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William Bratton

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  • UC Davis chancellor faces no-confidence vote by faculty

     
    Final votes were being cast Friday in a faculty referendum on the leadership of UC Davis Chancellor Linda P. B. Katehi, who has faced criticism about the Nov. 18 pepper spraying of peaceful student demonstrators by campus police. UC Davis......
  • Dodgers hire former LAPD Chief William Bratton to review security after beating [Updated]

     
    Six days after a Giants fan was severely beaten during the Dodgers' home opener, the team announced Wednesday it was hiring former Los Angeles Police Chief William J. Bratton to review security measures. "Bill Bratton is widely credited with spearheading....
  • Dodger Stadium to see a dramatic increase in LAPD presence, Chief Beck and Mayor Villaraigosa announce

     
    Following an attack in the parking lot of Dodger stadium that left a visiting fan with brain damage, Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck and Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa on Thursday announced they would dramatically increase the number of police...
  • Rape kits: LAPD Chief Charlie Beck says progress made analyzing evidence

     
    The Los Angeles Police Department announces considerable progress in analyzing DNA evidence from thousands of rapes and sexual assaults that had been left untested. Despite the gains, police officials acknowledged the LAPD has more work to do to resolve...
  • LAPD Chief Charlie Beck vows to 'fast-track' probe into fatal police shooting of day laborer

     
    Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck vowed Tuesday to "fast-track" the investigation into the fatal shooting of a day laborer by a police officer near MacArthur Park. Addressing the civilian board that oversees the LAPD, Beck said the inquiry would......
  • LAPD to investigate Hollywood stun gun incident

     
    Los Angeles police are investigating an incident in which an apparently intoxicated man suffered a head injury when he fell to the curb after being hit with a stun gun by Hollywood Division officers. The investigation grew out of a......
  • Pols walk around without a plan

    Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is at his cocky best, grinning from a stage toward a Saturday crowd of maybe 4,000, declaring into a microphone that he's been challenged — by an unnamed member of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors — to race this...
  • You're on fire, L.A.!

    The Mission manzanita, a hardy native shrub whose berries the Chumash used to make into juice, is one of many California chapparal plants that, in the words of the Catalina Conservancy, "require fire for optimal seed germination." When drought browns...
  • Defusing black-brown tension

    Today's question: Is black-brown tension in L.A. something to be concerned about? Previously, Hutchinson and Hicks debated the use of eminent domain to improve commerce, police-minority relations and the quality of South L.A.’s political leadership....
  • How to stop L.A.'s corporate flight

    How to stop L.A.'s corporate flight
    Today's topic: The premise of Measure E is that Los Angeles is losing jobs and investment to other cities. How big a problem is that, and what's the root cause? City Councilman Greig Smith and mayoral candidate Walter Moore debate Measure E. Stopping the...
  • A kinder, gentler LAPD?

    Today's question: Have relations between the LAPD and South L.A. residents improved? What about other cities and their police departments? Previously, Hutchinson and Hicks debated the quality of South L.A.'s political leadership. Unfinished business...