Bernard C. Parks

Bernard C. Parks

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Bernard C. Parks is a member of the Los Angeles City Council, representing the 8th District in South Los Angeles. He served as chief of the Los Angeles Police Department from August 1997 to May 2002. Parks attended Los Angeles City College, received a bachelor's degree from Pepperdine University, and earned a master's degree in public administration from the University of Southern California. Appointed chief of police on August 12, 1997, Parks oversaw a significant drop in violent crime throughout the city, and especially in South Central. However, during his tenure, the LAPD was rocked by a corruption and police brutality scandal involving the elite C.R.A.S.H. anti-gang unit of the Rampart Division in the overwhelmingly Latino Pico-Union and Westlake districts. The department was placed under a federal consent decree and there was concern that morale was low in the departmentshow more

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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 141g
  • Lect Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135885081
  • 9786135885088