Charlie Beck

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A bill making its way through the legislature would make all of California a sanctuary state. That bill has divided the state’s law enforcement community.

LAPD chief Charlie Beck why police shouldn't enforce immigration laws

A bill making its way through the legislature would make all of California a sanctuary state. That bill has divided the state’s law enforcement community.

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130 law enforcement officials have now joined forces to reduce mass incarceration in America. They’re in Washington today to come up with a plan.

Mass Incarceration Summit

130 law enforcement officials have now joined forces to reduce mass incarceration in America. They’re in Washington today to come up with a plan.

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LA Police Commissioners today told Chief Charlie Beck they want to see some improvements in the LAPD. But they approved his application for a second 5-year term by a vote of 4 to 1.

Beck Gets Another Five Years as Los Angeles’ Chief of Police

LA Police Commissioners today told Chief Charlie Beck they want to see some improvements in the LAPD. But they approved his application for a second 5-year term by a vote of 4 to 1.

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