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September 17, 1997 | MATT LAIT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For Los Angeles police officers, the American dream can now be had for half price and $100 down. Under a federal program aimed at encouraging officers to buy homes in the city they protect and serve, officials Tuesday announced that hundreds of homes will be offered to LAPD officers at significantly discounted prices.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 19, 2001 | ZANTO PEABODY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Saying police officers should live in the communities they serve, Los Angeles mayoral candidate Xavier Becerra called Sunday for offering housing and utility assistance to officers who live in the city. "Part of the solution is more community policing--the community knowing police and police knowing the community," the Democratic congressman for Los Angeles said at a campaign appearance in Pacoima. "We want the next generation of police on the Eastside to be from the Eastside.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 25, 1998 | MATT LAIT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Los Angeles Police Commission today is set to approve an innovative loan program, which would provide financial incentives for LAPD officers who purchase homes in the city. The incentives, which also would be extended to firefighters and still must be approved by the City Council, involve virtually no risk to taxpayers. In fact, even if 100% of the loan recipients defaulted, the city only would be out $600,000.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 25, 1998 | MATT LAIT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Los Angeles Police Commission today is set to approve an innovative loan program, which would provide financial incentives for LAPD officers who purchase homes in the city. The incentives, which also would be extended to firefighters and still must be approved by the City Council, involve virtually no risk to taxpayers. In fact, even if 100% of the loan recipients defaulted, the city only would be out $600,000.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 7, 1997
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday rid itself of a house in Gorman that figured prominently in a $1-million sexual discrimination lawsuit settled by the county last year. The house--which had served as the home of sheriff's deputies stationed at the Gorman substation--became the focus of attention after Deputy Mark Suhr and his wife, Caryn, sued the Sheriff's Department for sexual discrimination.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 19, 2001 | ZANTO PEABODY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Saying police officers should live in the communities they serve, Los Angeles mayoral candidate Xavier Becerra called Sunday for offering housing and utility assistance to officers who live in the city. "Part of the solution is more community policing--the community knowing police and police knowing the community," the Democratic congressman for Los Angeles said at a campaign appearance in Pacoima. "We want the next generation of police on the Eastside to be from the Eastside.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 17, 1997 | MATT LAIT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For Los Angeles police officers, the American dream can now be had for half price and $100 down. Under a federal program aimed at encouraging officers to buy homes in the city they protect and serve, officials Tuesday announced that hundreds of homes will be offered to LAPD officers at significantly discounted prices.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 7, 1997
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday rid itself of a house in Gorman that figured prominently in a $1-million sexual discrimination lawsuit settled by the county last year. The house--which had served as the home of sheriff's deputies stationed at the Gorman substation--became the focus of attention after Deputy Mark Suhr and his wife, Caryn, sued the Sheriff's Department for sexual discrimination.
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