Audio slide show: Los Angeles’ historic police headquarters is going off duty
It was a place that crooks feared and cops loved. Parker Center was the nation’s most modern police facility when it opened its glass doors 57 years ago. But as happens to a patrolman on the beat, old age finally took its toll. Its occupants are packing up and moving on. Det. Gus Villanueva reminisces about his days there.
Produced by Albert Lee
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