Andrew Smith

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Incident Commander for the Los Angeles Police Department

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Three million smartphones were stolen last year nationwide. In Los Angeles alone, 3000 were taken away.

Will the Smartphone 'Kill Switch' Get New Life in Sacramento?

Three million smartphones were stolen last year nationwide. In Los Angeles alone, 3000 were taken away.

from Which Way, L.A.?

The LA Police Commission has approved new rules advocated by LA Police Chief Charlie Beck, in the interests of undocumented workers.

Easing the Rules against Unlicensed Drivers

The LA Police Commission has approved new rules advocated by LA Police Chief Charlie Beck, in the interests of undocumented workers.

from Which Way, L.A.?

The LA City Council has officially backed Occupy LA, but three weeks ago Mayor Viaraigosa said there are health and safety concerns — not to mention damage to City Hall's lawn — and…

LAPD Working with Protesters on Occupy LA End Date

The LA City Council has officially backed Occupy LA, but three weeks ago Mayor Viaraigosa said there are health and safety concerns — not to mention damage to City Hall's lawn — and…

from Which Way, L.A.?

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