police officers linked to an ongoing criminal corruption probe, sources said Friday that federal authorities are prepared to bring a civil rights lawsuit against the LAPD unless the city and the department agree to a host of reforms. U.S.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 28, 2009 | Maeve Reston
When four of the candidates running for Los Angeles city attorney recently debated on the home turf of their chief opponent, City Councilman Jack Weiss, there was no question about whom they were targeting -- or the level of animosity that simmers among some of Weiss' Westside constituents.
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