Charlie Beck

LAPD chief expects more high-profile Hollywood sex crime allegations

LAPD chief expects more high-profile Hollywood sex crime allegations

Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck said he expects his department — which already is handling more than two dozen allegations of sexual misconduct by Hollywood figures — to investigate even more.

“We anticipate the LAPD and other jurisdictions will receive even more high profile sex crime reports in the coming weeks and months,” Beck said in an email. “We encourage all victims of sexual assault to come forward to report these crimes.”

The LAPD has 28 open investigations related to Hollywood and media figures, including mogul Harvey Weinstein, actor Ed Westwick,...

EDITION: California | U.S. & World
53°