Politics

Villaraigosa tweets: it's Beck

Mayor Villaraigosa at 10:16 sent out a Twitter post saying "Meet Charlie Beck, my choice to lead the LAPD," with a link to this bio.

The Rev. Carr connection: Villaraigosa's new chief of staff no doubt has a hand in the selection of Beck. From the bio:


Beck is widely viewed as a progressive reformer, embracing the same comprehensive approach to gang violence reduction as Rev. Jeff Carr, the City’s first Gang Czar who now serves as Mayor Villaraigosa’s Chief of Staff.


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