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August 22, 1997 | BETH SHUSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The commanding officer of the Los Angeles Police Department's West Bureau--a respected administrator and expert in the use of force--will replace Deputy Chief Martin Pomeroy as the San Fernando Valley's top cop, overseeing 1,600 officers assigned to five Valley police stations. Pomeroy is being promoted to oversee the revamped Operations-Headquarters Bureau at Parker Center. The Valley's new commander, Deputy Chief Michael J.
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November 23, 1997 | ANDREW BLANKSTEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Opponents of court injunctions designed to stem gang crime may have gained an unexpected ally last week: the San Fernando Valley's top police officer. LAPD Deputy Chief Michael J. Bostic surprised politicians by calling the injunctions too costly and instead recommending improving the ability of beat officers to snare parole violators.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 23, 1997 | ANDREW BLANKSTEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Opponents of court injunctions designed to stem gang crime may have gained an unexpected ally last week: the San Fernando Valley's top police officer. LAPD Deputy Chief Michael J. Bostic surprised politicians by calling the injunctions too costly and instead recommending improving the ability of beat officers to snare parole violators.
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August 22, 1997 | BETH SHUSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The commanding officer of the Los Angeles Police Department's West Bureau--a respected administrator and expert in the use of force--will replace Deputy Chief Martin Pomeroy as the San Fernando Valley's top cop, overseeing 1,600 officers assigned to five Valley police stations. Pomeroy is being promoted to oversee the revamped Operations-Headquarters Bureau at Parker Center. The Valley's new commander, Deputy Chief Michael J.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 30, 1998
After San Fernando Valley homeowner groups criticized a ban on release of the information, the Los Angeles Police Department has announced that it will once again allow public access to maps showing crimes by neighborhood. In a letter to a Woodland Hills homeowner earlier this month, the commanding officer of the LAPD's Valley Bureau, Deputy Chief Michael J.
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August 7, 1998 | TOM SCHULTZ
At a special meeting of the Los Angeles City Council's Transportation Committee, Councilman Richard Alarcon instructed city staff to research how the city might purchase the Department of Water and Power's largely vacant Anthony Building on Arleta Avenue to house a new police station.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 4, 1998 | CLAIRE VITUCCI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Los Angeles Police Officer Nadine Arango, who died last week after intentionally ramming her car into a freeway support column as police and witnesses looked on, was buried Wednesday after a funeral attended by about 150 uniformed officers, authorities said. Funeral services for the 25-year-old Arango were held at San Fernando Mission chapel. She was buried at nearby San Fernando Mission Cemetery, said LAPD Capt. Ron Bergman.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 15, 1997 | ANDREW BLANKSTEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Despite a nominal increase in homicides, police officials told City Council members Friday that overall gang-related violence has dropped significantly this year in the San Fernando Valley. In a briefing convened by Mike Feuer and attended by Valley council members Joel Wachs, Laura Chick, Richard Alarcon, Cindy Miscikowski as well as City Atty. James Hahn, the LAPD's top Valley brass spoke candidly about what city leaders can do to further combat the gang problem.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 23, 1997
Yet again, Los Angeles police have good news for the San Fernando Valley: Gang-related violence dropped sharply this year, mirroring an overall trend of falling crime rates. But at a meeting with top city officials earlier this month, police commanders offered some potentially surprising reasons and recommendations. Seems that good old-fashioned, day-to-day police work makes a bigger dent in gang crime than politically popular crackdowns.
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April 1, 1999 | ROBERTO J. MANZANO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Mayor Richard Riordan paid a visit to the West Valley police station on Wednesday to ask residents to pass a $744-million public-safety bond measure. "These bonds are necessary to prepare our Police Department and our Fire Department for the 21st century," Riordan told a group of about 30 residents. "We need these facilities to hold the increasing numbers of officers."
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July 30, 1998 | MARGARET RAMIREZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Los Angeles Police Department will once again allow public access to maps showing crimes by neighborhood, after Valley homeowners' groups criticized a ban on release of the information. In a letter to a Woodland Hills homeowner earlier this month, the commanding officer of the Valley Bureau, Deputy Chief Michael J. Bostic, wrote: "After careful review of the Operations-Valley Bureau policy not to release actual crime map information, I have reconsidered.
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March 20, 1991
The killing of 15-year-old Latasha Harlins presents a new challenge to African-Americans and Korean-Americans of this city. The fatal shooting of the African-American teen-ager by a Korean shopkeeper threatens to put new strains on relations between the two communities. When Latasha entered Soon Ja Du's store in South Los Angeles, she was going to buy a bottle of orange juice. Du shot the teen-ager, after Du believed that Latasha was trying to steal the juice, Du's son said.
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