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  • Mayor signed off on contract for public safety director's personal associate

    Mayor signed off on contract for public safety director's personal associate
    Indianpolis Mayor Greg Ballard's office issued a statement late Thursday afternoon saying it was on board with Public Safety Director Frank Straub's decision to steer a $71,000 contract to the man who recommended him for the job. "We didn't see a...
  • Focus turning to NATO, G-8 summits in Chicago

    Focus turning to NATO, G-8 summits in Chicago
    The team Mayor Rahm Emanuel assembled to host the G-8 and NATO summits here in May knows there are important unsettled questions about costs, security and other logistics, but decisions on such key issues have been held up by a gathering 4,000 miles...
  • Man given life sentence in police officer's murder

    Man given life sentence in police officer's murder
    David A. Garcia, the man accused of killing Burbank Police Officer Matthew Pavelka in November 2003, pleaded guilty to first-degree murder and other charges Tuesday. Garcia, 28, was immediately sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of...
  • Batts fills chief of staff position with communications pro

    Anthony W. Batts has made his first personnel move as Baltimore police commissioner, hiring a communications consultant who has worked for police departments in the United States and Canada to serve as his chief of staff.  Judy Pal, a native of Canada...
  • Public safety committee adjourns without Straub decision

    Public safety committee adjourns without Straub decision
    After hours of presentations and questions, the public safety committee of the Indianapolis City-County Council decided to holdoff on making a decision on re-appointing Public Safety Director Frank Straub until the next committee meeting. The committee...
  • Rape kits: LAPD Chief Charlie Beck says progress made analyzing evidence

     
    The Los Angeles Police Department announces considerable progress in analyzing DNA evidence from thousands of rapes and sexual assaults that had been left untested. Despite the gains, police officials acknowledged the LAPD has more work to do to resolve...
  • Dodgers hire former LAPD Chief William Bratton to review security after beating [Updated]

     
    Six days after a Giants fan was severely beaten during the Dodgers' home opener, the team announced Wednesday it was hiring former Los Angeles Police Chief William J. Bratton to review security measures. "Bill Bratton is widely credited with spearheading....
  • Dodger Stadium to see a dramatic increase in LAPD presence, Chief Beck and Mayor Villaraigosa announce

     
    Following an attack in the parking lot of Dodger stadium that left a visiting fan with brain damage, Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck and Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa on Thursday announced they would dramatically increase the number of police...
  • Chief Beck travels to London for global gang summit

     
    Los Angeles police Chief Charlie Beck is traveling to London this week to trade notes with law enforcement officials from around the world on how to combat gang crime. The idea for the two-day event, which will be attended by gang experts from 10...
  • Occupy UC Davis: Protesters vow to stay through Thanksgiving weekend

     
    Occupy UC Davis camp will stay through Thanksgiving weekend...
  • UC Davis chancellor faces no-confidence vote by faculty

     
    Final votes were being cast Friday in a faculty referendum on the leadership of UC Davis Chancellor Linda P. B. Katehi, who has faced criticism about the Nov. 18 pepper spraying of peaceful student demonstrators by campus police. UC Davis......