Ed Davis was appointed Chief of the Los
Angeles Police Department in 1969. He was elected State Senator in 1980 for California’s
19th District, and re-elected again in 1984. This small collection of primarily
published material contains correspondence, mailings, newspaper clippings, newsletters,
pamphlets, reports, studies, and related documents covering special topics. Of
particular significance are the state reports on hazardous waste, and toxic substances
and legislative proposals from Senator Davis's office.
Ed Davis was appointed Chief of the Los Angeles Police Department in 1969. During his
eight years as Chief of Police, he created the now-famous Neighborhood Watch program,
was elected President of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, and served
for two years as Chairman of the Police Task Force of the National Advisory Commission
on Criminal Justice Standards and Goals.
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The collection is open for research use.