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November 1, 1989 | JESSE KATZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Baldwin Park's police chief, fired Monday by the City Council, knowingly presented false statistics about a gang prevention program that won his department state and national honors, city officials said Tuesday. Richard A. Hoskin, who had been chief for the last three years, stated in applications to several awards committees that from fiscal year 1986-87 to 1987-88 his department reduced the number of gang incidents in the city by 53%.
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November 1, 1989 | JESSE KATZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Baldwin Park's police chief, fired Monday by the City Council, knowingly presented false statistics about a gang prevention program that won his department state and national honors, city officials said Tuesday. Richard A. Hoskin, who had been chief for the last three years, stated in applications to several awards committees that from fiscal year 1986-87 to 1987-88 his department reduced the number of gang incidents in the city by 53%.
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December 11, 1986
Police Capt. Richard A. Hoskin, an 18-year veteran of the Baldwin Park Police Department, has been named chief of police. Hoskin, who took over the position on Monday, replaced David L. Snowden, 43, who resigned Oct. 31 to become the chief of police for Costa Mesa, City Manager Ralph Webb said. Hoskin, 40, a resident of West Covina, was chosen for the $56,000-a-year position after taking oral and written examinations, Webb said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 31, 1989
The Baldwin Park City Council on Monday fired Police Chief Richard A. Hoskin, saying that his his management philosophy was incompatible with that of the council. The Police Department had been troubled by low morale and a protracted labor dispute that left officers in the 70-member police union without a contract for part of last summer. Hoskin, 43, had been on administrative leave since Oct. 5. He joined the city as a police officer in 1968, and was named chief in December, 1986. Capt.
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October 22, 1989 | JESSE KATZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The city attorney acknowledged last week that Police Chief Richard A. Hoskin has been on administrative leave since Oct. 5 and is believed to be close to leaving the post he has held for less than three years. His departure would come on the heels of resignations by the city manager, the director of housing and the director of community services--all of whom have either quit or been forced to resign in the last six months.
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December 17, 1989 | JESSE KATZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Cruising past Sierra Vista High School in a blue, unmarked sedan, Baldwin Park Police Detective Mike Donovan spotted a teen-ager in street-tough clothes whom he'd never seen before. He pulled up alongside him and called for the boy, a 16-year-old named Jorge wearing his shirt buttoned at the neck and open at the waist, to come take a seat on the curb. "Who do you hang with?" Donovan asked.
NEWS
August 20, 1989 | JESSE KATZ, Times Staff Writer
First came the 18-year-old La Puente machinist who shot himself with a .22-caliber rifle in 1984 while a tape of Ozzy Osbourne's "Diary of a Madman" blasted heavy metal anthems from his stereo. The next year, a partially burned voodoo doll with pins in its groin and heart was found nailed to the back door of a Baldwin Park dressmaking shop.
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August 17, 1989 | JESSE KATZ, Times Staff Writer and
First came the 18-year-old La Puente machinist who shot himself with a .22-caliber rifle in 1984 while a tape of Ozzy Osbourne's "Diary of a Madman" blasted heavy metal anthems from his stereo. The next year, a partially burned voodoo doll with pins in its groin and heart was found nailed to the back door of a Baldwin Park dressmaking shop.
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