| May 7, 2011
| 9:34 AM
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...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 11:42 AM
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...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 12:55 PM
Mayor Greg Ballard accepted Public Safety Director Frank Straub’s resignation Friday.
Straub will resign from his position effective Aug. 1. In a letter to the mayor, Straub wrote it has been an honor and privilege to serve as the public safety...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 12:26 PM
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.
| Apr 2, 2012
| 7:38 PM
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...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 3:29 PM
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.
| Nov 23, 2011
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...
| Jan 24, 2012
Former LAPD Chief William Bratton joined us with his new book he co-authored called "Collaborate or Perish!".
In their new book, COLLABORATE OR PERISH! Reaching Across Boundaries in a Networked World (Crown Business, on sale January 17), William...
| May 28, 2012
| 7:05 AM
To purchase a copy of the book:
Collaborate or Perish! Reaching Across Boundaries in a Networked World
| Jun 14, 2007
"Nicky! Look over your shoulder. Nicky!"
It was 11:30 in the morning and the paparazzi firing squad was lined up in front of the Kodak Theater on Hollywood and Highland.
Technically this was Barbara Walters' hour in the hot, bright, Hollywood sun -- the...
| Sep 9, 2009
More than any other modern American city, Los Angeles' history is inextricably intertwined with that of its police force. John Buntin's "L.A. Noir: The Struggle for the Soul of America's Most Seductive City" makes an important and wonderfully enjoyable...