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Book [Research] files

box 1

Acknowledgements

 

ACLU

 

ACLU Suit

 

Anatomy of a Riot (ABC)

 

Arson

 

Arts and Healing

 

Back-up

 

Bakewell, Danny

 

Black Rage

 

Boyarsky Columns

 

Bradley, Tom

 

Braun, Lance

 

Brewer, Jesse

 

Briseno, Theodore

 

Broome, Homer F., Jr.

 

Bush, George H. W.

 

Bystander Officers

 

Change of Venue

 

Chavis, Benjamin

 

Child Abuse

 

CHP and King Beating

 

Christopher Commission

 

Chronologies – King Case

 

Compton Officers Killed

 

Compton – Taped Beating

 

Crack Cocaine Cases

 

Crime – Fear and Statistics

 

Cunningham Trial

 

Dalton Raid and Operation Hammer

 

Davies, John (Judge)

 

Davis, Ed

 

Davis, Lawrence (Nurse)

 

Deadwiler, Leonard

 

Demographics

box 2

Denny Beating Case

 

Denny Jurors

 

Denny Trial

 

Denny Trial – Jury Instructions

 

Denny Verdicts

 

Detroit Beating

 

Double Jeopardy

 

Dragnet

 

Dream City (Chapter 1)

 

ECC Logs

 

Editorial Comment

 

Eglash, Jeffrey C. (Inspector General)

 

Epilogue

 

Federal Appeal

 

Federal Charges – Pre-Trial

 

Federal Charges – Trial

 

Federal Prosecutors

 

Federal Sentencing

 

Federal Sentencing – Joan Biskupic Series

 

Federal Sentencing – Joan Biskupic Series

 

Federal Trial Clips

 

Firefighters

 

Fuhrman, Mark

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Gangs

 

Garcetti, Gil

 

Gates, Daryl

 

General

 

Gates on Riot Evening

 

L.A. Police Chief

 

Working File

 

Grigsby [J. Eugene] Material

 

Grimes, Milton

 

Harlins, [Latasha] and [Soon Ja] Du

 

Holliday [George] Profile, 2006

 

Housing

 

Human Interest Stories

 

Insurance Problems

 

Juries / Jurors – mainly newspaper clippings and AP stories

 

Jurors – Federal Trial (comments)

 

Jurors – Federal Trial (selection)

 

Jurors – Simi

 

Justice Department Statements

 

Karlin, Joyce [judge in the Soon Ja Du trial]

 

Kerbrat, Tina

 

King, Rodney Glenn

 

General

 

Beating

 

Beating – Log of Chase

 

Beating Witnesses

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Civil Suit

 

Later Arrests

 

LAPD

 

General

 

Chokehold

 

Community Policing

 

Equipment

 

Fuhrman, [Mark]

 

Gays

box 5

Mini Riot

 

1996

 

Pay Raise and Contract

 

Problem Officers

 

Rights Boards

 

Training

 

Video Cameras

 

Violent Crimes Operations Plan

 

Women

 

LAPD Spying Units

 

Latinos and Riots

 

Legislative Action (city, state, federal)

 

Letters - Book

 

Levenson, Laurie

 

Lincoln Heights Shooting

 

Liquor Stores

 

Long Beach Riot Murder

 

Looting

 

Los Angeles

 

Los Angeles and Southern California – 1997

 

Los Angeles – Lou Cannon Stories

 

Los Angeles – Mayor's Race, 1993

 

Los Angeles – Mayor's Race, 1997

 

Lynwood Grocer

 

Mader, Katherine

 

Magic Mountain Melee

 

Marchant, Diane

 

Maria

 

Marshall, Bobbie

 

McDonald's - Sunland

 

McNamara, Joseph

 

Media

 

Merrick Bobb Report

 

Meyer, Greg

 

Miscellany – 1991-1997

 

Mitchell, Margaret La Verne

 

Moore, Patricia

 

Murray, Cecil

box 6

National Guard Report

 

New York Police Department (NYPD)

 

Newhall Incident

 

Official Negligence

 

Ouderkirk, John (Judge)

 

Outlines

 

Parker, William H

 

Parks, Bernard

 

Pasadena Barber

 

Police Brutality – LAPD (such stories as the Amnesty International report)

 

Police Brutality – Other

 

Police Commission Report (Williams selection)

 

Police Protective League

 

Polls and Surveys

 

Powell, Laurence

 

Pre-Verdicts – Simi

 

Pre-Verdicts – Simi

 

Racism

 

Ramparts Area Corruption Incident

 

Rebuild

 

Blacks

 

Corporate

 

Jews

 

Koreans

 

Latinos

 

Rebuild L.A. – Ueberroth Group

 

Recovery

 

Three Months

 

Six Months

 

One Year Later

 

Mental / Emotional

 

Suits against the City

 

Reiner, Ira

 

Reinhardt, Stephen

 

Revision

 

Riordan, Richard

 

Mayor

 

Mayor's Race, 1997

 

Riordan and Police

 

Riots

 

General

 

After Riots: Future

 

Aftermath

 

Anniversary

 

Chronological

box 7

First Day: Apr. 29, 1992

 

Apr. 30 – May 4, 1992

 

Four Years Later

 

Five Years Later

 

Elections (stories about how riots figured in the primary or election)

 

Elsewhere

 

The Los Angeles Riots: Causes, Myths and Solutions" – Joel Kotkin and David Friedman, Progressive Policy Institute, Feb. 1993

 

Magazines – articles about

 

National Guard

 

Newspaper Articles

 

Notes and Misc.

 

Police Response

 

Take 2

 

Toll

 

Updates (final numbers)

 

Verdicts

 

Riverside Beating

 

Sheinbaum, Stanley

 

Sheriff Department Report

 

Simi Valley – Trial

 

Simi Valley – Ventura

 

Simpson Verdict

 

Team Policing – McBride Study, Dec. 1973

 

Television

 

Tow Truck Shooting

 

Trial Memorandum

 

Trial Notes

 

Twilight – Anna Deveare Smith

 

University of Southern California (USC) – incl. holdings about riots

 

Use of Force

 

Venice Riot

box 8

Vernon, Robert

 

Videotape

 

Voices of Los Angeles

 

Waco

 

Watts

 

Webster Commission

 

Weisberg, Stanley (Judge)

 

Williams, Damien

 

Williams, Georgina

 

Williams, Willie

 

General

 

Chief and Successor

 

Wind, Timothy

 

Crown Heights

 

Internal affairs and related documents

Access Restrictions

Some files closed, pending review by LC.
box 9

Koon v. USA. Includes privacy act request to U.S. Department of Justice for records pertaining to Stacey C. Koon, and documents submitted to the Supreme Court of the United States, 1994-1995

 

Los Angeles Police Department – History (photocopy of printed work) circa 1892

 

Los Angeles Police Department –Internal Affairs Division

 

Koon, Stacey C. – Transcript of taped statement [closed]

 

Powell, Laurence – Transcript of taped statement [closed]

 

Powell Brutality Case – Internal Affairs documents re misconduct by Laurence Powell in earlier case unrelated to Rodney King incident (Jaxon Van Derbeken) [closed] 1990

 

Public Hearings – Woodrow High 1991 May 20

 

[Public Hearings] – n.p. circa 1991 June 5

 

[Public Hearings] – n.p circa 1991 June

 

Summary of Arrest Database 1992 August

 

Summary of Fire Database 1992 August 26

 

Summary of 911 Incidents Database 1992 August 25

 

Interviews

Scope and Content

Transcripts, notes from interviews, and some related material. Interviews by Lou Cannon unless otherwise noted. Interviews by Jaxon Van Derbeken are marked JVD.

Access Restrictions

All interviews open, unless otherwise noted. Closed interviews to be opened upon death of the interviewee.
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Interview lists

Scope and Content

Includes lists of people to interview and who were interviewed; includes some phone numbers and names of jurors; seems to be one alphabetical series of files [closed].
 

Almond, [Robert] Bob (jury foreman in U.S. v. Koon) [closed] – 1/5/94

 

Arizona Jurors [closed] – 1/5/94

 

Aubry, Larry (social activist) – 3/3/94

 

Bailey, Dorothy (jury forewoman in People v. Powell) – 1/4/95

 

Baltad, Greg (police officer in Metro Division) – 3/10/94

 

Banks, Ronald [Ron] (police commander during riots) [interview by JVD] – 2/15/95

 

Barnett, John (defense attorney for Theodore Briseno in state trial) – 10/18/93

 

Bass, Karen (lifelong resident of South Central and community activist) – 9/21/95

 

Block, Sherman (sheriff of Los Angeles County) – 3/16/94

 

Boyarsky, Bill (reporter) – 9/27/94

 

Bradley, Tom (mayor of Los Angeles, 1973-1993) – 1/28/93; 1/19/94

 

Bragg, Felicia (Watts resident, awarded scholarship to UCSB) – 2/16/94 ; Watts Tour, 2/22/94

 

Braun, Harland (defense attorney for Theodore Briseno in federal trial) – 7/20/93

 

Brewer, Jesse (assistant chief under Gates, later member of the Police Commission) [interview by JVD] – 8/9/94

 

Briseno, Theodore [Ted] (LAPD officer accused of using unlawful force against Rodney King) – 2/9/93 [closed]

 

Burt, Dan – 3/2/94

 

Carvajal, Roxane (Los Angeles County deputy district attorney, prosecutor in People v. Soon Ja Du) – 2/4/94

 

Cereghino, Warren (news director of KTLA at time of King beating) – 11/17/93; 4/20/94

 

Christopher, Warren (head of the Independent Commission on the Los Angeles Police Department) – 6/3/92

 

Clymer, [Steven] Steve (assistant U.S. attorney in Los Angeles, prosecutor in U.S. v. Stacey Koon, et al.) – 9/14/93

 

Cochran, Johnnie (civil attorney for Reginald Denny) – 11/11/93

 

Crosby, Jessica (LC's Los Angeles assistant) - Interviews re Denny verdict, n.d. [closed]

 

Davies, John (U.S. District judge in U.S. v. Koon and Rodney King's federal civil lawsuit for damages) – 11/26/93 [closed]

 

Davis, [Edward] Ed (LAPD chief, 1969-1978) – 1/11/94

 

DePasquale, Paul (defense attorney for Timothy Wind in both trials) – 10/6/93 ; 10/19/93

 

Dimitrius, Jo-Ellan (defense jury consultant in Rodney King and Reginald Denny trials) – 9/16/93 ; 3/24/94 ; 6/9/94

 

Dotson, David (assistant chief under Gates) – 12/21/93

 

Duke, Charles (sergeant with SWAT team, witness for defense in both trials) 10/5/93; [interview by JVD] - 8/22/94

 

Dunkin, John (homicide detective and a spokesman for Chiefs Gates and Williams) – 11/12/93 ; 12/5/93

 

Dust, Gregory (LAPD officer in Foothill Division) – 11/28/94

 

Escobel, Maria (member of jury in U.S. v. Koon) [closed] – 12/13/93

 

Estrada, Leo (demographer and member of the Christopher Commission) – 2/1/94

 

Faal, Edi (defense attorney for Damian Williams) – 3/17/94

 

Fahey, Bill (U.S. attorney) – 1/10/94

 

Farmer, David (CNN Los Angeles bureau chief) – 4/25/94; 8/1/94; 8/30/94

 

Ford, Andrea (Los Angeles Times reporter for People v. Soon Ja Du trial) – 6/8/94

 

Fowler, Tim (Rodney King's parole officer) – 12/21/93

 

Frankle, Ron (deputy chief under Gates) [interview by JVD] - 8/10/94 ; (interview by LC) - 10/10/95

 

Garcetti, Gil (district attorney, Los Angeles County, 1992-2000) [Daily News] - 10/25/95

 

Gates, Daryl (LAPD chief, 1978-1992) – 2/4/94; 5/10/94

 

Grigsby, Gene – 3/15/94

 

Grimes, Milton (civil attorney for Rodney King) – interview by Jessica Crosby, LC's Los Angeles assistant - 4/16/93

 

Gunn, Joe (liaison of Mayor Riordan to Police Commission) – 6/24/96

 

Gunson, Roger (deputy district attorney, Los Angeles County) – 10/19/93

 

Guzzetta, Jerry (private investigator and friend of Laurence Powell) – 4/16/94

 

Hillmann, Michael (lieutenant in Metro Division) – 8/19/94

 

Hunt, Matthew (deputy chief in South Bureau during riots) – 1/6/94

 

Hunt, Ted (LAPD officer, Police Academy instructor, and board member of Los Angeles Police Protective League) – 8/30/94 ; 8/31/94

 

Jefferson, Paul (captain of 77th Street Division during riots) – 5/11/94

 

Jenkins, Leon (black lawyer representing the Harlins family in the civil proceedings against Soon Ja Du) – 4/15/94

 

Joo, David (gun-store owner in Koreatown) – 12/23/93

 

Jurors – Federal Trial Interviews [closed]

 

Karlin, Joyce (Superior Court trial judge in People v. Du) – 1/6/94

 

King, Angela (sister of Rodney King) – 4/5/94

 

King, Rodney [Glen] (Beaten by LAPD officers on March 3, 1991) – 12/18/95

 

Klein, Joan [Dempsey] (presiding justice of the Second District of the California Court of Appeal) – 7/1/94

 

Koenig, Dan (LAPD lieutenant) - 9/27/94

 

Koon, Stacey (LAPD sergeant accused of permitting unlawful force while supervising the arrest of Rodney King) -12/4/95 [closed]

 

Kowalski [Barry] (Justice Department attorney, lead member of prosecution team in U.S. v. Stacey Koon, et al.), et al – 9/23/93 ; 4/14/94 ; 1/2/96

 

Kroeker, Mark (deputy chief under Gates and Williams) - 12/5/95

 

Landsman, Scott (sergeant, Police Academy instructor, and martial arts expert) – 7/15/94

 

Leonard, Richard (defense attorney for Soon Ja Du) – 6/8/94

 

Lerman, [Steven] Steve (civil attorney for Rodney King) – 10/20/93

 

Lloyd, Charles (defense attorney for Soon Ja Du) – 2/15/94

 

Lorenzen, Thomas (lieutenant in charge of SWAT) [interview by JVD] ] – 8/15/94 ; 8/16/94

 

Love, Hazel [interview by JVD] – 9/14/94

 

Mathews, Jay (Los Angeles bureau chief for The Washington Post) – 7/17/94

 

McBride, Tim (captain of Foothill Station at time of Rodney King beating; later LAPD commander and spokesman for Chief Williams) – [interview by JVD] – 8/1/94; 8/2/94

 

McBride, Tim – 6/24/96; 7/29/96

 

Meyer, Greg (sergeant, later lieutenant, and use-of-force expert)– [interview by JVD] - 8/26/94

 

Middleton, Lawrence (assistant U.S. attorney in Los Angeles, prosecutor in U.S. v. Stacey Koon, et al.) – 9/14/93

 

Moore, Janet (Los Angeles County deputy district attorney, prosecutor in People v. Damian Williams and Henry Watson) – 3/16/94

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Morrison, George (Gates' chief of staff) – [interview by JVD] - 8/10/94

 

Moulin, [Michael] Mike (lieutenant in 77th Street Division during riots), – 4/20/94

 

Mounger, Darryl (defense attorney for Stacey Koon in state trial) [closed] – 10/24/93

 

Nelson, Bryce (Christopher Commission director of press information, USC journalism professor and former Los Angeles Times reporter) – notes

 

Newton, Jim (reporter for the Los Angeles Times) – 4/19/94 ; 7/29/96

 

Oh, Angela (Korean activist) – 6/10/94; 4/29/96

 

Olney, Warren (broadcast journalist) – 11/16/93

 

Ordin, Andrea (Christopher Commission member, former U.S. Attorney) – 11/28/94

 

Osborne, D. M. (writer for The American Lawyer) – 1/10/95

 

Owens, Tom (private investigator for Rodney King) – 10/8/93 ; 10/12/93

 

Pisano, Jane – 6/22/94

 

Police Protective League – 7/23/93

 

Reich, Ken (senior reporter at the Los Angeles Times)

 

Reiner, Ira (district attorney, Los Angeles County, 1984-1992) - 9/17/93 ; 9/30/93 ; 10/13/93 ; 7/12/94

 

Reinhardt, Stephen (Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeal for the Ninth Circuit) - 1/27/94 ; 5/16/96

 

Rhee, Richard (owner of California Market and organizer of Koreatown defense during riots) – 2/16/94

 

Ridley-Thomas, Mark (member of the Los Angeles city council) – 3/24/94

 

Riordan, Richard (mayor of Los Angeles, 1993-2001) – 3/11/94 ; 6/24/96

 

Rose, Eric – 4/24/96

 

Rouzan, Joseph, Jr. (black LAPD officer, later executive director of the Los Angeles Police Commission) – [interview by JVD] - 8/18/94

 

Ruff, Cliff (detective and former president of Los Angeles Police Protective League) – 2/3/94; 7/2/96

 

Salzman, Ira (defense attorney for Stacey Koon in federal trial) – 9/27/93

 

Sheinbaum, Stanley (Police Commission president under Bradley) – 10/26/93

 

Sheriff, John (black LAPD officer, 77th Street Division) – [interview by JVD] - 9/27/94

 

Simpach, Robert (LAPD officer) – [interviews by JVD], 9/8/94 ; 10/27/94

 

Spiegel, John (prosecutor and special assistant to Warren Christopher in the State Department, recruiter for Christopher Commission members) - 11/29/93

 

Stone, [Michael] Mike (defense attorney for Laurence Powell in both trials) - 10/4/93

 

Tieger, Alan (Justice Department attorney, lead member of prosecution team in U.S. v. Stacey Koon, et al.) – 9/24/93 ; 4/15/94

 

Titiriga, Nick (sergeant in 77th Street Division during riots) – 3/13/94

 

Tzimeas, Taky (Internal Affairs Division detective in charge of Rodney King beating inquiry) – 1/10/95

 

Walters, Carolyn (jury forewoman in People v. Damian Williams and Henry Watson) – 4/8/94; and Arizona jurors, 4/6/94 [closed]

 

Waters, Maxine (congresswomen) – clippings, 1993

 

Webster, William H. (former FBI and CIA director, chair of commission that investigated the Los Angeles riots) – 9/23/93

 

White, Jack (LAPD investigator of King incident for the district attorney) – 1/24/94 ; 1/31/94

 

White, Terry (Los Angeles County deputy district attorney, prosecutor in state trial of the officers accused of assaulting Rodney King) – 10/5/93

 

Williams, Hubert (former Newark Police chief and co-chair of the Webster Commission) – 3/4/94

 

Williams, Willie (LAPD chief, 1992-1997) – 1/27/93 ; 12/10/93 ; 7/29/96

 

Wilson, James Q. (political scientist and public policy expert) – 5/27/94

 

Wind, Timothy (LAPD probationary officer accused of using unlawful force against Rodney King) [closed] – 7/26/94 ; 8/11/94

 

Yaroslavsky, Zev (Los Angeles county supervisor) – 2/3/94

 

Yochelson, Alan (Los Angeles County deputy district attorney, prosecutor in state trial of the officers accused of assaulting Rodney King) – 10/19/93

 

Zeigler, David (LAPD officer and president of the Los Angeles Protective League) – 11/16/93

 

Interviews – Miscellany [closed]

 

Questions [closed]

 

Reports

box 12

Assessment of the Performance of the California National Guard during the Civil Disturbances in Los Angeles, April & May, 1992. Report to the Honorable Pete Wilson, Governor, State of California, by William H. Harrison, Lieutenant General, U.S. Army Retired, Oct. 2, 1992.

 

City Government for the Future: Report of the Los Angeles City Charter Commission, July 1969.

 

Domestic Violence in the Los Angeles Police Department: How Well Does the Los Angeles Police Department Police Its Own? The Report of the Domestic Violence Task Force. Office of the Inspector General, July 22, 1997.

 

From the Outside In: Residency Patterns within the Los Angeles Police Department. A Report by the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California, Mar. 1994.

 

"Historical Overview Report" of the Los Angeles Civil Disturbance. Prepared by Timothy V. Manning, Terrance J. Manning, and Christopher S. Kawai. Los Angeles City Fire Department, Oct. 1992.

 

How Much Do Immigrants Pay in Taxes? Evidence from Los Angeles County, by Rebecca L. Clark and Jeffrey S. Passel. Program for Research on Immigration Policy, Population Studies Center, The Urban Institute, August 1993.

 

The Impact of Fanchon Blake v. City of Los Angeles, on the Selection, Recruitment,Training, Appointment, and Performance of Women and Minorities for the Los Angeles Police Department and the City of Los Angeles, Vols. 1-2. The Claremont Graduate School, July 1990.

 

Impact of Undocumented Persons and Other Immigrants on Costs, Revenues and Services in Los Angeles County. A Report Prepared for Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, Nov. 6, 1992.

 

Independent Commission on the Los Angeles Police Department – Assistant Chief David D. Dotson Testimony, June 14, 1991.

 

Jury Consultants: Effective Use & Ethical Responsibilities. State Bar of Arizona, Apr. 1994.

 

Los Angeles Police Department Citizen Complaint Procedure: The Call for Change Goes Unanswered. A Study by the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California, Mar. 1992.

 

Manual of the Los Angeles Police Department, 1990.

 

The Mayor's Special Advisory Committee on Fiscal Administration: Final Report. Feb. 24, 1994.

 

New Initiatives for a New Los Angeles. Final Report and Recommendations, Senate Special Task Force on a New Los Angeles, Dec. 9, 1992.

 

Nonlethal Weapons vs. Conventional Police Tactics: The Los Angeles Police Department Experience, by Greg Meyer (Police Tactics Consultant), 1992.

 

Office of the Inspector General Six-Month Report. Los Angeles Board of Police Commissioners, Jan. 1997.

 

The Progressives and the Police: Urban Reform and the Professionalization of the American Police, by J. G. Woods, ca. 1973.

 

Project 1008: Los Angeles County Registered Voters, Saturday-Tuesday, April 13-16, 1991. Survey re Rodney King incident.

 

Reform Delayed: Five Years After the Christopher Commission: Los Angeles Police Department Citizen Complaint Procedures, 1991-1996. A White Paper by the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California, July 9, 1996.

 

Response to Training Group's Critique of Testimony – King Incident. Charles L. Duke, Jr., Sergeant, Metropolitan Division, Special Weapons and Tactics, Aug. 14, 1993.

 

South-Central Los Angeles: Anatomy of an Urban Crisis, edited by Allen J. Scott and E. Richard Brown. The Lewis Center for Regional Policy Studies, UCLA. Working Paper No. 6. June 1993.

 

The Strain of Change: Voices of Los Angles Police Officers – Executive Summary. A Preliminary Report Issued to: The National Institute of Justice, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C., by Wellford W. Wilms, Warren H. Schmidt, and Alex J. Norman, Oct. 23, 2000.

 

To Rebuild Is Not Enough: Final Report and Recommendations of the Assembly Special Committee on the Los Angeles Crisis. Assemblyman Curtis R. Tucker, Jr., Chair. Sept. 28, 1992.

 

Toward an ADEPT California: A Customer Satisfaction State! A Preliminary Report of the Assembly Democratic Economic Prosperity Team (ADEPT), ca. Nov. 1992.

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Violence in the City –An End or a Beginning? A Report by the Governor's Commission on the Los Angeles Riots, Dec. 2, 1965.

 

Violence Prevention in California: A Qualitative and Quantitative Study of Californian Attitudes Towards Violence Prevention. Prepared for the Pacific Center for Violence Prevention, by EDK Associates, Inc., July 1993.

 

"What I Remember about the Riots," from the Children of Los Angeles. United Ministry at USC, ca. Spring-Summer, 1993.

 

"Who Killed Los Angeles?" two-part story by Mike Davis, ca. May 1993.

 

The Years of Controversy: The Los Angeles Police Commission, 1991-1993, by C. A. Novak. Police Foundation, 1995.

 

Miscellany – mainly shorter pieces, including articles, several relating to discipline.

 

Research / Background files

Scope and Content

Much seems to be to/from/about the Independent Commission on the Los Angeles Police Department, chaired by Warren Christopher [aka the Christopher Commission].
 

General

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American-Police-State – "Big-Trouble for LAPD," Mar. 1, 1991

 

Black Partnership Development Council of the Greater Los Angeles United Way – "The Black Community of Great Los Angeles: A Community in Transition," ca. 1992

 

Charter of the City of Los Angeles, [ca. 1978]

 

CISOP [Criminal Intelligence Systems Operating Policy?] – Statement Regarding the Recommendation of the Christopher Commission, [ca. July 1991]

 

Daryl Gates Retirement Letter, July 22, 1991

 

"Human Relations in the Police Service," Aug. 1988

 

Human Rights Watch – "Police Brutality in the United States," July 1991

 

Los Angeles Map

 

Los Angeles Police Department – Basic Course Knowledge Domains, July 1989

 

Los Angeles Police Department – Training Division, n.d.

 

Los Angeles Sentinel (Largest Black-Owned Newspaper in the West), June 20 – June 26, 1991 issue

 

Los Angeles Times – articles re LAPD, Mar. – Apr. 1991

 

Los Angeles Times – articles re LAPD, Mar. – Apr. 1991

 

Los Angeles Times Poll – Outcome of Christopher Commission Report, July 1991

 

Manual of the Los Angeles Police Department - Policy /Law Enforcement Operations, 1991

 

Meyer, Greg – "Nonlethal Weapons versus Conventional Police Tactics: The Los Angeles Police Department Experience (M.S. Thesis, California State University, Los Angeles, Mar. 1991)

 

1989-1990 Fiscal Year Filing Activity – Felony and Misdemeanor Complaints

 

Perspectives on Policing, Nov. 1988 and Jan. 1990 issues

 

Police Misconduct – Lexis Nexis search results, mainly newspaper articles, 1990-1991

 

"A Training Analysis of the Los Angeles Police Department," Oct. 21, 1991

 

Citizens' Committee to Support the Report of the Independent Commission on the Los Angeles Police Department

Scope and Content

Correspondence, lists, memoranda, ca. Aug. 1991- Jan. 1992
 

Independent Commission on the Los Angeles Police Department [Christopher Commission].

Scope and Content

Correspondence, executive summaries, memoranda, presentations, reports, statements, testimony, and supporting documents, arranged chronologically. "Various' indicates folders of material for a given date or date span, not always dealing with a single topic. Arranged chronologically.
 

"Selected Messages from the LAPD Mobile Digital Terminal System, Nov. 1, 1989 – Mar. 4, 1991

 

Various – Mar. 20, 1991

 

Various – Mar. 25, 1991

 

Various - Mar. 1991

 

Various – Mar. – Apr. 1991

 

Various – Apr. 8, 1991

 

Materials for Meeting of Apr. 9, 1991

 

Various - Apr. 10, 1991

 

Various – Apr. 11, 1991

 

Overview and Summary of Commission Work Plan, Apr. 22, 1991

 

Various – Apr. 28, 1991

 

Various – Apr. 29, 1991

 

Various – Apr. 1991

 

Various, Apr. – May 1991

 

"The LAPD and the Lesbian and Gay Community"- May 1, 1991

 

Various – May 1, 1991

 

Various – May 2, 1991

 

Various – May 3, 1991

 

Various – May 5, 1991

 

Various – May 6, 1991

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Meeting – May 7, 1991

 

Various - May 7, 1991

 

Various – May 8, 1991

 

Testimony of Robert Talcott - May 13, 1991

 

Executive Session - May 24, 1991

 

Public Meeting – May 29, 1991

 

Various – May 1991

 

Various - May-June 1991

 

Session - June 17, 1991

 

Various – June 18, 1991

 

Report: Draft Chapter on Structural Issues - June 20, 1991

 

"Issues Concerning the Asian-Pacific Community Arising Out of the Rodney King Incident" - June 21, 1991

 

Report: Revised Draft, Ch. On Structural Issues - June 25, 1991

 

Session - June 25, 1991

 

Report: Draft, Ch. 6: Training - June 26, 1991

 

Session – June 26, 1991

 

Various Documents – June 26, 1991

 

Report: Training Chapter Draft – June 27, 1991

 

Session – June 28, 1991

 

Report: Tentative Staff Draft – Ch. IX, June 30, 1991

 

Various - June 1991

 

Report: Drafts of several sections - ca. July 1, 1991

 

Report: Drafts of several sections - July 2-5, 1991

box 16

Meeting - July 3, 1991

 

Report Summary - July 9, 1991

 

Statement by Warren Christopher before the Public Safety Committee of the Los Angeles City Council - July 17, 1991

 

Various – July 1991

 

Preliminary Draft Outline of the Recommendations of the Independent Commission … - Aug. 21, 1991

 

Various – Aug. 1991

 

Various – Sept. 1991

 

Various – Oct. 1991

 

LAPD Implementation Status Report - Dec. 1991

 

LAPD Status Reports on Implementation of Independent Commission Recommendations - Jan. 16, 1992

 

Various – Jan. 27, 1992

 

Status Report - Jan. 30, 1992

 

Various - n.d.

box 17

Riot newspapers

 

Los Angeles Times and Washington Post, Apr. 30 - May 9, 1992, Apr. 18, 1993, Aug. 15, 1993.

box 18-19

Trial transcripts

Other Descriptive Information

Some also include supporting exhibits.
 

Federal trial

Scope and Content

United States District Court, Central District of California. United States of America v. Stacey C. Koon; Laurence M Powell; Timothy E. Wind; and Theodore J. Briseno. Daily Transcripts.
 

Nov. 12, 1992

 

Jan. 4, 1993

 

Jan. 19, 1993

 

Jan. 29, 1993

 

Feb. 8, 1993

 

Mar. 3-15, 1993

 

Mar. 16-25, 1993

 

Apr. 6-14, 1993; n.d.

box 20-23

Simi trial

Scope and Content

Superior Court of the State of California, for the County of Ventura. The People of the State of California v. Laurence Powell; Timothy E. Wind; Theodore Briseno; and Stacey Koon. Daily Transcripts.
 

Mar. 11 -14, 1991

 

May 6, 1991

 

Vol. 30-44: Feb. 3 – Mar. 5, 1992

 

Vol. 45-55: Mar. 6-20, 1992

 

Vol. 56-66: Mar. 23 – Apr. 6, 1992

 

Vol. 56-66: Mar. 23 – Apr. 6, 1992

box 24-25

Williams, Damien

Scope and Content

Superior Court of the State of California. The People of the State of California v. Damian Monroe Williams; and Henry Keith Watson. Daily Transcripts.
 

Vol. 36-51: Aug. 19 – Sept. 16, 1993

 

Vol. 52-65: Sept. 17 – Dec. 2, 1993

box 26-27

Miscellaneous Cases. Transcripts.

 

Allen, et al v. City of Los Angeles. United States District Court, Central District of California. Bryan Allen, Freddie G. Helms, and Rodney G. King v. The City of Los Angeles, et al, and Related Cross Actions, Jan. 1995

 

Briseno, et al. Theodore J. Briseno, Timothy Wind, Laurence Powell, Stacey Koon v. United States District Court, for the Central District of California, Apr. 1993

 

Orante-Hernandez, et al v. Meese, et al. United States District Court, Central District of California. Crosby Wilfredo Orantes-Hernandez v. Edwin Meese III, Attorney General of the United States, et al., Aug. 1987

 

Orantes-Hernandez, et al v. Thornburgh, et al. United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Crosby Wilfredo Orantes-Hernandez v. Richard Thornburgh, 1990

 

People v. Du. Superior Court of the State of California, for the County of Los Angeles. The People of the State of California v. Soon Ja Du, 1991-1992.

 

People v. Powell. Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles. People of the State of California v. Laurence Powell, May 1992

 

Powell, et al v. People. Court of Appeal of the State of California, Second Appellate District. Laurence Powell, Theodore J. Briseno, Stacey C. Koon, and Timothy E. Wind v. Superior Court of the County of Los Angeles (Respondent), People of the State of California (Real Parties in Interest), 1991

 

Trevino v. Gates, et al. United States District Court, Central District of California. Johanna Trevino v. Daryl Gates, et al., Nov. – Dec. 1994

 

USA v. Briseno. United States District Court, for the Central District of California. United States of America v. Theodore J. Briseno, 1992

 

USA v. Koon and Powell. United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. United States of America v. Stacey C. Koon; and Laurence M. Powell, 1993-1994

 

USA v. Powell. United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. United States of America v. Laurence M. Powell, Dec. 1993 – Mar. 1994

 

Other Documents. Found with Transcripts.

 

CNN / USA Today / Gallup Poll – telephone interviews nationwide re police performance, Feb. 8-9, 1993

 

Grand Jury of the United States of America, in and for the Central District of California – transcript of testimony by Rodney King, July 23, 1992

 

Hunt, Ted. "An Analysis of the Policy of the Los Angeles Police Department to Instill Its Mission and Values into the Organization." Course Paper for Policy Analysis (PADM 672), University of L Verne, Department of Public Administration, Jan. 1994

 

Independent Commission of the Los Angeles Police Department Executive Session

 

Executive Session: Testimony of Chief Daryl Gates, June 14, 1991

 

Selected Messages from the LAPD Mobile Digital Terminal System, Nov. 1, 1989 – Mar. 4, 1991

 

Transcript of Testimony by Former Assistant Chief Jesse Brewer, June 19, 1991

 

Transcript of Testimony by Assistant Chief Robert L. Vernon, June 14, 1991

 

King v. L.A. United States District Court, Central District of California. Rodney G. King v. City of Los Angeles, et al, Mar. 28-30, 1994

 

Koon, Stacey C. M.S. Thesis: "The Public Guardians: The Lives, Times and Ideas of the Great Law Enforcers Who Contributed to the Theory and Concepts of American Policing" (California State University Los Angeles, 1978)

 

Los Angeles Police Department. A Training Analysis, Oct. 21, 1991

 

Los Angeles Police Department, Board of Rights. Theodore Briseno Hearing, Aug. 25, 1987 [prior incident, unrelated to Rodney King]

 

Los Angeles Police Department, Internal Affairs Division. Taped Statement of Officer Timothy Wind, Mar. 4, 1991

 

Police Behavior – articles, ca. 1970s-1980s

 

Public Administration Service (McLean, VA) – study of LAPD, 1988

box 28

Oversize

 

Comb-bound copies of the Los Angeles Daily News, Mar. 6 – July 28, 1991.

 

Audiovisual

 

Audiocassettes

 

Alphabetical series – Interviews

Access Restrictions

Many taped interviews lack transcripts. Open, unless otherwise noted.
item A14940/CS

Almond, [Robert] Bob (jury foreman in U.S. v. Koon) – 1/5/94 [closed]

item A149410-A14942/CS

Barnett, John (defense attorney for Theodore Briseno in state trial) – 10/18/93 [2 tapes]

item A14943/CS

Barr, William (U.S. Attorney General) – 9/24/93

item A14944/CS

Bradley, Tom (mayor of Los Angeles, 1973-1993) – 1/18/94

item A14945/CS

Braun, Harland (defense attorney for Theodore Briseno in federal trial) – 7/93

item A14946/CS

Clymer, Steven (assistant U.S. attorney in Los Angeles, prosecutor in U.S. v. Stacey Koon, et al.) – 9/14/93

item A14947/CS

Cochran, Johnnie (civil attorney for Reginald Denny) – 11/11/93

item A14949/CS

DePasquale, Paul (defense attorney for Timothy Wind in both trials – 10/6/93

item A14950/CS

DePasquale, Paul – 10/19/93

item A14948/CS

Dimitrius, Jo-Ellan (defense jury consultant in Rodney King and Reginald Denny trials) – 9/16/93

item A14951/CS

Dotson, David (Assistant Police Chief under Gates) – [12/21/93]

item A14952/CS

Duke, Charles (sergeant with SWAT team, witness for the defense in both trials) – 10/5/93

item A14953/CS

Fowler, [Tim (Rodney King's parole officer) – [12/21/93]

item A14954/CS

Gunson, Roger (deputy district attorney, Los Angeles County) – 11/19/93

item A14955/CS

Joo, David (gun-store owner in Koreatown) – 12/23/93

item A14956/CS

Karlin, Joyce (Superior Court trial judge in People v. Du) – 1/6/94

item A14957/CS

Kowalski, Turner, Davis – n.d.

item A14958/CS

Lerman, Steven (civil attorney for Rodney King – 10/20/93

item A14959/CS

Maria (Juror #3) – 12/16/93 [closed]

item A14960/CS

Middleton, Lawrence (cont.) – 9/14/93

item A14961-A14963/CS

Owens, Tom (private investigator for Rodney King) – 10/8/93 [3 tapes]

item A14964-A14966/CS

Reiner, Ira (district attorney, Los Angeles County, 1984-1992) – 9/17/93 and 9/30/93 [3 tapes]

item A14967/CS

Ruff, Cliff (detective and former president of Los Angeles Police Protective League) – 2/3/94

item A14968/CS

Salzman, Ira (defense attorney for Stacey Koon in federal trial) – 9/27/93

item A14969/CS

Sheinbaum, Stanley (Police Commission president under Bradley) – 10/26/93

item A14970/CS

Spiegel, John (prosecutor and special assistant to Warren Christopher in the State Department, recruiter for Christopher Commission members) – 11/29/93

item A14971/CS

Stone, Mike (defense attorney for Laurence Powell in both trials) – 10/4/93

item A14972/CS

Tieger, Alan (Justice Department attorney, lead member of prosecution team in U.S. v. Stacey Koon, et al.), and Barry Kowalski (Justice Department attorney, lead member of prosecution team in U.S. v. Stacey Koon, et al.) – 9/24/93

item A14973/CS

Webster, William (former FBI and CIA director, chair of commission that investigated the Los Angeles riots) – 9/23/93

item A14974-A14975/CS

White, Terry (Deputy DA) – 10/5/93 (2 tapes)

item A14976/CS

Williams, Willie (LAPD chief, 1992-1997) – 12/10/93

item A14977/CS

Yockelson, Alan (deputy district attorney)– 10/19/93

item A14978/CS

Zeigler, David (Police Protection League) – 11/16/93

 

Chronological series – Interviews

Access Restrictions

Open, unless otherwise noted.
item A14979/CS

8/1/94: Tim McBride (LAPD captain, Foothill Division commander)

item A14980-A14981/CS

8/4/94: Diane Marchant (Police Protective League lawyer) [2 tapes]

item A14982/CS

8/8/94: Tim McBride, part 2

item A14983-A14984/CS

8/10/94: [Jesse] Brewer (assistant chief under Gates, later member of the Police Commission) [2 tapes]

item A14985-A14986/CS

8/10/94: George Morrison (Gates' chief of staff) [2 tapes]

item A14987/CS

8/15/94: Thomas W. Lorenzen (LAPD lieutenant in charge of SWAT)

item A14988/CS

8/16/94: Thomas W. Lorenzen, part 2

item A14989/CS

8/17/94: Andrew Lamprey (LAPD sergeant, Metropolitan Division)

item A15054/CS

[8/18/94?]: Joseph [Joe] Rouzan (black LAPD officer, later executive director of the Los Angeles Police Commission)

item A14990/CS

8/19/94: Michael [Mike] Hillman (LAPD lieutenant, Metropolitan Division)

item A14991/CS

8/19/94: Mike Hillmann

item A14992/CS

8/22/94: Charles [Charlie] Duke (sergeant with SWAT team, witness for the defense in both trials)

item A14993/CS

8/22/94: Steven R. Stear (Team Leader, Los Angeles Police Department, Metropolitan Division, Special Weapons and Tactics)

item A14994/CS

8/22/94: Mike Albanese (LAPD sergeant)

item A14995/CS

8/24/94: Bob Gale (LAPD, Foothill Division)

item A14996/CS

8/24/94: Bob Gale (cont.)

item A14997/CS

8/25/94: Mike Hillmann

 

8/25/94: H. Grady Dublin (LAPD sergeant, Metropolitan Division)

item A14998/CS

8/25/94: Grady Dublin

item A14999/CS

8/25/94: Grady Dublin

 

8/25/94: Gary Williams (LAPD lieutenant)

 

8/26/94: Tim McBride

 

8/26/94: Greg Meyer (LAPD sergeant, later lieutenant, and use-of-force expert)

item A15000/CS

8/26/94: Greg Meyer

item A15001/CS

8/29/94: Bayan Lewis

item A15002/CS

9/1/94: Rocky Rockhold

 

9/1/94: Al Yankey (Metro)

item A15003/CS

9/6/94: Elfmont [?]

item A15004/CS

9/7/94: John Christensen

item A15005/CS

9/7/94: John Christensen

 

9/8/94: [Robert] Simpach (LAPD officer)

item A15006/CS

9/13/94: [Thomas?] Elfmont

 

9/13/94: Hartsfield [?]

item A15007/CS

9/14/94: Hartsfield [?]

item A15008/CS

9/13/94: Hazel Love

item A15009/CS

9/14/94: Hazel Love, part 2

 

9/14/94: [Pete] Durham

item A15010-A15011/CS

9/14/94: [Pete] Durham, part 2 (2 tapes)

item A15012/CS

9/15/94: Jim Cole

item A15013/CS

9/16/94: Patrick [Pat] McKinley (LAPD Metropolitan Division commander)

item A15014/CS

9/16/94: Gil Waldron

 

9/19/94: Dallas Gibson / Phil Jackson

item A15015/CS

9/19/94: Phil Jackson / Dallas Gibson

item A15016/CS

9/19/94: Roger Blackwell (LAPD sergeant, Metropolitan Division)

item A15017/CS

9/19/94: George Haines (LAPD sergeant, Metropolitan Division)

item A15018/CS

9/23/94: [Richard] Beardslee (LAPD sergeant, Metro Squad commander)

 

9/23/94: Dan [Daniel] Nee (LAPD officer)

item A15019/CS

9/27/94: Dan Koenig (LAPD lieutenant)

item A15020/CS

9/27/94: Dan Koenig

 

9/27/94: John B. Wilson (LAPD 77th Street Division)

item A15021/CS

9/27-28/94: John B. Wilson (cont.)

 

9/27-28/94: John Sheriff (black LAPD officer, 77th Street Division)

item A15022/CS

9/27-28/94: J. J. May (LAPD officer)

item A15023/CS

9/29/94: Jim Miller

item A15024/CS

10/5/94: Bruce E. Hagerty (LAPD captain, commanding officer, Labor Relations Division)

item A15025/CS

10/6/94: Currey / [Lisa?] Phillips (LAPD officer)

item A15026/CS

10/10/94: Terrance (Terry) J. Manning (LA City Fire Department, Battalion Chief)

 

10/10/94: Fred Mathis (L.A. City Fire Department)

item A15027/CS

10/10/94: Fred Mathis (cont.)

 

10/12/94: Sam Arase (LAPD sergeant)

item A15028/CS

10/13/94: Terry Keenan (LAPD officer, partner of Brian Liddy)

 

10/13/94: John [Johnny] Edwards (LAPD officer)

item A15029/CS

10/14/94: Brian Liddy (LAPD officer)

item A15030/CS

10/17/94: Donald Jones (firefighter and former LAPD reserve officer)

item A15031/CS

10/17/94: Donald Jones (cont.)

 

10/20/94: Chris Shnitker

 

10/21/94: Roger Dunning

item A15032/CS

10/21/94: Roger Dunning (cont.)

 

10/26/94: Lara [?]

item A15033/CS

10/26/94: Lara [?] (cont.)

 

10/26/94: [Tom] Tavares (LAPD sergeant)

item A15034/CS

10/26/94: [Tom] Tavares (cont.)

 

10/27/94: [Robert] Simpach (LAPD officer)

item A15035/CS

10/28/94: [James] Lumpkin (LAPD officer)

 

10/31/94: [Janet?] Moore

item A15036/CS

10/31/94: Moore (cont.)

 

10/31/94: Paul S. Pesqueira (LAPD captain, commanding officer, 77th Street Patrol Division)

 

10/31/94: Perry Alvarez (LAPD, 77th Street Division, Patrol)

item A15037/CS

10/31/94: Paul S. Pesqueira (cont.)

 

10/31/94: Keith Thomas

item A15038/CS

10/31/94: Keith Thomas (cont.)

 

10/31/94: Ricky Banks (LAPD officer)

 

11/1/94: Don Schwartzer (LAPD sergeant)

item A15039/CS

11/1/94: Don Schwartzer (cont.)

 

11/2/94: Julio Nunez (LAPD plainclothes officer)

item A15040/CS

11/2/94: Julio Nunez (cont.)

 

11/2/94: Charles Strong (LAPD sergeant)

item A15041/CS

11/2/94: Charles Strong (cont.)

 

11/2/94: Dan Calderon (LAPD officer)

 

11/3/94: Carl Butler (captain LA Fire Department)

item A15042/CS

11/3/94: Carl Butler (cont.)

 

11/3/94: [Rick] Reyes (LAPD Fire Department crew member)

item A15043/CS

11/3/94: Renee Minnick (LAPD officer)

 

11/3/94: John Ayala (LAPD officer)

 

11/3/94: Tim McGrath

 

11/3/94: [Cecil] (Chip) Murray (pastor of First AME church)

item A15044/CS

1/31/95: Art Reyna

item A15045/CS

2/15/95: Ron Banks (police commander during riots)

item A15046-A15047/CS

2/15/95: Vivienne Alexis Swanigan (deputy city attorney, Criminal Branch) [2 tapes]

item A15048/CS

3/4/95: Phyllis D'Elia (LAPD officer)

item A15049/CS

3/9/95: Aubrey Ginsbert (LAPD, West Los Angeles Detectives)

 

3/19/95: [Kelly] Kilmartin (Los Angeles Fire Department engineer)

item A15050/CS

3/25/95: Alonzo Williams (African American Fire Department crew member)

item A15051/CS

5/8/95: Tony Celli

item A15052-A15053/CS

No date: Don Westfall (2 tapes)

item A15055/CS

Miscellany – 8/18/92: Sanchez - recorded from LAPD Master Tape #1

 

DVDs

item V4632/DVD

National Geographic Channel – "The Final Report: LA Riots," TRT 45:50