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May 11, 1995 | K. CONNIE KANG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
To lure Asian Americans to work for the Los Angeles Police Department, the city began its first recruitment campaign Wednesday by sending out the word in eight languages that the force welcomes them. "Only 4.5% of the officers are Asian," Faye Washington, general manager of the city Personnel Department, said at a news conference at the Police Academy.
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August 13, 1996 | JOHN GONZALES and JULIE TAMAKI, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
As the Antelope Valley grapples with a rash of race-related attacks, the Sheriff's Department says union seniority requirements make it difficult to assign more minority deputies to the troubled area. The department's problem exemplifies obstacles encountered in implementing recommendations by the county Human Relations Commission more than a year ago to lower racial tensions in the High Desert suburbs, a region of dramatic demographic shifts.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 13, 1996 | JOHN GONZALES and JULIE TAMAKI, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
As the Antelope Valley grapples with a rash of race-related attacks, the Sheriff's Department says union seniority requirements make it difficult to assign more minority deputies to the troubled area. The department's problem exemplifies obstacles encountered in implementing recommendations by the county Human Relations Commission more than a year ago to lower racial tensions in the High Desert suburbs, a region of dramatic demographic shifts.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 8, 1996 | JOHN GONZALES and JULIE TAMAKI, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
As the Antelope Valley grapples with a rash of race-related attacks, the Sheriff's Department says union seniority requirements make it difficult to assign more minority deputies to the troubled area. The department's problem exemplifies obstacles encountered in implementing recommendations made by the county Human Relations Committee more than a year ago to lower racial tensions in the high desert suburbs, a region of dramatic demographic shifts.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 5, 1996 | KENNETH REICH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
With the exception of Latinos, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department has failed to significantly increase its percentage of women and minorities in the last four years, a monitor appointed by the Board of Supervisors said Monday. In the fifth report he has submitted, attorney Merrick J. Bobb lamented that little progress has been made toward diversity of uniformed personnel in the department since a landmark 1992 study urging reforms by retired Superior Court Judge James G. Kolts.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 8, 1996 | JOHN GONZALES and JULIE TAMAKI, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
As the Antelope Valley grapples with a rash of race-related attacks, the Sheriff's Department says union seniority requirements make it difficult to assign more minority deputies to the troubled area. The department's problem exemplifies obstacles encountered in implementing recommendations made by the county Human Relations Committee more than a year ago to lower racial tensions in the high desert suburbs, a region of dramatic demographic shifts.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 5, 1996 | KENNETH REICH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
With the exception of Latinos, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department has failed to significantly increase its percentage of women and minorities in the last four years, a monitor appointed by the Board of Supervisors said Monday. In the fifth report he has submitted, attorney Merrick J. Bobb lamented that little progress has been made toward diversity of uniformed personnel in the department since a landmark 1992 study urging reforms by retired Superior Court Judge James G. Kolts.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 11, 1995 | K. CONNIE KANG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
To lure Asian Americans to work for the Los Angeles Police Department, the city began its first recruitment campaign Wednesday by sending out the word in eight languages that the force welcomes them. "Only 4.5% of the officers are Asian," Faye Washington, general manager of the city Personnel Department, said at a news conference at the Police Academy.
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