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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.
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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.
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December 11, 1991
THE PROGRAM: The Los Angeles Police Department has assigned 31 officers to full-time community relations duty in the San Fernando Valley. The officers, who in the past spent only a few hours a month on such duty, now work full-time with neighborhood organizations and individuals.
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April 24, 1992 | JOCELYN Y. STEWART
The Pacoima Chamber of Commerce will hold its 25th annual awards and installation banquet honoring individuals who have made a contribution to the Pacoima community. The banquet will be held tonight at 6:30 at The Odyssey restaurant in Granada Hills. State Sen. David A. Roberti (D-Los Angeles) will present awards to Los Angeles Police Officer Stephany Payne, Los Angeles City Firefighter Shawn L. Dean, and citizens Adlene Bradley, Rafaela Domingues and Jas Dhillon.
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August 28, 1992 | MICHAEL CONNELLY
Deputy Los Angeles Police Chief Mark A. Kroeker this week kicks off a program designed to bring the department's highly publicized community-oriented policing to cable viewers in the San Fernando Valley. Produced at United Artists Cable for no charge with Kroeker as the host, Valley Crime Watch may be the only program like it in California, its makers say. The half-hour show, which debuts tonight at 7, is part "America's Most Wanted," part "Cops" and a community news report.
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October 4, 1996 | ANDREW BLANKSTEIN
Four boys were seriously hurt Thursday when a car hit them in a crosswalk near Pacoima Middle School, police said. A car was traveling west on Terra Bella Street near Remick Avenue at about 7:30 a.m. when it struck the youngsters, said LAPD Sgt. Stephany Payne. "The boys rode double on two bikes," Payne said. Shel Erlich, a spokesman for the Los Angeles Unified School District, confirmed the boys were students at Pacoima Middle School. School officials would not release their names.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 12, 1993
A Los Angeles police officer who has been instrumental in carrying out community policing in the Valley's Foothill Division was named Thursday as "Woman of the Year" by the Woman Legislators Caucus. Senior Lead Officer Stephany Payne is one of 79 recipients statewide, state officials said. "It's a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity," said Payne, 35, who was nominated for the honor by 39th District Assemblyman Richard Katz (D-Panorama City).
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September 11, 1996
A convicted murderer being escorted to a Michigan prison escaped at Los Angeles International Airport on Tuesday after an Oakland County, Mich., sheriff's deputy uncuffed the man so he could use the bathroom, authorities said. Daniele Steven Scott, 27, was still at large late Tuesday. He had been serving time at the Lompoc Federal Penitentiary and was returning to Michigan to begin serving a sentence for murder, said Sgt. Stephany Payne of the Los Angeles Police Department.
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June 17, 1995
A man resisting arrest sprayed police officers with insecticide Friday, sending seven to the hospital suffering severe eye irritation and nausea, police said. Police returned chemical fire at Eliyahu Abramson, 25, squirting the man at his home in the 18500 block of Hatteras Street with four canisters of pepper spray, said Los Angeles Police Department spokeswoman Sgt. Stephany Payne.
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August 15, 1995 | From a Times Staff Writer
Twenty-six people, including six students, were evacuated from a South-Central Los Angeles middle school Monday as officers using search dogs combed the building and grounds in an unsuccessful search for a murder suspect, authorities said. Officers were called to John Muir Middle School in the 5900 block of South Vermont Avenue after an FBI agent saw the suspect run into the building shortly after noon, said Los Angeles Police Sgt. Stephany Payne, a department spokeswoman.
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September 27, 1996 | From a Times Staff Writer
Twelve more drivers have become victims of a mysterious spate of roadway sniper attacks in which unknown objects have been hurled at moving cars, smashing the vehicles' rear windows, authorities said Thursday. The attacks, all recorded Wednesday night, mean that at least 73 motorists have had car windows blown out recently by unidentified projectiles.
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