TITLE

Police Commission denies Los Angeles' 1st black police chief, Willie Williams, a second term

PUB. DATE
March 1997
SOURCE
Jet;03/31/97, Vol. 91 Issue 19, p39
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Informs that the Los Angeles Police Commission has decided not to renew the contract of Willie L. Williams, the first black chief of police. How the decision caused a storm of controversy; Criticism of Williams by the Los Angeles Police Commission; Details on positive aspects of Williams term.
ACCESSION #
9704083896

 

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