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Charlie Beck...or Tom Selleck?

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New LAPD chief Charlie Beck, left, and Tom Selleck, right. Or was it the other way around?
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This morning, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa announced he will tap Deputy Chief Charlie Beck as the newest head of the LAPD. While we all wish him luck, we are simply dumbstruck by the uncanny and positively eerie resemblance to Mr. Magnum, P.I. himself. Coincidence or underhanded push to increase film production in Los Angeles?