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William Bratton

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  • Oakland police struggle to rebuild — using fewer resources

    Oakland police struggle to rebuild — using fewer resources
    OAKLAND — It was a quiet evening by this city's standards, and still the police emergency lines were lighting up. As screams rang out behind her, a caller said her neighbor was being beaten. A woman reported that a front door down the street had...
  • LAPD in danger of layoffs without sales tax hike, chief warns

     
    L.A. Police Chief Charlie Beck warned that police officers will be in danger of layoffs unless the city proceeds with a half-cent sales tax hike planned for the March 5 election ballot....
  • Oakland approves crime-fighting steps after stormy meeting

     
    After a grueling nine-hour meeting, the Oakland City Council early Wednesday approved a host of measures aimed at reversing a deadly rise in crime, including a consulting contract with former Los Angeles police chief William Bratton. It was Bratton’...
  • Dorner: Records show why ex-cop was thought to have fled to Mexico

     
    New details in federal court records provide clues as to why authorities developed "probable cause" that a former police officer wanted in a deadly shooting rampage may have fled to Mexico as a massive manhunt was gearing up to catch him....
  • MLB: Frank McCourt Looted $189 Million from Dodgers

    MLB: Frank McCourt Looted $189 Million from Dodgers
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Major League Baseball is alleging that Dodgers owner Frank McCourt 'looted' $189 million dollars from the Dodgers and used the money for personal expenses. It's the first time the league has specified an amount, according to the Los...
  • Giants' Pitcher Tim Lincecum Donates $25,000 to Beaten Fan Fund

    Giants' Pitcher Tim Lincecum Donates $25,000 to Beaten Fan Fund
    SAN FRANCISCO (KTLA) -- Giants' pitcher Tim Lincecum donated $25,000 Thursday to the fund for the Giants' fan that was brutally beaten at the Dodgers' home opener in Los Angeles. The reward for the suspects who attacked Stow now stands at $175,000, after...
  • Who will be L.A.'s next mayor?

    Who will be L.A.'s next mayor?
    Los Angeles' mayoral election is still nearly two years away, but the field of candidates already is taking shape. And the race is certain to present voters with starkly different choices about who should run Los Angeles next. More contenders...
  • New police chief: Strong administrator, thick skin

    New police chief: Strong administrator, thick skin
    NEWARK, N.J.—If Garry McCarthy had a honeymoon as Newark's top cop it ended violently on a single day in July 2009. On July 20 of that year, eight people were shot in two separate incidents, including a drive-by shooting that indiscriminately...
  • Newport P.D. names first deputy chief

    The Newport Beach Police Department now has a deputy chief, the first in its history. David McGill, a 49-year-old veteran lieutenant of the Los Angeles Police Department and a Newport Beach native, was introduced to an overflow crowd in City Council...
  • 20 years after riots, hope and despair in South L.A.

    20 years after riots, hope and despair in South L.A.
    To think deeply and compassionately about South Los Angeles as we approach the 20th anniversary of the L.A. riots is to inhabit a middle ground between optimism and bleak defeat. A lot of good is going on in the inner city. But the last two decades...
  • Consultants' study targets IMPD patrols

    Consultants' study targets IMPD patrols
    A more than quarter million dollar study by a Washington, D.C., consulting firm with connections to Public Safety Director Frank Straub found IMPD patrols aren't reaching their full potential when it comes to fighting crime in the streets. The report...