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Jack Dolan

Jack Dolan is an investigative reporter for the Los Angeles Times. A winner of several national investigative reporting awards, he was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 2001 for a series revealing the doctors with the worst disciplinary histories in the country, using records the federal government sought to keep secret. He began his newspaper career at the Hartford Courant in Connecticut, where he grew up, and worked at the Miami Herald before coming to The Times.
LAPD chief calls for change to controversial retirement program

Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck acknowledged a need to reform a controversial pension program that pays city police officers and firefighters nearly double at the end of their careers while allowing them to take lengthy injury leaves, costing taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars.

L.A. police and firefighters rush to join controversial retirement program

The controversial DROP program that pays veteran Los Angeles police officers and firefighters nearly double for the last five years of their careers received a historic flood of new enrollees in February.

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