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August 5, 1992
Stanley L. Knee, who left the Garden Grove Police Department in 1988 to become chief of police in National City, will return to be Garden Grove's police chief. Knee, 44, will assume the job on Sept. 8. He replaces David Abrecht, who became interim chief when John Robertson left earlier this summer. Knee, who moved to Garden Grove with his family as a child, joined the department in 1969.
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August 27, 1997 | GEOFF BOUCHER
Police Chief Stan Knee, a native of the city who first joined the force in 1969, was named Monday as the new police chief in Austin, Texas. While the Austin City Council must still formally approve the selection, the city manager said the 49-year-old Knee has the job and will take over Oct. 6. "I have said many times that the ultimate goal for our community is to have the best chief possible," Austin City Manager Jesus Garza said. "I believe Stan Knee meets those qualifications."
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 25, 1992 | ROBERT BARKER
When new Police Chief Stanley L. Knee starts his new job on Sept. 8, he'll receive starting pay of $94,032 a year, thanks to special action by the City Council. The council last week modified an existing ordinance in order to raise the salary range for the police chief's position by 6%. Council members said the previous salary range was not competitive with many other cities that are looking to hire new chiefs, officials said.
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August 5, 1997 | CATHY WERBLIN
Garden Grove Police Chief Stan Knee said he is one of three finalists for the top cop post in Austin, Texas. He joins that city's acting police chief and the head of the Independence, Mo., department as the leading candidates. Knee, 49, is a native of Garden Grove who began his police career with the department 27 years ago. He left to become police chief in National City in 1988, then returned to head his hometown's department in 1992. Knee said of the Texas job, "It would be quite a challenge."
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August 5, 1997 | CATHY WERBLIN
Garden Grove Police Chief Stan Knee said he is one of three finalists for the top cop post in Austin, Texas. He joins that city's acting police chief and the head of the Independence, Mo., department as the leading candidates. Knee, 49, is a native of Garden Grove who began his police career with the department 27 years ago. He left to become police chief in National City in 1988, then returned to head his hometown's department in 1992. Knee said of the Texas job, "It would be quite a challenge."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 27, 1997 | GEOFF BOUCHER
Police Chief Stan Knee, a native of the city who first joined the force in 1969, was named Monday as the new police chief in Austin, Texas. While the Austin City Council must still formally approve the selection, the city manager said the 49-year-old Knee has the job and will take over Oct. 6. "I have said many times that the ultimate goal for our community is to have the best chief possible," Austin City Manager Jesus Garza said. "I believe Stan Knee meets those qualifications."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 9, 1994 | H.G. REZA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Saying everybody deserves police protection, including illegal immigrants, Garden Grove Police Chief Stanley L. Knee told the Orange County Human Relations Commission here Thursday that his department will not enforce Proposition 187 until the courts rule on its constitutionality. Knee said the controversial ballot initiative approved by voters presents a dilemma to law enforcement agencies that have worked hard to win the trust of immigrant communities.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 8, 1995 | ALAN EYERLY
A public memorial service for the city's five police officers killed in the line of duty will be conducted from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday. Leading the service will be Police Chief Stanley L. Knee, who will recognize family members of the slain officers. The eighth annual event will be held in conjunction with national Police Memorial Week. The officers and the dates they died: * Sgt. Myron L. Trapp, Oct. 6, 1959. * Reserve Officer Andy R. Reese, May 30, 1970. * Officer Donald Reed, June 7, 1980.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 22, 1993
The city is accepting applications from residents for two positions on the recently restructured Traffic Committee. The committee reviews requests for traffic safety devices, signs and markings, investigates unsafe traffic conditions and conducts public hearings on major street projects. Members also will make recommendations to the City Council on traffic matters and transportation planning.
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January 25, 1995 | BERT ELJERA
Residents and business owners who want to see a closer partnership between the police and the community are needed to serve on an advisory panel Police Chief Stanley L. Knee is forming. To be known as the Chief's Forum, the panel will recommend programs and policies that the Police Department could adopt to enhance community policing, according to Capt. Dave Abrecht.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 9, 1994 | H.G. REZA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Saying everybody deserves police protection, including illegal immigrants, Garden Grove Police Chief Stanley L. Knee told the Orange County Human Relations Commission here Thursday that his department will not enforce Proposition 187 until the courts rule on its constitutionality. Knee said the controversial ballot initiative approved by voters presents a dilemma to law enforcement agencies that have worked hard to win the trust of immigrant communities.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 25, 1992 | ROBERT BARKER
When new Police Chief Stanley L. Knee starts his new job on Sept. 8, he'll receive starting pay of $94,032 a year, thanks to special action by the City Council. The council last week modified an existing ordinance in order to raise the salary range for the police chief's position by 6%. Council members said the previous salary range was not competitive with many other cities that are looking to hire new chiefs, officials said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 5, 1992
Stanley L. Knee, who left the Garden Grove Police Department in 1988 to become chief of police in National City, will return to be Garden Grove's police chief. Knee, 44, will assume the job on Sept. 8. He replaces David Abrecht, who became interim chief when John Robertson left earlier this summer. Knee, who moved to Garden Grove with his family as a child, joined the department in 1969.
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August 29, 1995 | HOLLY J. WAGNER
The city will save $1,000 each on 15 new police cruisers and get the preferred model because the state of California backed out on a 100-car deal. Police officials in several cities have lamented Chevrolet's decision to stop producing Caprice police cruisers. Garden Grove has had 23 Caprices on back order since Feb. 21 and was poised to buy 15 Ford Crown Victoria models instead at $19,291 each.
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March 10, 1995 | BERT ELJERA
The City Council has authorized Police Chief Stanley L. Knee to apply for a $300,000 federal grant under President Clinton's crime bill to hire four more police officers. An answer from the Department of Justice is expected in about 45 days. If the request is approved, the officers will join the 171-member Police Department in December.
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