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Daryl F. Gates

An assistant chief, Gates displays firearms and explosives confiscated in raids on Black Panther headquarters in Los Angeles in 1969. Among the items seized after a four-hour gunfight between 300 police officers and Panthers were a machine gun and Molotov cocktails. Related links: Daryl F. Gates dies at 83; innovative but controversial chief of the LAPD LAPD officers' union mourns death of former chief Timeline: Key events in his lifeAssociated Press