Post Tagged with: "Charlie Beck"

L.A. Gun Buyback Event Collects Nearly 1,000 Guns

06/02/2014 2:09 pm0 comments
LA's Gun Buyback Mayor Eric Garcetti holds a riffle at the Los Angeles Sports Arena. 

Photos by Gary McCarthy

LOS ANGELES (CNS) -  Almost 1,000 guns, including 31 assault weapons, were surrendered at Saturday’s gun buyback event that allowed people to turn in weapons in exchange for gift cards, Mayor Eric Garcetti and Police Chief announced today. The city also collected 476 handguns, 273 rifles and 170 shotguns for a [...]

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Beck formally requests second term as police chief

05/21/2014 3:41 pm0 comments
Charlie Beck , officially seeking a second, five-year term as chief of the Los Angeles Police Department.

Photo by Gary McCarthy

  From City News Service LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Charlie Beck submitted a letter to the Police Commission May 15, . The letter was forwarded to Mayor Eric Garcetti. Beck wrote that the LAPD has undergone “tremendous progress” in the “four and one-half years” since he was appointed. He said [...]

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