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November 20, 1991 | CAROL WATSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Los Angeles Police Department veteran with 27 years experience will take over command of patrol officers in the Foothill Division, which gained notoriety seven months ago with the videotaped beating of Rodney G. King by division officers. Lt. Gabe Ornelas, soon to be promoted to captain, will assume Foothill's second-highest position in two weeks, becoming the first Latino captain in the division.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 20, 1991 | CAROL WATSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Los Angeles Police Department veteran with 27 years experience will take over command of patrol officers in the Foothill Division, which gained notoriety seven months ago with the videotaped beating of Rodney G. King by division officers. Lt. Gabe Ornelas, soon to be promoted to captain, will assume Foothill's second-highest position in two weeks, becoming the first Latino captain in the division.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 19, 1991 | MAYERENE BARKER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The new captain in charge of patrol officers at the Los Angeles Police Department's embattled Foothill Division met for the first time Saturday with about 50 community leaders, fielding questions on concerns ranging from use of excessive force to graffiti control. And the crowd of homeowners, ministers and others meeting at the First United Methodist Church in Pacoima apparently liked the answers they received. At the end of the hourlong meeting, they gave Capt.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 16, 1991
A Los Angeles Police Department captain credited with soothing relations in recent months between the department's Foothill Division and minority residents is being promoted and transferred to another ticklish assignment, this time in South-Central Los Angeles. Paul Jefferson, who was put in charge of the division's 175 uniformed officers seven months ago in the wake of the videotaped beating of Rodney G.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 16, 1991 | JAMES QUINN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A black Los Angeles Police Department captain credited with soothing relations in recent months between the department's Foothill Division and minority residents is being promoted and transferred to another ticklish assignment, this time in South-Central Los Angeles. Paul Jefferson, who was put in charge of the division's 175 uniformed officers seven months ago in the wake of the videotaped beating of Rodney G.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 16, 1991
A Los Angeles Police Department captain credited with soothing relations in recent months between the department's Foothill Division and minority residents is being promoted and transferred to another ticklish assignment, this time in South-Central Los Angeles. Paul Jefferson, who was put in charge of the division's 175 uniformed officers seven months ago in the wake of the videotaped beating of Rodney G.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 17, 1991 | MICHAEL CONNELLY and AARON CURTISS, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Shortly after the videotaped beating of black motorist Rodney G. King by Los Angeles police officers hit the news, Paul Jefferson received a call from his daughter in Kenya. Half a world away on a college study program in Nairobi, she was upset after seeing the grainy video depicting white officers repeatedly swinging batons at King and called home.
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July 22, 1991 | LESLIE BERGER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It didn't take long for Los Angeles Police Lt. Thomas Maeweather to feel needed in the Foothill Division. One night in April, just after his assignment to the patrol area where Rodney G. King had been clubbed by police, the trim, 43-year-old black officer was introduced at a town meeting as part of a new team brought in to restore public confidence.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 20, 1991
A Los Angeles Police Department veteran with 27 years of experience will take over command of patrol officers in the Foothill Division, which gained notoriety seven months ago with the videotaped beating of Rodney G. King by division officers. Lt. Gabe Ornelas, soon to be promoted to captain, will assume Foothill's second-highest post in two weeks, becoming the first Latino captain in the division.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 22, 1996
After being grilled by 30 community members and police officers, four candidates remain in the race to become the next Pasadena police chief, city officials said. Gary Bennett, the only internal candidate remaining, joins Bob Burgreen of Arkansas, Paul Jefferson of Modesto and Barney Melekian of Conejo Valley in the job search that began after Chief Jerry Oliver left last year to become the police chief in Richmond, Va.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 16, 1991 | JAMES QUINN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A black Los Angeles Police Department captain credited with soothing relations in recent months between the department's Foothill Division and minority residents is being promoted and transferred to another ticklish assignment, this time in South-Central Los Angeles. Paul Jefferson, who was put in charge of the division's 175 uniformed officers seven months ago in the wake of the videotaped beating of Rodney G.
NEWS
July 22, 1991 | LESLIE BERGER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It didn't take long for Los Angeles Police Lt. Thomas Maeweather to feel needed in the Foothill Division. One night in April, just after his assignment to the patrol area where Rodney G. King had been clubbed by police, the trim, 43-year-old black officer was introduced at a town meeting as part of a new team brought in to restore public confidence.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 19, 1991 | MAYERENE BARKER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The new captain in charge of patrol officers at the Los Angeles Police Department's embattled Foothill Division met for the first time Saturday with about 50 community leaders, fielding questions on concerns ranging from use of excessive force to graffiti control. And the crowd of homeowners, ministers and others meeting at the First United Methodist Church in Pacoima apparently liked the answers they received. At the end of the hourlong meeting, they gave Capt.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 17, 1991 | MICHAEL CONNELLY and AARON CURTISS, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Shortly after the videotaped beating of black motorist Rodney G. King by Los Angeles police officers hit the news, Paul Jefferson received a call from his daughter in Kenya. Half a world away on a college study program in Nairobi, she was upset after seeing the grainy video depicting white officers repeatedly swinging batons at King and called home.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 18, 1994
A pedestrian was critically injured Monday when he was hit by a car turning left at Commercial Way and Superior Avenue, police said. Paul Jefferson Clark, 39, of Fountain Valley, was taken to Western Medical Center-Santa Ana after the 12:30 p.m. accident. He was crossing the westbound lanes of Commercial Way when he was struck by a car driven by a 33-year-old Costa Mesa man who was turning from Superior Avenue, according to Lt. John FitzPatrick.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 12, 1996
The field of candidates seeking to be Pasadena's next police chief has been cut to three after City Manager Phil Hawkey eliminated retired San Diego Police Chief Bob Burgreen from the race, city officials said. Still in the running are the Pasadena Police Department's executive commander, Gary Bennett; Santa Monica Police Capt. Barney Melekian and Modesto Police Chief Paul Jefferson, officials said. Jefferson is a former Los Angeles Police Department captain.
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