STATEMENT: COUNCILMEMBER RYU ON NEW LOS ANGELES CHIEF OF POLICE

Los Angeles - On June 4th, Mayor Eric Garcetti chose Los Angeles Police Department Assistant Chief Michel Moore to replace retiring Police Chief Charlie Beck. The nominee for LAPD Police Chief now heads to City Council for final approval.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

June 4, 2018

Press Contact:

Estevan Montemayor

estevan.montemayor@lacity.org

213.605.4145

 

COUNCILMEMBER RYU ON NEW LOS ANGELES CHIEF OF POLICE

 

“After a number of hearings and community meetings with the Board of Police Commissioners, and having spoke personally with all three candidates for the post, I am confident Mike Moore will lead the 9,000 officers of the Los Angeles Police Department to the benefit and safety of all our Los Angeles communities,” Councilmember Ryu said.

“I thank Chief Beck for his more than 40 years of service in the Department, and his courageous and thoughtful leadership which made our City safer. I look forward to working with Assistant Chief Moore on continuing community policing, expanding HOPE team outreach for those experiencing homelessness, and protecting our immigrant communities that Chief Beck made Department priorities.”

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Los Angeles City Councilmember David E. Ryu represents the 4th Council District which includes Griffith Park, Sherman Oaks, Toluca Lake, Hollywood, Hollywood Hills, Los Feliz, Silver Lake, Miracle Mile, Hancock Park, Windsor Square, Larchmont and portions of Koreatown and Van Nuys.


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