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  Wikipedia: SWAT
Officer John Nelson came up with the idea to form a specially trained and equipped unit, intended to respond to and manage critical situations while minimizing police casualties.
The first challenge for LAPD's SWAT unit was on 9 December 1969: a four-hour confrontation with members of The Black Panthers.
Since its inception, LAPD SWAT Team members have effected the safe rescue of numerous hostages, arrested scores of violent suspects and earned hundreds of commendations and citations, including several Medals of Valor, the Department's highest award for heroism in the line of duty.
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 Daryl Gates - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
He later claimed that many officers recruited in the 1980s--a period in which LAPD was subject to a consent decree which set minimum quotas for hiring of women and minorities--were substandard.
LAPD soon developed a reputation among some in South Los Angeles as an "occupying force"; an excellent example of this perception can be seen in the video for NWA's "Straight Outta Compton," which depicts a white, mustachioed LAPD officer in mirrored sunglasses, swinging a nightstick from horseback.
LAPD began to experience severe personnel turnover in Gates' later years as officers grew weary of patrolling neighborhoods that viewed the department as "the biggest gang of them all," a major contributing factor to the administrative collapse that occurred during the 1992 Los Angeles riots.
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 SWAT - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The LAPD SWAT team was one of the earliest groups to form in the United States.
The first significant deployment of LAPD's SWAT unit was on 9 December 1969, in a four-hour confrontation with members of the Black Panthers.
Officers are trained in marksmanship for the development of accurate shooting skills, although the use of firearms is considered a last resort in law enforcement.
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 Welcome to the City of Bend Oregon Website - S.W.A.T.
Camouflaged and heavily armed officers jump from the trucks with assorted and sometimes unintelligible commands and signals.
Officer John Nelson brought the concept of a unit specially trained and equipped to handle these types of situations with less loss of life and property damage.
LAPD, along with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department SWAT team, continues to train and cross train and is the hub of training local SWAT units on the West coast.
www.ci.bend.or.us /depts/police/s_w_a_t_.html   (1107 words)

 Nelson (surname) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Nelson is of Irish origin and means "son of Nell".
In Panama(central america) Nelson is known as a greedy ass a piggy.
John Nelson (martyr), Catholic priest and martyr (d.
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 Don't f**k with the LAPD - Automotive Message Forums   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Beating by LAPD Officer Airs on TV *The case is seen as a test for Bratton as parallels are drawn to the Rodney King incident of 1991.
As two officers are restraining the suspected thief on the ground, a third officer is seen delivering a quick kick to the suspect and then striking him 11 times in the upper body with a flashlight.
LAPD officials defended their decision to keep secret the names of the officers involved, saying legal constraints of personnel and penal codes are now more strict.
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 Corruption inside the LAPD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Some of the criminal charges against the officers and their subsequent civil suit stem from the April 26, 1996, arrest of an alleged 18th Street gang member named Allan Lobos, who Perez contended was framed by the officers on a gun charge.
LAPD Capt. Julie Nelson, a 28-year veteran, was arrested after a sting in which she allegedly sold counterfeit DVDs to undercover officers.
Among the cases were one officer's contention that he lost his job after reporting that an officer planted a gun after a shooting and, in an unrelated incident, that another officer struck a pregnant woman in the stomach.
www.goodbadcorrupt.com /CAlosangeles.html   (11516 words)

 SWAT: Fear, Sweat & Bullets :: SWAT History
Officer John Nelson presented the special weapons and tactics concept to a young inspector by the name of Darryl F. Gates.
In the ensuing four-hour siege, thousands of rounds of ammunition were fired, resulting in the wounding of three Panthers and three police officers.
Since the advent of the domestic hostage rescue skill, the LAPD SWAT Team has rescued dozens of hostages and currently handles approximately 80 barricaded suspect incidents and 50 high-risk warrants a year.
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 SWAT - LAPD Authors
As a young police officer with the LAPD assigned to what is now the Southwest Division, I worked 12-hour shifts during the two weeks it took to return order to the city.
The officers will be briefed on the mission: the kind of mission (such as serving a warrant, arresting a suspect, hostage rescue, or others), the physical layout of the target (the architecture of any buildings involved, for example), any available intelligence on the target, and the actual tactical plan to be used.
The LAPD SWAT team was one of the earliest groups to form in the United States.The development of SWAT is generally credited to the Los Angeles Police Department, in particular to then-inspector Daryl Gates, in 1967.
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 World SWAT Challenge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Officer John Nelson came up with the idea to form a specially trained and equipped unit to respond to these critical situations, and Inspector Darryl F. Gates - who would later become famous as LA’s chief of police -- approved it.
Later, in 1974, LAPD SWAT took on a group of fugitives from the now-famous "Symbionese Liberation Army" (SLA), who had holed up in a house on Compton Avenue.
A retired officer in the Israeli Police Forces who has taught thousands at the national academy, Kotser is a leading authority on SWAT techniques.
www.kumawar.com /SWATChallenge/forces.php   (698 words)

 LAPD SWAT - Tapesh.Com Forum
With many of these incidents occurring in Los Angeles, the LAPD leadership decided to study the problem, and hopefully come up with a viable solution.After conducting an examination of how each incident was handled by law enforcement, the LAPD leadership realized that an effective response to these situations was virtually nonexistent.
Three civilians and nine officers were shot within the first five minutes of the shoot-out, and a total of 350 officers were eventually called to the scene.
Regardless of the number of officers assigned to a SWAT unit, the NTOA asserts that the selection process must be based upon performance standards, not quota appeasement.
www.tapesh.com /forum/showthread.php?t=2597   (4009 words)

 Los Angeles Police Department Author - Chief Daryl F. Gates
William Parker was credited with being the Chief that reformed and streamlined the LAPD, bringing in changes to stamp out corruption and improve efficiency.
This is a model used by law enforcement agencies throughout the world today for their specialized units dealing with hostage rescue and extreme situations involving armed and dangerous suspects.
Ordinary officers didn't handle those situations at all well, because line police officers, whose job is simple law enforcement, get limited weapons training, very little weapons practice, and effectively no team combat tactics or "counterforce" capability.
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John Howe has owned a 175 acre farm in Maine for 29 years addressing energy solutions and simpler living with less fossil energy.
John E. Ikerd was raised on a small dairy farm in southwest Missouri and received his BS, MS, and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Missouri.
Mike is a former LAPD narcotics investigator, whistleblower and a 1973 Honors Graduate of UCLA in Political Science.
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 Complaint in Pattinson vs. Scientology
Defendant Christine McNocher is, or was, the Airtechs Officer on the MV Freewinds and, as more fully described herein, she wrongfully stripped Plaintiff of his OT levels thereby, and in other ways, participating in the fraudulent and wrongful conduct perpetrated on Plaintiff by Defendants herein.
Defendant John Travolta ("Travolta"), at various relevant times herein, was a resident of the City of Los Angeles, County of Los Angeles, State of California, is now believed to be a resident of the State of Florida, and is a celebrity member of the Church of Scientology.
The ethics officer of the Scientology Celebrity Center, Paris was given orders to call in all of Plaintiff's Scientology friends and fraudulently misrepresented to them that Plaintiff had "stolen a document" from the M.V. Freewinds relating to the conduct of Mrs.
www.skeptictank.org /hs/pattinso.htm   (13538 words)

 injusticebusters 2005 > > Johnny Cochran: We're going to miss you!
The officer who stopped him said later he had reached into the car to grab the ignition key and the car lurched forward causing the gun to discharge accidentally.
John Van de Kamp tapped him to be assistant district attorney, the No. 3 position in the office, and suggested he change the system from the inside.
At the time it was the largest award resulting from LAPD misconduct granted by a trial jury, although the plaintiff later agreed to a reduced award of $4.6 million.
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 LAPD S.W.A.T *updated with new photos 27/08 page 1* - Military Photos
The first SWAT unit was created in the city of Delano, California, in the 1960s in response to the farmworker uprisings led by the then-new UFW headed by Cesar Chavez.
In the 1960s, Los Angeles was experiencing problems with sniping incidents against police officers and civilians.
Ordinary police officers handled those situations poorly, since they received limited weapons training, very little weapons practice, and effectively no training in team combat tactics or "counterforce" capability.
www.militaryphotos.net /forums/showthread.php?t=52284   (657 words)

 Picturing Justice. The Shield by Judith Grant
People seem to have significantly lowered their standards for law enforcement officers, and have accepted these kinds of portrayals as entertainment.
Still, the LAPD complaints appear to have prevailed, and FX ultimately chose a third name for the show, settling on The Shield.
Both have cops who stole cocaine from the evidence room for later re-sale, were part of a high- prestige, anti-gang task force with a great deal of autonomy, hired themselves out as security to rap record labels, and ran their own versions of street justice.
www.usfca.edu /pj/shield_grant.htm   (1443 words)

 IRC | RightWeb | Group Watch: Western Goals Foundation
(10) Nonetheless, both John Rees and Jay Paul have said that many files from the LAPD which were supposed to have been destroyed ended up at Western Goals.
Larry McDonald, John Rees, and Sherman Unkefer were members of the John Birch Society.
John Singlaub, Daniel Graham, and Mildred Jefferson, are members of the national policy board of the American Freedom Coalition, a political organization with extensive ties to the Unification Church.
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 La Fiebre.net COPS
Plainclothes officers had walked among the racers all evening, keeping police apprised of how many cars and participants were gathering at the northeast San Fernando Valley hot spot.
But by around 12:30 a.m., the racers were back in force, and the plainclothes officers called in the go-ahead via cell phone.
Officers made one felony arrest for weapons possession, issued six misdemeanor citations for racing and 25 citations for curfew violations.
www.racingscenemag.com /cops/index.htm   (1697 words)

 Motorcycle officer hit near fatal crash site | LAPD
The officer, riding a police motorcycle, made a U-turn and was struck by a GMC Envoy headed south.
The officer may not have realized that the southbound lanes were open,
The motorcycle officer reportedly was alert and following commands to move his fingers and toes.
www.lapd.com /article.aspx?a=3942   (275 words)

 The Mediadrome - TV - When Cops Attack!
Vice president of publicity for FX, John Solberg, claimed that Rampart wasn't intended to be reflective of the actual police division.
While he found depictions of the L.A.P.D., like those in the FX series, to be frustrating, he said, he ultimately trusts the public to know the difference between television and reality.
It failed to appease the L.A.P.D., whose continued scorn, insiders say, prompted another name change as the machine switched to a damage control cycle.
www.themediadrome.com /content/articles/tv_articles/when_cops_attack.htm   (832 words)

 Brewerfan.net - Web Search - Jamie Nelson
Nelson (surname) This article is about the surname Nelson.
Jamie Nelson, who is the all-time career managerial victories leader for the...
Jamie Nelson will be returning for his fourth consecutive season as the...
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 POLICE WRITERS - Daryl F. Gates
Daryl Francis Gates was born to a Mormon mother and a Catholic father in the
as an "occupying force"; an excellent example of this perception can be seen in the video for NWA's "F**k tha Police," which depicts a white, mustachioed LAPD officer in mirrored sunglasses, swinging a nightstick from horseback.
Within minutes of the announcement of the verdict, white truck driver Reginald Denny was dragged from his vehicle while stopped at the intersection of
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 All the News [Not] Fit to Print   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
John Pilger was born and educated in Sydney.
Chomsky and other linguists who built on his work formulated transformational rules, which transform a sentence with a given grammatical structure (e.g., “John saw Mary”) into a sentence with a different grammatical structure but the same essential meaning (“Mary was seen by John”).
In the mid-1970's, he worked in London with former CIA officer Philip Agee and his associates on their project of exposing CIA personnel and their misdeeds.
www.southernoceansoftware.com /news/news.html   (13052 words)

 Los Angeles County Raceway
We waited for the LAPD." Officials used the death as a rallying cry for additional traffic patrols in the Valley, which historically outpaces the rest of the city in traffic crashes because of its long, straight streets.
For instance, instead of conducting a routine bust, the officers would videotape races, find out who owned the cars, then confront the kids and their parents at home.
Officers educated city and county agencies, parents, and the judicial system, schools, and media, pushing for stronger street-racing laws.
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 The Mediadrome - History - Like It Or Not...
Here in L.A., talk of friends and family who live in New York is now mixed with concern over the possibility of West Coast terrorist attacks, of biochemical weapons tucked into suitcases and other unseen devices.
Security at the LAPD's various Divisions is has been heightened.
Black-and-whites block whole streets in parts of Downtown, as well as in several other metropolitan sectors.
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No Man of Her Own: movie [Paramount, 1949] Director: Mitchell Leisen; Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, John Lund; Plot: identity theft by pregnant woman with pregnant widow killed in train wreck; Adapted: from Cornell Woolrich novel I Married a Dead Man [1948] under pseudonym William Irish; Remake: [France, 1982] Director: Robin Davis; Starring: Nathalie Baye, Francis Huster.
Framed and dismissed from LAPD, where he was an honest cop, his life spun out of control when his wife died.
His sherry-drinking days as a bum are complicated by LAPD Lieutenant MacDonald, whom he assists on tricky crimes.
www.magicdragon.com /UltimateMystery/authorsN.html   (408 words)

 In the Line of Fire (1993)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Trivia: The character of Frank Horrigan was inspired by real-life Secret Service agent Clint Hill, who was with President John F. Kennedy in Dallas and who later broke down on national TV during a live 60-minute interview saying that he felt responsible for the President's death.
Goofs: Continuity: When Frank and Lilly are disrobing on their way to the bed, you see all of their gear fall to the ground piece by piece and then their clothing.
A great performance by Clint Eastwood and particularly John Malkovich in my opinion his finest one to date.
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