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Help Pick the Next Police Chief: Community Meetings Announced

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LAPD Chief Bratton is stepping down at the end of October, paving way for another to take his role at the famous department. As noted last week by the Personnel Department to City Councilmembers, the Police Commission will be hosting public meetings for input on the qualities of the next chief. “Public input is critical in this process,” said Police Commission President John Mack in a statement. “The next Chief of Police will serve all of the diverse communities of Los Angeles, and it is extremely important that we hear from those communities and know what is important to them.” Four meetings will be held in the Valley, South LA and Westside and near the Eastside. Meeting dates and times are listed below.

September 2, 2009 Friendship Auditorium
6:30 pm 3201 Riverside Drive
Los Angeles, California 90027

September 3, 2009 Department of Water and Power
Community Auditorium
6:00 pm 4030 Crenshaw Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 90008

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September 9, 2009 Felicia Mahood Senior Center
6:30 pm 11338 Santa Monica Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 90025

September 10, 2009 One Generation
6:30 pm 18255 Victory Boulevard
Reseda, California 91335