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September 20, 1987 | From A Times Staff Writer
A Baldwin Hills man was shot to death by two Ventura police officers after he pointed a pistol at them after an accident on the Ventura Freeway. Jose Hernandez Jr., 32, was shot Friday evening shortly after his car veered off the southbound side of the freeway, broke through a guardrail on a railroad overpass and ran down an 80-foot embankment, California Highway Patrol Officer Kevin Schaeler said.
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January 2, 1996 | KENNETH REICH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Major crime decreased slightly in 1995 in areas of Los Angeles County served by the Sheriff's Department, according to newly released statistics. Sheriff Sherman Block, in a year-end report, said the number of liability lawsuits pending against the department also has sunk dramatically in the last three years, saving the public millions of dollars. Overall, the violent crimes of criminal homicide, forcible rape, robbery and aggravated assault were down 4% in 1995.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 2, 1996 | KENNETH REICH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Major crime decreased slightly in 1995 in areas of Los Angeles County served by the Sheriff's Department, according to newly released statistics. Sheriff Sherman Block, in a year-end report, said the number of liability lawsuits pending against the department also has sunk dramatically in the last three years, saving the public millions of dollars. Overall, the violent crimes of criminal homicide, forcible rape, robbery and aggravated assault were down 4% in 1995.
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September 20, 1987 | From A Times Staff Writer
A Baldwin Hills man was shot to death by two Ventura police officers after he pointed a pistol at them after an accident on the Ventura Freeway. Jose Hernandez Jr., 32, was shot Friday evening shortly after his car veered off the southbound side of the freeway, broke through a guardrail on a railroad overpass and ran down an 80-foot embankment, California Highway Patrol Officer Kevin Schaeler said.
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