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Decision on LAPD detective's discipline poses major test for Beck
Decision on LAPD detective's discipline poses major test for Beck

The veteran Los Angeles police detective took the floor at a training class for fellow officers and let loose an expletive-laden rant. Frank Lyga claimed that he drove his Jeep in the carpool lane at 100 mph, called a prominent black civil rights attorney an "ewok," quipped that a female LAPD captain had been "swapped around a bunch of times" and described a lieutenant as a "moron." ------------ FOR THE RECORD: LAPD detective: In the Oct. 18 Section A, an article about an LAPD detective who made inappropriate remarks at a training class included a headline that said the Police Department's civilian overseers recommended that he be fired. The...

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