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L.A. mayor’s pick for LAPD chief is 36-year veteran with deep mastery of crime statistics

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announces LAPD Assistant Chief Michel Moore, left, as his choice to succeed Police Chief Charlie Beck, whose last day is June 27. Moore bested dozens of candidates for the position, including two other finalists with experience at the department.

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LAPD Assistant Chief Michel Moore and Mayor Eric Garcetti, left, embrace at City Hall on Monday after Garcetti announced the veteran lawman as his pick for the next chief of the Los Angeles Police Department. 

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LAPD Assistant Chief Michel Moore, left, thanks his wife, Cindy, center, during a news conference Monday at City Hall. Mayor Eric Garcetti, right, announced Monday that Moore was his pick to succeed Police Chief Charlie Beck, whose last day is June 27.

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Mayor Eric Garcetti, right, hands LAPD Assistant Chief Michel Moore his new stars during a news conference where Garcetti announced Moore as his selection for the next police chief.

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LAPD Assistant Chief Michel Moore, center, enters a news conference Monday at City Hall with his wife, Cindy, right. Michel -- pronounced “Michael” -- Moore was chosen by Mayor Eric Garcetti, left, to succeed Police Chief Charlie Beck.

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LAPD Assistant Chief Michel Moore looks on as Mayor Eric Garcetti, right, announces Moore as his selection for the next police chief.

 (Christina House / Los Angeles Times)
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