John Horner was the seventh chief of police of the Los Angeles Police Department from May 13, 1885 to December 22, 1885.
The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), officially the City of Los Angeles Police Department, is the police department of Los Angeles, California. With 9,988 officers and 2,869 civilian staff, it is the third-largest municipal police department in the United States, after the Chicago Police Department and the New York City Police Department. The department operates in an area of 498 square miles (1,290 km2) and a population of 4,030,904 people.
Daryl Gates was the Chief of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) from 1978 to 1992. His length of tenure was second only to that of William H. Parker. As chief of police, he took a hardline, aggressive, paramilitary approach to law enforcement. Gates is co-credited with the creation of SWAT teams with LAPD's John Nelson, who others claim was the originator of SWAT in 1965. Gates also co-founded D.A.R.E along with the Los Angeles Unified School District.
Bernard C. Parks is an American politician and a member of the Democratic Party. He was a member of the Los Angeles City Council, representing the 8th District in South Los Angeles.
James Edgar Davis was an American police officer who served as the chief of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) from 1926 to 1929, and from 1933 to 1939. During his first term as LAPD chief, Davis emphasized firearms training. Under Davis, the LAPD developed its lasting reputation as an organization that relied on brute force to enforce public order. It also became very publicly entangled in corruption. Members of the LAPD were revealed to have undertaken a campaign of brutal harassment, including the bombings of political reformers who had incurred the wrath of the department and the civic administration.
Willie L. Williams was the chief of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) from 1992 to 1997, taking over after chief Daryl Gates' resignation following the 1992 Los Angeles riots. Williams was the first African-American police commissioner of both the Philadelphia Police Department and the LAPD. During his term as chief of the LAPD, he tried to create a positive image of the department and close the rift created between the police and black neighborhoods by the violent arrest of Rodney King in 1991.
Roy Edmund Steckel served as Los Angeles Police Department Chief of Police from December 30, 1929 to August 9, 1933. He succeeded and was succeeded as chief by James E. "Two-Guns" Davis. During Steckel's reign as Chief of Police, Los Angeles hosted the 1932 Summer Olympic Games. The L.A.P.D. employed 800 duly sworn police officers. According to the L.A.P.D.'s official site, crime was very low during the Olympics, with there being only "two robberies, eight burglaries, 39 thefts, and 10 auto thefts."
Thomas Jefferson Cuddy, known as T.J. Cuddy, nicknamed Tom, was a 19th-century police chief in Los Angeles, California, until bribery forced resignation, and member of the Los Angeles Common Council, the city's governing body. He served a six-month jail term for contempt of court.
Edward McCarthy was the sixth Chief of Police of the Los Angeles Police Department and had one of the shortest commands of any chief, being forced out of office on May 12, 1885, after serving only since January 2 of that year.
The Los Angeles General Services Police was a law enforcement agency that provided police and security officer services to Historic Los Angeles City Hall, Los Angeles Central Library, Los Angeles Zoo, Los Angeles Convention Center and city parks, recreation centers, senior centers, Venice and other beaches, and recreational facilities having similar duties of the now also defunct Los Angeles County Office of Public Safety, which was absorbed into the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.
Special Order 40 is a police mandate implemented in 1979 by the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), its Police Chief Daryl Gates and the Los Angeles City Council preventing LAPD officers from questioning people for the sole purpose of determining their immigration status. The mandate was passed in an effort to encourage undocumented aliens to report crimes without intimidation. The first section of the order states:
Officers shall not initiate police action with the objective of discovering the alien status of a person.
Officers shall not arrest nor book persons for violation of title 8, section 1325 of the United States Immigration code.
John M. Glass (1843–1925) was a mayor of Jeffersonville, Indiana, and Chief of Police of Los Angeles, California.
The Chief of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) is the head of the Los Angeles Police Department.
Charles Lloyd Beck is a retired police officer, ending his career as the Chief of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD). A veteran of the department with over three decades as an officer, he is known for commanding and rehabilitating the Rampart Division after the Rampart scandal; and for technology enhancements during his time as Chief of Detectives.
Michael P. Downing was the interim Chief of Police of the Los Angeles Police Department. On August 5, 2009, Chief William J. Bratton announced that after seven years as chief he would be stepping down from his position. He continued to serve as LAPD chief until October 30, 2009. After Bratton stepped down, Downing was appointed as Chief of Police by the L.A. Board of Police Commissioners. As of January 2014, Downing is a 29-year veteran of the Department.
James W. Everington served as the Chief of Police of the Los Angeles Police Department for four months, from January 4 to April 22, 1922, when he succeeded Charles A. Jones, and was succeeded by Louis D. Oaks.
Frank R. Day (1853–1899) was an entrepreneur in Los Angeles and Monterey, California, in the late 19th Century and was a member of the governing bodies of both cities. He was chief of the Los Angeles volunteer fire department.
James Velsir was a fireman and politician in 19th century Los Angeles, California.
The Government of Los Angeles operates as a charter city under the Charter of the City of Los Angeles. The elected government is composed of the Los Angeles City Council with 15 city council districts and the Mayor of Los Angeles, which operate under a mayor–council government, as well as several other elective offices. The current mayor is Eric Garcetti, the current City Attorney is Mike Feuer and the current City Controller is Ron Galperin.
The Sierra Madre Police Department is the police department serving Sierra Madre, California. The headquarters of the Sierra Madre Police Department is located at 242 West Sierra Madre Boulevard, and adjacent to Sierra Madre City Hall. The department employs 16 sworn officers, 4 non-sworn dispatchers and 1 non-sworn community service officers. The police chief is Joe Ortiz who was appointed in the year 2017.
Michel Rey Moore is an American law enforcement official. He was appointed the Chief of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) on June 4, 2018 by Eric Garcetti, Mayor of Los Angeles and was ratified by the Los Angeles City Council on June 27, 2018. Moore succeeded Charlie Beck as the Chief of Police after Beck's retirement on June 27. He has worked for the LAPD since 1981.
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