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Funeral for LAPD Deputy Chief Garner to be Held Today

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Los Angeles Police Department Deputy Chief Kenneth Garner was a 31-year veteran of the force and one of their highest-ranking black officers. Garner will be laid to rest today, reports The 53-year-old died suddenly at home on March 1, and the cause of death has not been released. He "started with the LAPD in 1977 and was most recently promoted to commander of the South Bureau, which included the 77th Street, Southwest, South and Harbor stations and South Traffic Division." Garner's memorial service takes place at 10 a.m. at Faith Dome-Sanctuary in Crenshaw, followed by internment at Rose Hills Cemetery in Whittier.