Topics

Horse Racing
LAPD purchase of horse owned by chief's daughter is probed
LAPD purchase of horse owned by chief's daughter is probed

The Los Angeles Police Department's civilian watchdog is investigating the circumstances surrounding the agency's acquisition of a horse owned by Chief Charlie Beck's daughter, who is an officer assigned to the department's equestrian unit. This year, the Los Angeles Police Foundation, which raises money the LAPD uses to buy equipment and resources, paid Beck's daughter, Brandi Pearson, $6,000 in exchange for George, a 10-year-old quarter horse, said Cecilia Aguilera Glassman, the foundation's executive director. As with all donations to the LAPD, department officials brought the deal to members of the Police Commission, which oversees the LAPD, for their...

Loading