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Box 1

Community Plans for the City of Los Angeles 1988-1992

Scope and Content

The series consists of community plans developed for several neighborhoods within the city of Los Angeles. Items are arranged alphabetically according to location name.

General note

Originally housed in Box 21.
Box 1, Folder 1

Arleta/Pacoima 1990-1991

Arleta / Pacoima Plans, 1992-10-01

Scope and Content

Neighborhood community plan developed by the city of Los Angeles for the Arleta and Pacoima areas.
Box 1, Folder 2

Bel Air/Beverly Crest 1991-1992

Bel Air / Beverly Crest, 1991-1992

Scope and Content

Neighborhood community plan developed by the city of Los Angeles for the Bel Air and Beverly Crest areas.
Box 1, Folder 3

Boyle Heights 1991 March

Boyle Heights, 1991-03

Scope and Content

Neighborhood community plan developed by the city of Los Angeles for the Boyle Heights area.
Box 1, Folder 4

Brentwood/Pacific Palisades 1991 April 1

Brentwood / Pacific Palisades, 1991-04-01

Scope and Content

Neighborhood community plan developed by the city of Los Angeles for the Brentwood and Pacific Palisades areas.
Box 1, Folder 5

Canoga Park/Winnetka/West Hills 1991 June

Canoga Park / Winnetka / West Hills, 1991-06

Scope and Content

Neighborhood community plan developed by the city of Los Angeles for the Canoga Park, Winnetka, and West Hills areas.
Box 1, Folder 6

Community Development Commission (CDC) Sites In Los Angeles County and Unincorporated Areas Undated

Community Development Commission (CDC) Sites In Los Angeles County and Unincorporated Areas

Scope and Content

Number of Unincorporated buildings in various areas
Box 1, Folder 7

Community Plan/Map 1989 October 25

Community Plan/Map

Scope and Content

Memoranda delineating changes to community plans.
Box 1, Folder 8

Encino/Tarzana 1991 April 1

Encino / Tarzana, 1991-04-01

Scope and Content

Neighborhood community plan developed by the city of Los Angeles for the Encino and Tarzana areas.
Box 1, Folder 9

Granada Hills/Knollwood 1991 April 1

Granada Hills / Knollwood, 1991-04-01

Scope and Content

Neighborhood community plan developed by the city of Los Angeles for the Granada Hills and Knollwood areas.
Box 1, Folder 10

Hollywood 1988 August 11

Hollywood, 1988-08-11

Scope and Content

Neighborhood community plan developed by the city of Los Angeles for the Hollywood area.
Box 1, Folder 11

Los Angeles/Central City 1999 April 1

Los Angeles / Central City, 1999-04-01

Scope and Content

Neighborhood community plan developed by the city of Los Angeles for the Central City area.
Box 1, Folder 12

Los Angeles/Central City North 1989 April

Los Angeles / Central City North, 1989-04-01

Scope and Content

Neighborhood community plan developed by the city of Los Angeles for the Central City North area.
Box 1, Folder 13

Los Angeles/Harbor Gateway 1991 April 1

Los Angeles / Harbor Gateway, 1991-04-01

Scope and Content

Neighborhood community plan developed by the city of Los Angeles for the Harbor Gateway area.
Box 1, Folder 14

Los Angeles/Northeast 1992 July 23

Los Angeles / Northeast, 1992-07-23

Scope and Content

Neighborhood community plan developed by the city of Los Angeles for the Northeast area of the city.
Box 1, Folder 15

Los Angeles/South Central 1991 March

Los Angeles / South Central, 1991-03

Scope and Content

Neighborhood community plan developed by the city of Los Angeles for the South Central area.
Box 1, Folder 16

Los Angeles/Southeast 1990 December

Los Angeles / Southeast, 1990-12

Scope and Content

Neighborhood community plan developed by the city of Los Angeles for the Southeast area of the city.
Box 1, Folder 17

Los Angeles/West 1990 December

Los Angeles / West, 1990-12

Scope and Content

Neighborhood community plan developed by the city of Los Angeles for the West Los Angeles area.
Box 1, Folder 18

Los Angeles/West Adams/Baldwin Hills/Leimert Park 1992 April 24

Los Angeles / West Adams / Baldwin Hills / Leimert Park,

Scope and Content

Neighborhood community plan developed by the city of Los Angeles for the West Adams, Baldwin Hills, and Leimert Park areas.
Box 1, Folder 19

Los Angeles/Westchester/Playa del Rey 1989 May 30

Los Angeles / Westchester / Playa del Rey, 1989-05-30

Scope and Content

Neighborhood community plan developed by the city of Los Angeles for the Westchester and Playa del Rey areas.
Box 1, Folder 20

Los Angeles/Westwood 1989 February 2

Los Angeles / Westwood, 1989-02-02

Scope and Content

Neighborhood community plan developed by the city of Los Angeles for the Westwood area.
Box 1, Folder 21

Mission Hills/Panorama City/Sepulveda 1990 December

Mission Hills / Panorama City / Sepulveda, 1990-12

Scope and Content

Neighborhood community plan developed by the city of Los Angeles for the Mission Hills, Panorama City, and Sepulveda areas.
Box 1, Folder 22

North Hollywood 1990 December

North Hollywood, 1990-12

Scope and Content

Neighborhood community plan developed by the city of Los Angeles for the North Hollywood area.
Box 1, Folder 23

Northridge 1990 December

Northridge, 1990-12

Scope and Content

Neighborhood community plan developed by the city of Los Angeles for the Northridge area.
Box 1, Folder 24

Palms/Mar Vista/Del Rey 1991 April 1

Palms / Mar Vista / Del Rey, 1991-04-01

Scope and Content

Neighborhood community plan developed by the city of Los Angeles for the Palms, Mar Vist, and Del Rey areas.
Box 1, Folder 25

Reseda/West Van Nuys 1991

Reseda / West Van Nuys, 1991

Scope and Content

Neighborhood community plan developed by the city of Los Angeles for the Reseda and Van Nuys areas.
Box 1, Folder 26

San Pedro 1990

San Pedro, 1990

Scope and Content

Neighborhood community plan developed by the city of Los Angeles for the San Pedro area.
Box 1, Folder 27

Sherman Oaks/Studio City/Toluca Lake 1990 September

Sherman Oaks / Studio City / Toluca Lake, 1990 September

Scope and Content

Neighborhood community plan developed by the city of Los Angeles for the Sherman Oaks, Studio City, and Toluca Lake areas.
Box 1, Folder 28

Silverlake/Echo Park 1992 January 10

Silverlake / Echo Park, 1992-01-10

Scope and Content

Neighborhood community plan developed by the city of Los Angeles for the Silverlake and Echo Park areas.
Box 1, Folder 29

Sunland-Tujunga/Lake View Terrace/Shadow Hills 1991 April

Sunland-Tujunga / Lake View Terrace / Shadow Hills, 1991-04

Scope and Content

Neighborhood community plan developed by the city of Los Angeles for the Sunland-Tujunga, Lake View Terrace, and Shadow Hills areas.
Box 1, Folder 30

Sun Valley 1990 December

Sun Valley, 1990-12

Scope and Content

Neighborhood community plan developed by the city of Los Angeles for the Sun Valley area.
Box 1, Folder 31

Sylmar 1991 April

Sylmar, 1991-04

Scope and Content

Neighborhood community plan developed by the city of Los Angeles for the Sylmar area.
Box 1, Folder 32

Van Nuys/North Sherman Oaks 1991 June

Van Nuys / North Sherman Oaks, 1991-06

Scope and Content

Neighborhood community plan developed by the city of Los Angeles for the Van Nuys and North Sherman Oaks areas.
Box 1, Folder 33

Venice 1992 July 23

Venice, 1992-07-23

Scope and Content

Neighborhood community plan developed by the city of Los Angeles for the Venice area.
Box 1, Folder 34

Westlake 1992 February 14

Westlake, 1992-02-14

Scope and Content

Neighborhood community plan developed by the city of Los Angeles for the Westlake area.
Box 1, Folder 35

Wilshire 1990 December

Wilshire, 1990-12

Scope and Content

Neighborhood community plan developed by the city of Los Angeles for the Wilshire area.
Box 1

Community Meetings 1992 August-October

Scope and Content

In addition to interviewing law enforcement personnel and elected officials, the Webster Commission also solicited the opinion of community members during the course of its investigation. Toward this end, the Commission organized a series of community meetings in several Los Angeles neighborhoods, which provided the average citizen an opportunity to express his/her concerns regarding the riots and the adequacy of law enforcement's response. Included in the series are summaries and transcripts from several of these meetings, as well as surveys and questionnaires that captured the communities' perceptions of police-community relations within Los Angeles.

General note

Originally housed in Box 23.
Box 1, Folder 36

Community Meeting Summaries 1992 September 27

Community Meeting Summaries, 1992-09-27

Scope and Content

Complaints made by citizens about the lack of police in certain areas.
Box 1, Folder 37

Community Attitude Study; Compiled Responses 1992 October 5

Community Attitude Study; Compiled Responses, 1992-10-05

Scope and Content

A survey analyzing how residents from South Central Los Angeles feel about the LAPD.
Box 1, Folder 38

Community Meeting Transcript #1: Foshay 1992 September 8

Seven Community Meeting Transcripts, 1992-09-08 through 1992-09-15

Scope and Content

Transcript from a meeting held by the Webster Commission to better understand how the community felt about the 1992 riots. The meeting was held at Foshay Junior High School.
Box 1

Community Meeting Transcript #2: Gompers 1992 September 9

Scope and Content

Transcript from a meeting held by the Webster Commission to better understand how the community felt about the 1992 riots. The meeting was held at Samuel Gompers Middle School.

General note

Missing from collection.
Box 1

Community Meeting Transcript #3: Adams 1992 September 10

General note

Missing from collection.

Scope and Content

Transcript from a meeting held by the Webster Commission to better understand how the community felt about the 1992 riots. The meeting was held at John Adams Middle School.
Box 1

Community Meeting Transcript #4: Berendo 1992 September 11

Scope and Content

Transcript from a meeting held by the Webster Commission to better understand how the community felt about the 1992 riots. The meeting was held at Berendo Middle School.

General note

Missing from collection.
Box 1

Community Meeting Transcript #5: Webster 1992 September 14

Scope and Content

Transcript from a meeting held by the Webster Commission to better understand how the community felt about the 1992 riots. The meeting was held at Webster Middle School.

General note

Missing from collection.
Box 1

Community Meeting Transcript #6: Le Conte 1992 September 15

Scope and Content

Transcript from a meeting held by the Webster Commission to better understand how the community felt about the 1992 riots. The meeting was held at Le Conte Middle School.

General note

Missing from collection.
Box 1

Community Meeting Transcript #7 1992 September 22

General note

Missing from collection.
Box 1, Folder 39

Community Meeting Summaries 1992 September 10-23

Community Meeting Summaries, 1992-09-10 through 1992-09-23

Scope and Content

Summaries of all the community meetings the Webster Commission hosted in South Central Los Angeles.
Box 1, Folder 40

Community Meetings Announcement Cross Reference Study 1992 September-October

Community Meetings Announcement Cross Reference Study, 1992-09 through 1992-10

Scope and Content

Further analytical connections made through the South Central questionnaire.
Box 1, Folder 41

A Study on the Diversity and Breakdown of Different Races in Accordance with the Questionnaire they asked in South Central Los Angeles 1992 August 19

Study on the Diversity in South Central Los Angeles, 1992-08-19

Box 1-2

Media Coverage of the Los Angeles Riots 1982 April-1992 October

Scope and Content

The series is comprised of various media accounts of the 1992 Los Angeles riots. Included are several newspaper clippings and press releases about the riots; transcripts from interviews and speeches delivered by law enforcement officials; magazine and journal articles about riots, urban disorder, and community-oriented policing; and details pertaining to the emergency operations master plan and procedures for the city of Los Angeles.

General note

Originally housed in Box 24.
Box 1, Folder 42

Article clippings about the Rodney King verdict 1992 March 14-May 25

Article clippings about the Rodney King verdict, 1992-03-14 through 1992-05-25

Scope and Content

A variety of newspaper clippings regarding the 1992 Los Angeles riots.
Box 1, Folder 43

Article clippings discussing the strengths and weaknesses of the emergency plan in Los Angeles 1992 October 16

Article clippings about an emergency plan in Los Angeles, 1992-10-16

Box 1, Folder 44

Letters to the Editor, Los Angeles Times 1992 July 8

Letters to the Editor, Los Angeles Times, 1992-07-08

Scope and Content

Complaints made by citizens about the unequal number of Hispanics arrested compared to African Americans during the riots.
Box 2, Folder 1

Los Angeles Times newspaper articles mentioning the 1992 Los Angeles riots. 1992 May

Box 2, Folder 2

Newspaper articles about the 1992 Los Angeles riots 1992 May 7-June 9

Box 2, Folder 3

Understanding the Riots: The Path to Fury 1992 May 11

Scope and Content

A special report produced by the Los Angeles Times that discusses the combination of factors that led up to the 1992 riots.
Box 2, Folder 4-7

Los Angeles Times newspaper articles about the 1992 riots 1992 June-September

Box 2, Folder 8

Philadelphia Inquirer with cover letter in reference to the 1992 riots 1992 July 23

Philadelphia Inquirer with cover letter, 1992-07-23

Box 2, Folder 9

Newspaper articles about the 1992 riots 1992 April-July

Box 2, Folder 10

Public Relations by Boonshaft-Lewis and Savitch 1992 May 11-22

Public Relations by Boonshaft-Lewis and Savitch, 1992-05

Scope and Content

Summary of a Webster Commission research team led by Deputy Special Advisor Hubert Williams.
Box 2, Folder 11

RAND Press Release 1992

RAND Press Release, 1992

Scope and Content

Study of crimes and the diversity of ethnicities arrested during the 1992 riots.
Box 2, Folder 12

Radio Interview with Daryl Gates about the 1992 riots 1992 May 26

Interview with Daryl Gates, 1992-05-26

Box 2, Folder 13

Radio and Television Interview between Daryl Gates and Michael Moulin about the 1992 riots 1992 May 22-26

Interview between Daryl Gates and Michael Moulin, 1992-05

Box 2, Folder 14

News Transcript - National Public Radio's All Things Considered 1992 July 9

News Transcripts, 1992-07-09, 1992-06-23

Scope and Content

Interview with Al Gore about his role as the vice presidential candidate.
Box 2, Folder 15

Speech - Joseph McNamara: The Los Angeles Riots and the Crisis in American Police 1992 May-June

Speech, Joseph McNamara, 1992-05

Scope and Content

Article about the 1992 riots and America's police force.
Box 2, Folder 16

Speech - Remarks of Judge Higginbotham at Investiture of Chief Williams 1992 June 30

Speech, Judge Higginbotham, 1992-06-30

 

Articles From Professional Magazines 1984-1990

Scope and Content

Articles from professional magazines discussing urban violence, civil disorder, and policing tactics.
Box 2, Folder 17

False Alligators and Fuzzy Data: A New Look at Crime Analysis 1990 March

Scope and Content

Analysis on false allegations of rape.
Box 2, Folder 18

Information Bridges to Breach Interagency Barriers 1990 October 15

Scope and Content

An article from the October 15, 1990 edition of Law Enforcement News about removing information barriers that compromise relations between police and prosecutors.
Box 2, Folder 19

Journal of Black Studies: The Politics of Urban Violence 1985

Journal of Black Studies, James N. Upton, 1985

Scope and Content

Discussion of theories about violence in black ghettos during the 1960s.
Box 2, Folder 20

Journal of Community Psychology: Homicides and Race Riots 1988 April

Journal of Community Psychology, David W. Britt and LaRue Allen, 1988-04

Scope and Content

A study and analysis about homicides and race riots.
Box 2, Folder 21

Local Police Force Size and the Severity of the 1960s Black Rioting 1988

Study, Gregg Lee Carter, 1988

Scope and Content

A study about the relationship between police force size and the severity of black rioting that occured in cities during the 1960s.
Box 2, Folder 22

Police Studies:Police and Violent Protests in London: A Comparative Perspective 1988 Fall

Police Studies, Dilip K. Das, 1988

Box 2, Folder 23

Police Studies:Handling Urban Disorders 1984

Police Studies, Dilip K. Das, 1984

Scope and Content

An article about how the police have rights to professionally manage peaceful demonstrators.
Box 2, Folder 24

Law Enforcement News: Three Cities, Three Riots, Three Responsibilities 1989 September 30

Scope and Content

Summaries of racially tinged police violence in three cities.
 

Articles From Various Sources 1982 April-1990 November

Scope and Content

Articles related to various issues within the policing field.
Box 2, Folder 25

Assessing the Potential for Community Disorder 1982 April

Assessing the potential for community disorder, 1982-04

Scope and Content

An introduction to two mobilization procedures from the Chicago Police Department's new disorder control plan.
Box 2, Folder 26

The Community Policing Challenge 1990 November

Article, community policing, Robert Trojanowiez and Bonnie Bucqueroix, 1990-11

Box 2, Folder 27

Community Policing is Not Police-Community Relations 1990 October

Article, community policing, Robert Trojanowiez, 1990-10

Scope and Content

An article about how community policing does not address contemporary issues such as drug violence.
Box 2, Folder 28

Coping with Fear: Citizen Oriented Police Enforcement in Baltimore County, Maryland 1986 January

Article, Coping with fear, Cornelius J. Behan, 1986-01

Box 2, Folder 29

Police Magazine- Private Eyes 1990 November

Police Magazine, Private Eyes, 1990-11

Scope and Content

Article about how neighborhoods call in private security companies to secure their enforcement needs.
Box 2, Folder 30

Los Angeles Times Special Series about the Genesis of the Riots. 1992 May 7

Box 2, Folder 31-33

Emergency Operations Master Plan and Procedures 1991 June

Emergency Operations Master Plan and Procedures, 1991-06
Emergency Operations Master Plan and Procedures, 1991-06
Emergency Operations Master Plan and Procedures, 1991-06

Scope and Content

Two emergency response plans: one developed for Los Angeles by the city's Emergency Operations Organization (EOO), and another developed for the state of California by the Governor's Office of Emergency Services.
Box 3, 12

Incidents that Occurred During the 1992 Riots

Scope and Content

The series is comprised of detailed analyses of incidents that occurred during the 1992 Los Angeles riots. Included are graphs, statistics, figures, and spreadsheets that summarize data involving police deployment, incident calls, structural fires, and arrests. Materials are presented through charts, graphs, tables, and a group of floppy disks.

General note

Originally housed in box 27.
Box 3, Folder 4-7

Office of the Special Advisor/Deployment Analysis 1992 September 3

Office of the Special Advisor Deployment Analysis, 1992-04-29/1992-05-02

Scope and Content

A graph and chronology of police deployment during the 1992 riots.
Box 3, Folder 8-9

Office of the Special Advisor/Incident Database Analysis 1992 September 3

Office of the Special Advisor Incident Database Analysis, 1992-04-29/1992-05-04

Scope and Content

An extensive summary of incidents through either 9-1-1 calls or police radio.
Box 3, Folder 10

Office of the Special Advisor/Fire Database Analysis 1992 September 3

Office of the Special Advisor Fire Database Analysis, 1992-04-29/1992-05-04

Scope and Content

Summaries and graphs of structure fires occuring in the city of Los Angeles between April 29 and May 4, 1992. Fire data are organized by the four LAPD geographic bureaus.
Box 3, Folder 11-13

Office of the Special Advisor/Arrests Database Analysis 1992 September 3

Office of the Special Advisor Arrests Database Analysis, 1992-04-29/1992-05-04

Scope and Content

A summary of arrests during the 1992 riots.
Box 12

Incident Data on Floppy Disks 1992 September 3

Physical Description: 15 disks

Scope and Content

A series of floppy disks that contain incident data from the 1992 riots. Topics include 9-1-1 calls, arrest data, and other incidents.
Box 2-3

Independent Investigation of the LAPD 1992

Scope and Content

Included in the series are reports that summarize independent investigations about both the LAPD and other instances of urban violence and civil unrest. The reports were produced by various commissions and advisory bodies on civil disorders.

General note

Originally housed in Box 26.
Box 2, Folder 34

Report of the Independent Commission on the Los Angeles Police Department 1991

Report of the Independent Commission, 1991

Box 2, Folder 35-36

Report of the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders, excerpts from the Kerner Commission 1968

Report of the National Advisory Commission, 1968
Report of the National Advisory Commission, 1968

Scope and Content

A report from a commission created by President Lyndon B. Johnson in the wake of the riots in Newark, New Jersey and Detroit, Michigan. The report discusses these riots, as well as disorders in 22 other cities, with an emphasis on their participants and the adequacy of law enforcement's response.
Box 2, Folder 37

Guidelines for Civil Disorder Mobilization and Planning 1968 September

Guidelines for Civil Disorder mobilization, 1968-09

Scope and Content

A police plan with guidelines developed for the President's Commission on Civil Disorders (Kerner Commission) in 1968, under a grant from the Department of Justice. This work is referred to in the Kerner Commission Report as the Model Operations Plan.
Box 2, Folder 38

The Kerner Report Revisited 1970 June

Kerner Report, 1970-06

Scope and Content

The final report from the assembly on the Kerner report revisited, and background papers prepared on various areas of concern to the Kerner Commission.
Box 3, Folder 1

Violence in the City: An End or a Beginning? a report by the Governor's Commission on the Los Angeles riots 1965 December 2

Violence in the City -- An End or a Beginning?, 1965-12-02

Scope and Content

A report looking at the circumstances surrounding the Watts riots of 1965, and how the riots could have possibly been prevented.
Box 3, Folder 2

Governor's Commission on the Los Angeles Riots: Staff Report of Actions Taken to Implement the Recommendations in the Commission Report 1966 August 17

Governor's Commission on the Los Angeles Riots, 1966-08-17

Scope and Content

Inventory prepared by the Governor's staff describing steps taken to implement commission recommendations such as changes in educational funding, law enforcement, and employment and training programs.
Box 3, Folder 3

Report of the Philadelphia Special Investigation Commission: MOVE 1986

Report of the Philadelphia Special Investigation Commission, 1968

Scope and Content

Assessing the Philadelphia Police Department's use of force during the raid of a house owned by MOVE, a radical anti-establishment group.
Box 3

Reports on Riot Control 1968-1992

Scope and Content

Included in the series are several reports and a book pertaining to the prevention and control of riots and civil disturbances. These materials are authored by law enforcement personnel and government officials.

General note

Originally housed in Box 28.
Box 3, Folder 14

Basic Course Unit Guide on Crisis Management, by the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training 1988 May

Basic Course Unit Guide on Crisis Management, 1988-05

Scope and Content

Guidelines for performance objective-based law enforcement training, developed by California law enforcement trainers and criminal justice educators of the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training.
Box 3, Folder 15

Report of the Task Force on Disorders and Terrorism 1976

Report of the Task Force on Disorders and Terrorism, 1976

Scope and Content

One of five reports by the National Advisory Committee on criminal justice standards and goals.
Box 3, Folder 16

Riot Control Material and Techniques, by Colonel Rex Applegate 1981

Riot Control Material and Techniques,Colonel Rex Applegate, 1981

Scope and Content

A report that discusses the control of mob violence and the maintenance of public order through the use of force.
Box 3, Folder 17

Report on Civil Disorder Control, by David J. Farmer 1968

Report on Civil Disorder Control, David J. Farmer, 1968

Scope and Content

A report that outlines a planning program of municipal coordination and cooperation during a major emergency or civil disturbance.
Box 3, Folder 18

Riot Control, by Anthony Deane-Drummond 1975

Riot Control, Anthony Deane-Drummond, 1975

Scope and Content

A study about the problems of riot control, and suggested solutions to these problems.
Box 3, Folder 19

Why Re-Invent the Wheel? Civil Disorder in Late '60s Led to Police Training Programs, by Betty Bosarge 1992 May

Why Re-Invent the Wheel? Civil Disorder in Late '60s Led to Police Training Programs, Betty Bosarge, 1992-05

Scope and Content

Suggested course outline for police training programs to teach officers how to communicate effectively with all members of the community.
Box 3, Folder 20

Prevention and Control of Collective Violence, Volume I: Guidelines for the Chief of Police, by W. Thomas Callahan 1973 December 10

Prevention and Control of Collective Violence, W. Thomas Callahan, 1973-12-10

Scope and Content

A set of operational guidelines for law enforcement agencies to follow in order to prevent and control collective violence. The guidelines are based on the techniques and experiences of 14 city police departments and five state law enforcement agencies.
Box 3, Folder 21

A Police Bibliography of Riot Control, by Jack E. Whitehouse 1976

A Police Bibliography of Riot Control, Jack E. Whitehouse, 1976

Scope and Content

A bibliography of published and unpublished sources related to riot control and the management of dangerous situations.
Box 3-4

Police and Community Relations 1967-1992

Scope and Content

Materials in the series pertain to the relationship between police officials and the communities they serve in the context of riot prevention and control. Included are interviews and roundtable discussions with law enforcement personnel from several major cities, pamphlets and newsletters produced by the School of Criminal Justice at Michigan State University, several reports and studies pertaining to civil disorder, and a series of articles about community-based policing reproduced by the Traffic Institute.

General note

Originally housed in Box 36.
Box 3, Folder 22-30, Box 4, Folder 1-20

Police Department Interviews 1989-1992

Scope and Content

Interviews with police officials from several major jurisdictions about their departments' operations.
Box 3, Folder 22

Chicago: Roundtable #1 1992 August 12-13

Chicago Roundtable 1, 1989-1992

Scope and Content

An interview with three members of the Chicago Police Department: Deputy Superintendent of Investigative Services George Ruckrich, Chief of the Patrol Division John Cadogan, and Deputy Chief of the Patrol Division John Corless. Topics include written plans, command and control, communications, mass arrest procedures, and specific incidents.
Box 3, Folder 23

Detroit: Buck 1992 August 11

Detroit: Sergeant Christopher Buck, interview, 1992-08-11

Scope and Content

An interview with Sergeant Christopher Buck of the Detroit Police Department about media, community relations, and inter-agency contact.
Box 3, Folder 24

Detroit: Harris 1992 August 11

Detroit: Lieutenant Crystal Harris, interview, 1992-08-11

Scope and Content

An interview with Lieutenant Crystal Harris of the Detroit Police Department about training and community relations.
Box 3, Folder 25

Detroit : Jackson 1992 August 11

Detroit: Inspector Andrea Jackson, interview, 1992-08-11

Scope and Content

An interview with Inspector Andrea Jackson of the Detroit Police Department about command posts, command and control, equipment, planning, training, incidents, communications, and inter-agency agreements.
Box 3, Folder 26

Detroit: Logan 1992 August 10

Detroit: Inspector Chester Logan, interview, 1992-08-10

Scope and Content

An interview with Inspector Chester Logan of the Detroit Police Department about planning, command and control, mass arrest procedures, community relations, and training.
Box 3, Folder 27

Detroit: McKane 1992 August 10

Detroit: Commander Daniel McKane, interview, 1992-08-10

Scope and Content

An interview with Commander Daniel McKane of the Detroit Police Department about community relations, planning, command and control, and training and tactics.
Box 3, Folder 28

Detroit: Prince 1992 August 11

Detroit: Lieutenant Donald Prince, interview, 1992-08-11

Scope and Content

An interview with Lieutenant Donald Prince of the Detroit Police Department about crowd control tactics, chain of command, equipment, planning and training, mass arrest procedures, inter-agency agreements, information gathering, and media coverage.
Box 3, Folder 29

Detroit: Stowers 1992 August 11

Detroit: Sergent Johnnie Stowers, interview, 1992-08-11

Scope and Content

An interview with Sergeant Johnnie Stowers of the Detroit Police Department about communications, equipment, command and control, and training.
Box 3, Folder 30

Detroit: Topp 1992 August 10

Detroit: commander Nathaniel Topp, interview, 1992-08-10

Scope and Content

An interview with Commander Nathaniel Topp of the Detroit Police Department about departmental organization, a description of the Department's 6th Precinct, command and control, mobilization, command posts, tactics, equipment, residency requirements, media, community relations, inter-agency contact, planning and training, mass arrest procedures, and incidents.
Box 4

Metro-Dade: Flynn

General note

Missing from collection.
Box 4, Folder 1

Metro-Dade: Moore 1992 August 24

Metro-Dade Police Force, Moore 1991-1992

Scope and Content

An interview with Lieutenant Alfred "Rocky" Moore, Deputy Director of the Communications section of the Metro Dade police force.
Box 4, Folder 2

Metro-Dade: Roundtable #2 1992 August 24

Metro-Dade Roundtable 2, 1992

Scope and Content

Lozano trial contingency plan.
Box 4, Folder 3-5

Unmarked Lozano Trial Mobilization After Action Plan 1989 December 6-7

Lozano trial mobilization after action report, 1989-12-06/1989-12-07

Scope and Content

After-action report issued by the Metro-Dade Police Department in regards to the trial of Officer William Lozano.
Box 4, Folder 6

Metro-Dade: Roundtable #8 1992 August 27

Metro-Dade: roundtable 8, 1992-08-248

Scope and Content

A roundtable discussion with Deputy Director T.A. "Tom" Arnold, Chief Tom Lamont, and Lieutenant Randy Watson of the Metro Dade Police Department.
Box 4, Folder 7

Neward: Roundtable #9 1992 August 24

Newark: roundtable 9, 1992-08-24

Scope and Content

A roundtable discussion with Newark's Director of Police, Deputy Chief of Staff, Executive Assistant, and Sergeant in Charge of Resource Allocation Planning, about a variety of policing issues.
Box 4, Folder 8

Oakland: Shinn 1992 August 10

Oakland Police Department: Shinn, 1992-08-10

Scope and Content

An interview with Sergeant Dennis Shinn of the Oakland Police Department.
Box 4, Folder 9

Oakland: MacFarlane 1992 August 10-11

Oakland Police Department: MacFarlane, 1992-08-10/1992-08-11

Scope and Content

An interview with Sergeant William MacFarlane, Sergeant Dennis Shinn, Lieutenant Charles Nelson, and Deputy Chief Robert Nichelini of the Oakland Police Department. Topics include planning, command and control, inter-agency coordination, resources, communications, mass arrests, and community relations.
Box 4, Folder 10

Oakland: Nelson 1992 August 10-11

Oakland Police Department: Nelson, 1992-08-10/1992-08-11

Scope and Content

An interview with Lieutenant Charles Nelson, Sergeant Dennis Shinn, Sergeant William MacFarlane, and Deputy Chief Robert Nichelini of the Oakland Police Department. Topics include planning, command and control, inter-agency coordination, resources, communications, mass arrests, and community relations.
Box 4, Folder 11

Oakland: Nichelini 1992 August 10-11

Oakland Police Department: Nichelini, 1992-08-10/1992-08-11

Scope and Content

An interview with Deputy Chief Robert Nichelini, Sergeant Dennis Shinn, Lieutenant Charles Nelson, and Sergeant William MacFarlane of the Oakland Police Department. Topics include planning, command and control, inter-agency coordination, resources, communications, mass arrests, and community relations.
Box 4, Folder 12

New York: Roundtable #7 1992 September 1

New York: Roundtable 7, 1992

Scope and Content

A study of the New York City police force.
Box 4, Folder 13-15

Miami: Roundtable #3 1989 January 16- 23

Miami Roundtable 3, 1989-01-16/1989-01-23
Miami Roundtable 3, 1989-01-16/1989-01-23

Scope and Content

Materials related to the Overtown Civil Disturbance of 1989. Included are an after-action report, a presentation delivered by police to the City Commission, an interview, emergency response plans, and annual reports issued by the Miami Police Department in 1989 and 1990.
Box 4, Folder 16

Philadelphia: Roundtable #4 1992 August 27

Philadelphia: Roundtable 4, 1992-08-27

Scope and Content

A summary of impressions, conclusions, and opinions of an interview between district attorney and chief inspector Vincent Greene.
Box 4, Folder 17

Philadelphia: Roundtable #5 1992 August 24

Philadelphia: Roundtable 5, 1992-08-24

Scope and Content

A summary of an interview with Philadelphia Police Department Officers Joseph Wardell, Robin Gray, Greg Masi and Billy Market.
Box 4, Folder 18

Philadelphia: Roundtable #6 1992 August 20

Philadelphia: Roundtable 6, 1992-08-20

Scope and Content

A summary of an interview with Chief Inspector William Bergman and Chief Inspector John Maxwell.
Box 4, Folder 19

San Antonio: Roundtable #10 1992 September 1

San Antonio: Roundtable 10, 1992-09-01

Scope and Content

An interview with Robert H. Heuck of the San Antonio Police Department. The interview served as a comparison study in which the operations of the San Antonio Police Department were compared with those of the LAPD.
Box 4, Folder 20

San Diego: Roundtable #11 1992 September 15

San Diego: Roundtable 11, 1992-09-15

Scope and Content

Roundtable discussion with City of San Diego Police Department personnel. The interview served as a comparison study in which the operations of the San Diego Police Department were compared with those of the LAPD.
Box 4, Folder 21-30

Michigan State University 1988-1992

Scope and Content

Pamphlets and newsletters about community-based policing published by Michigan State University's School of Criminal Justice.
Box 4, Folder 21

Community Policing and the Challenge of Diversity, by the National Center for Community Policing, School of Criminal Justice, Michigan State University 1991

Community Policing and the Challenge of Diversity, 1991.

Scope and Content

A report discussing the merits of community-based policing in an increasingly diverse society.
Box 4, Folder 22

Community Policing: The Line Officer's Perspective, by the National Neighborhood Foot Patrol Center, School of Criminal Justice, Michigan State University 1991

Community Policing: The Line Officer's Perspective, 1991

Scope and Content

Community Policing Series No. 11. A pamphlet which discusses the strengths and weaknesses of community-based policing.
Box 4, Folder 23

Community Policing Programs: A Twenty Year View, by the National Neighborhood Foot Patrol Center, School of Criminal Justice, Michigan State University 1991

Community Policing Programs: A Twenty Year View, 1991

Scope and Content

Community Policing Series No. 10. A pamphlet analyzing cities that have implemented community-based policing programs.
Box 4, Folder 24

Community Policing: Would You Know It If You Saw It? by the National Neighborhood Foot Patrol Center, School of Criminal Justice, Michigan State University 1988

Community Policing: Would You Know It If You Saw It?, 1988

Scope and Content

Community Policing Series No. 16. A pamphlet which discusses practical criteria for assessing whether a city's police force has adopted a community-based approach.
Box 4, Folder 25

Footprints #1: The Community Policing Newsletter, Volume IV, No. 1, by Michigan State University 1992 Winter/Spring

Footprints 1: The Community Policing Newsletter, 1992-01/1992-05

Scope and Content

A newsletter which features the prevention of individual and systemic corruption and discusses other community-based policing issues.
Box 4, Folder 26

Footprints #2: The Community Policing Newsletter, Vol. III No. 3, by Michigan State University 1990 Winter

Footprints #2: The Community Policing Newsletter, 1990-01/1990-02

Scope and Content

A newsletter which features Neighborhood Network Centers and discusses other issues related to community-based policing.
Box 4, Folder 27

Footprints #3: The Community Policing Newsletter, Vol. III No. 1 2, by Michigan State University 1991 Spring/ Summer

Footprints #3: The Community Policing Newsletter, 1991-05/1991-08

Scope and Content

A newsletter which features community policing as a tool to curb police brutality.
Box 4, Folder 28

Preventing Civil Disturbances: A Community Policing Approach, by the National Center for Community Policing, School of Criminal Justice, Michigan State University 1989

Preventing Civil Disturbances: A Community Policing Approach, 1989

Scope and Content

Community Policing Series No. 18. Overviews of urban riots, specifically in Detroit.
Box 4, Folder 29

Rapid Response and Community Policing: Are They Really in Conflict? by the National Center for Community Policing, School of Criminal Justice, Michigan State University 1990

Rapid Response and Community Policing: Are They Really in Conflict?, 1988

Scope and Content

Community Policing Series No. 20. Looks at why communities feel the need for police is eminent.
Box 4, Folder 30

Toward Development of Meaningful and Effective Performance Evalutations, by the National Center for Community Policing, School of Criminal Justice, Michigan State University 1992

Toward Development of Meaningful and Effective Performance Evalutations, 1992

Scope and Content

Community Policing Series No. 22. Tools for communities to use to evaluate their police officers.
Box 4, Folder 31

National Institute of Justice: Police Riot Control Standards 1992 May 15

Police Riot Control Standards, National Institute of Justice, 1992-05-15

Box 4, Folder 32

Pasadena Housing Authority: Assistance Program Undated

Pasadena Housing Authority: Assistance Program

Scope and Content

Regulations for housing projects in Pasadena, California.
Box 4, Folder 33

Police Executive Research Forum: Report on the Conference on Civil Disorders 1980 June-July

Report on the Conference on Civil Disorders, 1980-06-30/1980-07-01

Scope and Content

A summary of the proceedings of a conference on the prevention and control of civil disorders held on June 30 and July 1, 1980, sponsored by the Police Executive Research Forum.
Box 4

Conference on Civil Disorders 1980 June 30-July 1

General note

Missing from collection.
Box 4, Folder 34

The Big Six: Policing America's Largest Cities, by Antony Pate and Edwin E. Hamilton of the Police Foundation 1991

The Big Six: Policing America's Largest Cities, Antony Pate and Edwin E. Hamilton, 1991

Scope and Content

A comparative analysis of police operations in the nation's [then] six largest cities: Chicago, Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, and Philadelphia.
Box 4, Folder 35

The Challenge of Crime in a Free Society, by the President's Commission On Law Enforcement and Administration of Justice 1967

The Challenge of Crime in a Free Society, 1967

Scope and Content

The challenge of finding a balance between justice and oppression.
Box 4, Folder 36

Task Force Report: The Police, by the President's Commission on Law Enforcement and Administration of Justice 1967

Task Force Report: The Police

Scope and Content

Police organization and chain of command.
Box 4, Folder 37

Bibliography of Selected RAND Publications: Criminality, Justice, and Public Safety 1991

Publications of the RAND Corporation, 1990-08; Criminality, Justice, and Public Safety, 1991-04

Box 4, Folder 38

RAND Report: Los Angeles Riot Arrest and Crime Pattern, Demographic Pattern 1992

RAND Report, 1992

Scope and Content

A summary of the demographic distribution of arrests during the 1992 Los Angeles riots.
Box 4, Folder 39

RAND Study: Blacks Represented Just 36% of Riot Suspects, by Katharine A. Schmidt 1992 June 24

Scope and Content

A newspaper article which summarized a study published by the RAND Corporation showing that African-Americans represented just 36 percent of riot suspects.
Box 4, Folder 40

Southern California Gas Emergency Response Center/ South Central Los Angeles Incident, a report to the Pacific Enterprises Board of Directors 1992 April 29-May 5

Southern California Gas Emergency Response Center; map, 1992-04 29/1992-05-04

Scope and Content

A map and report describing problems incurred by the Southern California Gas Company during the 1992 riots.
Box 4, Folder 41-50

The Traffic Institute 1983-1989

Scope and Content

Materials related to law enforcement and community-based policing, reproduced by the Traffic Institute.
Box 4, Folder 41

Aurora, Colorado Faces Challenge of Community Oriented Policing, by Ronald C. Sloan 1983

Aurora, Colorado Faces Challenge of Community Oriented Policing, 1983

Scope and Content

A brief history of Aurora, Colorado's problems with policing.
Box 4, Folder 42

Community Traffic Safety Problems: Case Studies of County and Small City Programs 1988

Community Traffic Safety Problems, 1988

Scope and Content

An overview of articles published in the United States about different types of community safety programs.
Box 4, Folder 43

Convenience Store Robberies in Gainesville, Florida: An Intervention Strategy by the Gainesville Police Department, by Wayland Clifton, Jr. 1985 Spring

Convenience Store Robberies in Gainesville, Florida, 1985-03/1985-05

Box 4, Folder 44

Evanston Police Department Neighborhood Foot Patrol Program Evaluation Undated

Evanston Police Department Neighborhood Foot Patrol Program Evaluation

Scope and Content

An evaluation sheet for foot patrol officer's activities in Evanston, Illinois.
Box 4, Folder 45

The Evanston Police and Neighborhood Partnership, by Ernest A. Jacobi 1989 January

The Evanston Police and Neighborhood Partnership, 1989

Scope and Content

A description of Evanston, Illinois' community-based policing strategy.
Box 4, Folder 46

On Patrol In Suburban Chicago, by Tony Grausso 1989 September

On Patrol In Suburban Chicago, 1989-09

Scope and Content

An article featured in the September, 1989 issue of Law and Order magazine about community-based policing in Evanston, Illinois.
Box 4, Folder 47

Managing Police Organizations: Text and Cases, by David A. Tansik and James F. Elliott 1987

Managing Police Organizations, 1987

Scope and Content

Strategies of police planning and organizing.
Box 4, Folder 48

Baltimore Police Turn to Fighting Fear of Crime, by Andrew H. Malcolm 1989 June 3

Scope and Content

A newspaper article about Baltimore's Citizen Oriented Police Enforcement program.
Box 4, Folder 49

Problem Solving in Practice #1: No Trespassing, by Capt. C.G. Hunter and Judi Frist-Riutort 1989

Problem Solving in Practice 1, 1989

Scope and Content

A newsletter about the growing problem of crime infiltration.
Box 4, Folder 50

Problem Oriented Policing: A Practitioner's Field Guide to Problem Solving, by Ed Kondracki and Phil Eccher Undated

Problem Oriented Policing

Scope and Content

A detailed community relations study.
Box 5-6

Policy Comparison of the LAPD and Other Governmental Agencies 1931-1992

Scope and Content

In its investigation, the Webster Commission aligned the policies and procedures of the LAPD with those adopted by several other agencies and governmental bodies. The series contains a variety of materials collected by the Commission for this purpose. Included are reports about present and future issues facing the City of Los Angeles; analyses of riots which shook Washington, D.C. in 1968; annual reports issued by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police; emergency plans; housing data; newspaper and journal articles; criminal justice statistics; and summaries and after-action reports which assessed law enforcement's response to the 1992 riots.

General note

Originally housed in Box 37.
Box 5, Folder 1

Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office Emergency Plan, by Los Angeles County District Attorney 1992 June

Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office Emergency Plan, 1992-06

Box 5, Folder 2

California's Jobs and Future, by the Council on California Competitiveness 1992 April 23

California's Jobs and Future, 1992-04-23

Scope and Content

An overview of the State of California's government and job organization framework.
Box 5, Folder 3

Los Angeles 2000: A City For the Future, by the Los Angeles 2000 Committee 1988

Los Angeles 2000: A City For the Future, 1988

Scope and Content

A report on Los Angeles' current status as a city and its future prospects.
Box 5, Folder 4

The 2000 Partnership: Our Children: A Framework for Action 1990

The 2000 Partnership: Our Children: A Framework for Action, 1990

Scope and Content

An interim report about the well-being of children in Los Angeles.
Box 5, Folder 5

The 2000 Partnership: Managing Growth in Southern California 1990

The 2000 Partnership: Managing Growth in Southern California, 1990

Scope and Content

An interim report about growth management in Southern California.
Box 5, Folder 6

The 2000 Partnership: Our Many Voices: A New Composition 1991

The 2000 Partnership: Our Many Voices: A New Composition, 1991

Scope and Content

An interim report about the increasingly diverse population of Los Angeles.
Box 5, Folder 7

Riots, Revolts and Insurrections, by Raymond M. Momboisse 1992 July 13

Riots, Revolts and Insurrections, 1992-07-13

Scope and Content

An excerpt from a book, which provides an overview of how police can arrest and organize to arrest during a riot.
Box 5, Folder 8

Racial and Ethnic Inequality in Los Angeles: Two Decades of Neglect: 1970-1990, prepared by Paul Ong and Evelyn Blumenberg 1992 June 27

Racial and Ethnic Inequality in Los Angeles, 1992-06-27

Scope and Content

A report discussing demographic inequalities within Los Angeles.
Box 5, Folder 9

Report on Civil Disturbances in Washington D.C. 1968 April

Report on Civil Disturbances in Washington D.C., 1968-04

Scope and Content

A compilation of reports and related information regarding the major activities of the District of Columbia Government during the district's civil disturbance emergency period in 1968.
Box 5, Folder 10

Ten Blocks From the White House: Anatomy of the Washington Riots of 1968, by Ben W. Gilbert and the staff of the Washington Post 1988

Ten Blocks From the White House, 1988

Scope and Content

A book that analyzes the Washington, D.C. riots of 1968.
Box 5, Folder 11

The Widening Divide: Income Inequality and Poverty in Los Angeles (A Student Comprehensive Project), by Paul Ong 1989 June

The Widening Divide, 1989-06

Scope and Content

A student comprehensive project about patterns of income inequality and poverty in the city of Los Angeles.
Box 5, Folder 12

The Administration of Justice Under Emergency Conditions in the District of Columbia 1973 March

The Administration of Justice Under Emergency Conditions in the District of Columbia, 1973-03

Scope and Content

A report produced by the Committee on the Administration of Justice Under Emergency Condition and presented to the Judicial Conference of the District of Columbia Circuit.
Box 5, Folder 13

9-1-1 Emergency Telephone System 1985

9-1-1 Emergency Telephone System, 1985

Scope and Content

Overview of proper 9-1-1 system usage.
Box 5, Folder 14

The Administration of Justice in Washington, D.C. During the Disorder of April 1968, by Ronald L. Goldfarb 1973 March

The Administration of Justice in Washington, D.C. During the Disorder of April 1968,

Scope and Content

A report that analyzes law enforcement's response to the 1968 Washington, D.C. riots. The report also provides recommendations for future improvement.
Box 5, Folder 15

Firearms Stolen from Gun Stores 1992 September 11

Firearms Stolen from Gun Stores, 1992-09-11

Scope and Content

An analysis of firearms stolen during the 1992 Los Angeles riots.
Box 5, Folder 16

City of Long Beach: Community Development Statistics; Damage Suffered During Unrest 1992 July 6

City of Long Beach, 1992-07-06

Scope and Content

Statistics collected by the City of Long Beach's Department of Community Development about damage incurred during the 1992 riots.
Box 5, Folder 17

Various News Articles 1988-1993

Various News Articles, 1988-1993

Scope and Content

Journals and essays on both the Watts Riots of 1965, and the Los Angeles riots of 1992.
Box 5, Folder 18

Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Public Complaints Commission Annual Report 1989-1990

Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Public Complaints Commission Annual Report, 1989-1990

Scope and Content

Annual report for 1989-1990 issued by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police's (RCMP) Public Complaints Commission.
Box 5, Folder 19

Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Public Complaints Commission Annual Report 1990-1991

Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Public Complaints Commission Annual Report, 1990-1991

Scope and Content

Annual report for 1990-1991 issued by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police's (RCMP) Public Complaints Commission.
Box 5, Folder 20

Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Public Complaints Commission Annual Report 1988-1989

Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Public Complaints Commission Annual Report, 1988-1989

Scope and Content

Annual report for 1988-1989 issued by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police's (RCMP) Public Complaints Commission.
Box 5, Folder 21

Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Public Complaints Commission 1990 March

Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Public Complaints Commission, 1990-03

Scope and Content

An ordinance which specifies the composition, duties, procedures, and bylaws of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police's (RCMP) Public Complaints Commission.
Box 5, Folder 22

Problem Oriented Policing: A Summary of Current Thinking, by The Traffic Institute Undated

Problem Oriented Policing: A Summary of Current Thinking

Scope and Content

A report outlining guidelines and procedures that should be adopted in the implementation of problem-oriented policing programs.
Box 5, Folder 23

Review of Campus Response to Los Angeles Civil Disturbance 1992 May 11

Review of Campus Response to Los Angeles Civil Disturbance, 1992-05-11

Scope and Content

An assessment of the University of Southern California, Department of Public Safety's response to the 1992 riots.
Box 5, Folder 24

Prevention and Control of Urban Disorders: Issues for the 1980s, by the United States Department of Justice 1980 August

Prevention and Control of Urban Disorders, 1980-08

Scope and Content

A report issued by the United States Department of Justice about the prevention and control of civil disturbances using the Dade County, FL disorder of 1980 as a case study.
Box 5, Folder 25

Toward Community-Oriented Policing: Potential, Basic Requirements, and Threshold Questions, by the Traffic Institute 1987 January

Toward Community-Oriented Policing, 1987-01

Scope and Content

An article which appeared in the January, 1987 issue of "Crime and Delinquency" about the fundamental principles of community-oriented policing.
Box 5, Folder 26

University of Southern California: Memorandum of Understanding, re. Penal Code Section 830.7 1986 October 3

Memorandum of Understanding, 1986-10-03

Scope and Content

A memorandum of understanding between Los Angeles and the University of Southern California (USC) about policing and jurisdictions near USC's two main campuses.
Box 5, Folder 27

Bureau of Justice Statistics Bulletin: State and Local Police Departments, 1990, by the United States Department of Justice 1992 February

State and Local Police Departments, 1990, 1992-02

Scope and Content

A report issued by the United States Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS). The report presents data from state and local police departments on expenditures, functions, personnel, salaries, training and educational requirements, equipment, computerization, programs, and policies.
Box 5, Folder 28

Justice Expenditure and Employment in the United States, 1988, by the United States Department of Justice 1991 August

Justice Expenditure and Employment in the United States, 1988, 1991-08

Scope and Content

A report issued by the United States Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS). The report presents public expenditure and employment data on civil and criminal justice activities in the United States during fiscal years 1971-1979, 1985, and 1988.
Box 5, Folder 29

Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics, 1990, by the United States Department of Justice 1991

Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics, 1990, 1991

Scope and Content

A collection of statistics and data pertinent to the criminal justice and law enforcement communities issued by the United States Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS).
Box 5

United States Department of the Treasury, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF): Executive Summary of ATF Operations, Los Angeles Riots

General note

Missing from collection.
Box 5, Folder 30

Comments on the Christopher Commission, by Wilmington Home Owners undated

Comments on the Christopher Commission

Scope and Content

A booklet which presents various comments on the Christopher Commission's findings.
Box 5, Folder 31

Ordinance, Chapter 3: Local Emergencies; Article I: General Provisions undated

Ordinance, Chapter 3: Local Emergencies

Scope and Content

Emergency plans and provisions for Los Angeles.
Box 5, Folder 32

Command Facts Handbook Chicago Police Department 1992

Command Facts Handbook Chicago Police Department, 1992

Scope and Content

A pamphlet containing various law enforcement statistics for the city of Chicago, 1992.
Box 5, Folder 33

Emergency Services Act: Division 1, 8550 to 8665, by the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services 1991 July

Emergency Services Act, 1991-07

Scope and Content

An overview on the Emergency Services Act.
Box 5, Folder 34

Emergency Response Center/South Central Los Angeles Incident, by Southern California Gas 1992 April 29 - May 4

Southern California Gas Emergency Responce Center South Central L.A. Indicent, 1992-04-29/1992-05-04

Scope and Content

A series of response plans developed by the Southern California Gas Company after the 1992 riots.
Box 5, Folder 35

Public Housing Sites, Los Angeles County 1992

L.A. County, public housing Sites, 1992

Scope and Content

Lists of public housing developments collected from several municipalities in Los Angeles County.
Box 5, Folder 36

Voter Information Pamphlet: Special Municipal Election, by the city of Los Angeles 1992 June 2

Voter Information Pamphlet, 1992-06-02

Scope and Content

A voter information pamphlet for a special municipal election administered by the city of Los Angeles.
Box 5, Folder 37

Housing Voucher Program, by the Pasadena Housing Authority Undated

Housing Voucher Program

Scope and Content

Equal housing opportunity pamphlet information for property owners issued by the Pasadena Housing Authority.
Box 5, Folder 38

Law Review Articles and Publications 1931-1966

Southern California Law Review, 1932

Scope and Content

A series of law reviews regarding the riot policies and procedures for the city of Los Angeles.
Box 6, Folder 1

Conference on Civil Disorders, Washington D.C. 1980 June 30-July 1

Conference on Civil Disorders, 1980-06-30/1980-07-01

Scope and Content

Materials related to the conference on civil disorders held in Washington D.C. between June 30 and July 1, 1980.
Box 6, Folder 2

Report: Los Angeles Planning/Research Division After Action Reports 1992

Report: Los Angeles Planning, 1992
Detroit emergency operations plan

Scope and Content

After-action reports developed by several departments within the city of Los Angeles, regarding each department's response to the 1992 riots.
Box 6, Folder 3

Crime and Arrest Data: Bureau of Criminal Statistics, by the city of Los Angeles 1981-1990

Crime and Arrest Data: Bureau of Criminal Statistics, 1981-1990

Scope and Content

A summary of statistical data submitted by the city of Los Angeles to the California State Department of Justice, Bureau of Criminal Statistics, and Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Box 6, Folder 4

Executive Summary of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF) Operations, Los Angeles Riot, 1992

Executive Summary of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF) Operations, 1992

Scope and Content

A summary of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms' operations, both before and during the 1992 riots.
Box 6, Folder 5

Budget and Finance, by the city of Los Angeles 1992

Budget and Finance, 1992

Scope and Content

A report developed by the Los Angeles City Council's Budget and Finance Committee about state and federal reimbursement claims after the 1992 riots.
Box 6, Folder 6

Terminating the Local Emergency in the City of Los Angeles, by the city of Los Angeles 1992 June 4

Terminating the local emergency in the city of Los Angeles, 1992-06-04

Box 6, Folder 7

Resolution Ratifying the Existence of a Local Emergency due to Civil Disturbance in the City of Los Angeles and the Need for Continuing State of Local Emergency, by the city of Los Angeles 1992

Resolution ratifying the existence of a local emergency, 1992

Scope and Content

A resolution adopted by the Los Angeles City Council which ratified the existence of a local emergency and the need for continuing the state of local emergency. This resolution was adopted in light of the 1992 riots.
Box 6-8

Police and Emergency Operations: Los Angeles versus Other Cities 1989-1992

Scope and Content

In its probe of LAPD operations, the Webster Commission surveyed the emergency procedures of other major cities in the United States, many of which had experienced similar instances of civil unrest. The series contains materials that were acquired and studied by the Commission for this purpose. Included are reference guides developed by several police departments that delineate their structure, rules, and policies; manuals that outline emergency operations plans and procedures; reports that discuss the role of community-oriented policing in the prevention of crime; and assessments of the police departments response to riots in other cities.
Items in this series are arranged alphabetically, according to the 16 jurisdictions evaluated by the Commission: Atlanta, Baltimore, the California Highway Patrol, Chicago, Detroit, Houston, Miami, Newark, Newport News, Philadelphia, Richmond, San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose, Tampa, and Teaneck.

General note

Originally housed in Box 39.
Box 6, Folder 8

Atlanta 1985

Scope and Content

Materials related to police plans, procedures, and operations in Atlanta, Georgia.
Box 6, Folder 8

Emergency Procedures 1985

Emergency procedures, Atlanta, 1985

Scope and Content

Chain of command and standard operating procedures during unusual occurrences and states of emergency.
Box 6, Folder 9-18

Baltimore 1987-1992

Scope and Content

Materials related to police plans, procedures, and operations in Baltimore, Maryland.
Box 6, Folder 9

Implementation Task Force Report, by the Baltimore Police Department Undated

Implementation Task Force Report

Scope and Content

An overall assessment of the Baltimore Police.
Box 6, Folder 10

Policing Baltimore in the 1990's, by the Baltimore Police Department 1992 January

Policing Baltimore in the 1990's, 1992-01

Scope and Content

An assessment of the Baltimore Police and an analysis of its transition to a community-oriented policing model.
Box 6, Folder 11

Citizen Oriented Policing Enforcement (COPE)- Various Documents 1987 May 8

Citizen Oriented Policing Enforcement (COPE), various documents, 1987-05-08

Scope and Content

Memoranda, literature, and reports about Citizen Oriented Policing Enforcement (COPE), a policing strategy aimed at identifying and reducing fear in order to reduce crime in target areas.
Box 6, Folder 12

Elderlink: Various Documents 1991 October 15

Elderlink: various documents, 1991-10-15

Scope and Content

A press release and correspondence related to ElderLink, a cooperative program developed by the Baltimore County Departments of Aging and Police to serve the needs of senior citizens.
Box 6, Folder 13

Lesson Plans Re: Community Policing 1991 January 20

Lesson Plans regarding community policing, 1991-01-20

Scope and Content

Instructional materials about community-based policing in Baltimore.
Box 6, Folder 14

Northbrook Township Project Undated

Northbrook Township Project

Scope and Content

An assessment on crime in the Northbrook township.
Box 6, Folder 15

Merchant's Mall Watch 1989 July 14

Merchant's mall watch, 1989-07-14

Scope and Content

A description of Mall Watch, a program that merchants can use to prevent shoplifting, robbery, scams, or other types of criminal activity.
Box 6, Folder 16

Pickwick Citizens Patrol- Newsletter 1992 February 17

Pickwick citizens patrol, 1992-02-17

Scope and Content

A newsletter discussing ways citizens can patrol their own community.
Box 6, Folder 17

The Problem Solving Report Process Undated

The problem solving report process

Scope and Content

Instructions for officers to use when filling out problem reports.
Box 6, Folder 18

Rental Management Training Program: Keeping Illegal Activity Out of Rental Property 1992 Spring

Rental management training program, 1992-03/1992-05

Scope and Content

A guidebook for rental property owners describing tools to prevent drug use and other illegal activities in rental units.
Box 6, Folder 19-29

California Highway Patrol 1980-1992

Scope and Content

Materials related to the plans, procedures, and operations of the California Highway Patrol.
Box 6, Folder 19

Area Resources Management (HPG. 22.1) Guide 1991 September

Area Resources Management Guide, 1980-1992

Scope and Content

A reference book developed in order to provide area commanders and supervisory managers with a training tool and a guide to assist them in managing departmental resources.
Box 6, Folder 20

Arrests Supplemental Information 1992 August 6

Arrests supplemental information, 1992-08-06

Scope and Content

Arrests made by the California Highway Patrol during the 1992 Los Angeles riots.
Box 6, Folder 21

Departmental Training (HPM 70.13) 1980 June

Departmental Training, 1980-06

Scope and Content

A training manual developed by the California Highway Patrol.
Box 6, Folder 22

Emergency Highway Traffic Regulation Guide (50.4) 1991 August

Emergency Highway Traffic Regulation Guide, 1991-08

Scope and Content

A guide outlining procedures for the highway patrol to follow during an emergency.
Box 6, Folder 23

Emergency Incident Guide (50.3) 1992 April

Emergency Incident Guide, 1992-04

Scope and Content

A reference book for uniformed personnel who are first responders to an emergency scene and managers of emergency incidents and disasters.
Box 6, Folder 24

Emergency Response Manual (50.1) 1991 November

Emergency Response Manual, 1991-11

Scope and Content

A manual on how to report and respond to an emergency.
Box 6, Folder 25

Incident Command System Lesson Plan: Scene Manager Course (12 hours) Undated

Incident Command System Lesson Plan

Scope and Content

Instructional materials related to the structure and function of the California Highway Patrol's Incident Command System (ICS).
Box 6, Folder 26

Southern Division Special Order #68: Tactical Alert 1992 April 7

Southern Division Special Order 68,tactical alert, 1992-04-07

Scope and Content

A memorandum describing Special Order No. 68, which outlines the procedures for a tactical alert.
Box 6, Folder 27

Chronology of Events (Pre-Incident) and Chronology of Planning (for possible civil unrest as an outcome of the Rodney King v. LAPD trial) 1991 March 3-1992 May 20

Chronology of events, chronology of planning, Rodney King v. LAPD trial, 1991-03-03/1992-05-02

Scope and Content

A chronology of events preceding the riots and a chronology of planning measures undertaken by the California Highway Patrol for possible civil unrest as a result of the Rodney King trial.
Box 6, Folder 28

Emergency Resource Center Operations Staffing 1992 March 30-May 2

Emergency resource center operations staffing, 1992

Scope and Content

Organization and staffing of the California Highway Patrol's Emergency Resources Center; notes from the Southern Division Area Commanders' Conference; a summary of planning considerations for possible civil disturbances pending the Rodney King verdict; and order forms for riot-related gear.
Box 6, Folder 29

Southern Division Emergency Contingency Plan 1992 April 7-May 2

Southern division emergency contingency plan, 1992-04-07/1992-05-02

Scope and Content

An emergency contingency plan developed by the California Highway Patrol in the event of a major incident resulting from the outcome of the Rodney King vs. LAPD trial. The plan is comprised of 7 phases: (1) Advance Planning; (2) Operational Readiness; (3) Tactical Alert; (4) Deployment of On-Duty Personnel; (5) Deployment of Off-Duty Personnel; (6) Deployment of Adjoining Division Personnel; and (7) Deactivation.
Box 6, Folder 30-31

Chicago 1986-1991

Scope and Content

Materials related to police plans, procedures, and operations in Chicago, Illinois.
Box 6, Folder 30

Crowd Control Training Program 1986-1991

Crowd control training program, 1986-1991

Scope and Content

A collection of training materials developed by the Chicago Police Department to be used during civil disturbances and riots.
Box 6, Folder 31

Special Response Plans 1986 August 21-1989 February 23

Special response plans, 1986-1989

Scope and Content

A manual which provides the Chicago Police Department with operational strategies and techniques in the event of a large-scale emergency.
Box 7, Folder 1-3, Box 6, Folder 32-36

Detroit 1981

Scope and Content

Materials related to police plans, procedures, and operations in Detroit, Michigan.
Box 6, Folder 32-35

Detroit Police Department Manual, by the Detroit Police Department 1981 April 23

Detroit Police Department Manual, 1981

Scope and Content

A manual developed by the Detroit Police Department which outlines the Department's organization, rules and regulations, and procedures.
Box 7, Folder 1-2, Box 6, Folder 36

Detroit Emergency Operations Plan Undated

Detroit emergency operations plan

Scope and Content

Emergency Operations Plan for the City of Detroit.
Box 7, Folder 3

High Risk Response 1978 June 23-1986 June 13

High Risk Response, 1978-06-23/1986-08-13

Scope and Content

General orders which outline proper procedure for the police to follow in high-risk incidents.
Box 7, Folder 4-18

Houston 1986-1992

Scope and Content

Materials related to police plans, procedures, and operations in Houston, Texas.
Box 7, Folder 4

Budget and Resources 1992 1992

Budget and resources, Houston, 1992

Scope and Content

Operating budget for the Houston Police Department in fiscal year 1992.
Box 7, Folder 5

Demographics 1986

Demographics of the city of Houston, 1986

Scope and Content

A demographic breakdown of the city of Houston.
Box 7, Folder 6

Developing Neighborhood Oriented Policing, by the Houston Police Department 1988

Developing Neighborhood Oriented Policing, 1988

Scope and Content

A booklet describing Houston Police Department's attempt to develop a better neighborhood/police relationship.
Box 7, Folder 7

Developing A Policing Style for Neighborhood Oriented Policing, by Lee P. Brown, Chief of Police of Houston 1986-1992

Developing A Policing Style for Neighborhood Oriented Policing, 1986-1992

Scope and Content

A report about the history of policing in the neighborhoods of Houston.
Box 7, Folder 8

Emergency Mobilization Plan: June, 1992 1992 June

Emergency Mobilization Plan, 1992-06

Scope and Content

A report about the chain of command and protocol order during a time of emergency.
Box 7, Folder 9

Gangs: Post and After Action Studies for Asians and Gangs, by the Houston Police Department (2 copies) 1986-1991

Gangs: post and after action studies for Asians and gangs, 1986-1991

Scope and Content

A report about the Asian gangs in the Houston area.
Box 7, Folder 10

Houston Economic Summit: Demonstrators Guide Permit Applications 1990

Houston Economic Summit: Demonstrators Guide Permit Applications, 1990

Scope and Content

An information packet which outlines federal, state, and local ordinances with regard to demonstrations, as well as the application, processes, and regulations associated with demonstrations.
Box 7, Folder 11

Integrating Investigative Operations through Neighborhood Oriented Policing, by Lee P. Brown, Chief of Police of Houston 1986-1991

Integrating Investigative Operations through Neighborhood Oriented Policing, 1986-1991

Scope and Content

A report on the framework of investigative liberties granted to the Houston police.
Box 7, Folder 12

Intelligence Plans: Post and Action Reports 1990

Intelligence plans: post and action reports, 1990

Scope and Content

A packet containing letters and reports about Houston Police Department intelligence.
Box 7, Folder 13

Inter-Agency Agreement 1992 June 26

Inter-Agency agreement, 1992-06-26

Scope and Content

An interlocal agreement delineating mutual aid for police officers.
Box 7, Folder 14-16

Rules Manual of the Houston Police Department 1987 January

Rules manual of the Houston police department, 1987-01

Scope and Content

Rules manual for the Houston Police Department.
Box 7, Folder 17

Special Response Unit 1991 November 18

Special response unit, 1991-11-18

Scope and Content

Special response goals, objectives, management, and training.
Box 7, Folder 18

Training/Civil Disorders 1992 June

Training/Civil Disorders, 1992-06

Scope and Content

Instructional materials for responding to civil disorders.
Box 7, Folder 19-28

Miami/Metro-Dade 1989-1992

Scope and Content

Materials related to police plans, procedures, and operations in Miami, Florida.
Box 7, Folder 19

After Action Report: Lozano Incident, January 1989 1989-1992

After Action Report: Lozano Incident, January 1989, 1989-1992

Scope and Content

An after action report concerning an officer-related shooting incident in Miami on January 16, 1989.
Box 7, Folder 20

After Action Report: Overtown/ Liberty Civil Disturbances 1989 January 24

After Action Report: Overtown/ Liberty Civil Disturbances, 1989-01-24

Scope and Content

A memorandum regarding the Lozano case which triggered a series of civil disturbances in Miami.
Box 7, Folder 21

Civil Disorder Response Plan, by the Miami Police Department 1992 June 1

Civil Disorder Response Plan, 1992-06-01

Scope and Content

A civil disorder response plan developed by the Miami Police Department.
Box 7, Folder 22

Civil Disturbance Management: The Mobile Field Force Concept 1992 May 18-20

Civil Disturbance Management: The Mobile Field Force Concept, 1992-05-18/1992-05-20

Scope and Content

A conference about the Miami Police Department's tactics in regards to civil disturbance and control.
Box 7, Folder 23

Crisis Prevention and Response System, by the Metro Dade County Community Relations Board Undated

Crisis Prevention and Response System

Scope and Content

A plan developed by the Metropolitan Dade County Community Relations Board for thwarting crime and disruptive behavior before it reaches crisis level.
Box 7, Folder 24

Inter-Agency Coordination Report, by The Metro-Dade County Corrections and Rehabilitation Department 1990 March

Inter-Agency Coordination Report, 1990-03

Scope and Content

A report on how the Metro-Dade Police Department works in coordination with other police and media outlets.
Box 7, Folder 25

Mobile Field Force: 1990 Training Manual, by the Metro-Dade Police Department 1990

Mobile Field Force: 1990 Training Manual, 1990

Scope and Content

A training manual which describes the mobile field force concept, as well as, tactical information required to effectively implement the concept.
Box 7, Folder 26

Mobilization and Emergency Operations Plan, by the Metro-Dade Police Department Undated

Mobilization and Emergency Operations Plan

Scope and Content

A manual about emergency plans and operations developed by the Metro-Dade Police Department.
Box 7, Folder 27

Northside Station Emergency Operations Plan 1989-1990

Northside Station Emergency Operations Plan, 1989-1990

Scope and Content

An emergency operations plan developed by Northside Station which outlines strategies and tactics for responding to civil disturbances.
Box 7, Folder 28

Presentation for Florida House of Representatives 1989 February 8

Presentation for Florida House of Representatives, 1989-02-08

Scope and Content

A presentation delivered to the Florida House of Representatives' Committee on Emergency Preparedness about the Metro-Dade Police Department's emergency response plans and procedures.
Box 7, Folder 29

Newark 1992 May 26

Scope and Content

Materials related to police plans, procedures, and operations in Newark, New Jersey.
Box 7, Folder 29

Report for Action: An Investigation Into the Causes and Events of the 1967 Newark Race Riots, by the State of New Jersey Governor's Select Commission on Civil Disorder 1992 May 26

Report for Action: An Investigation Into the Causes and Events of the 1967 Newark Race Riots, 1992-05-26

Scope and Content

A report which assesses the causes and effects of the 1967 Newark race riots and prescribes appropriate courses of action to prevent future instances of civil disorder.
Box 7, Folder 30

Newport News 1992 May

Scope and Content

Materials related to police plans, procedures, and operations in Newport News, Virginia.
Box 7, Folder 30

Progress of Problem Oriented Policing in the Newport News Police Department 1992 May

Progress of Problem Oriented Policing in the Newport News Police Department, 1992-05

Scope and Content

An overview of Newport News' problem-oriented policing strategy and its effectiveness over time.
Box 7, Folder 31

Philadelphia 1978-1992

Scope and Content

Materials related to police plans, procedures, and operations in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Box 7, Folder 31

Philadelphia Police Department 1978-1992

Philadelphia Police Department, 1978-1992

Scope and Content

Overall description of the Philadelphia Police Department's operations, policies, procedures, and plans, and a demographic overview of the city's population.
Box 7, Folder 32-34

Richmond 1991 May-1992 February

Description

Materials related to police plans, procedures, and operations in Richmond, Virginia.
Box 7, Folder 32

Violence Prevention Plan, by Robert C. Bobb, City Manager of Richmond 1991 September

Violence Prevention Plan, Robert C. Bobb, 1991 September

Scope and Content

A plan to proactively curb violence and delinquent behavior in the city of Richmond.
Box 7, Folder 33

Richmond Neighborhood Team 1991 May

Richmond Neighborhood Team, 1991-05

Scope and Content

A report discussing the purpose, duties, and organization of the Richmond Team, a consortium of citizens and government officials seeking to establish stronger ties between the population and government of Richmond.
Box 7, Folder 34

Community Policing: Design and Implementation, by the Richmond Bureau of Police 1992 February

Community Policing: Design and Implementation, 1992-02

Scope and Content

A report which analyzes the steps that the Richmond Bureau of Police needs to take to effectively implement a community-based policing philosophy.
Box 8, Folder 1-7, Box 7, Folder 35

San Diego 1987-1992

Scope and Content

Materials related to police plans, procedures, and operations in the city of San Diego, California.
Box 7, Folder 35

Annual Report 1988, by the San Diego Police Department 1988

Annual Report, San Diego, 1988

Scope and Content

An annual report issued by the San Diego Police Department for 1988.
Box 8

San Diego Police Department Manuals Undated

General note

Missing from collection.
Box 8, Folder 1

Critical Incident Management (Department Instructions), by the San Diego Police Department 1987 December 20

Critical Incident Management, 1987-12-20

Scope and Content

A manual that outlines procedures for critical incident management developed by the San Diego Police Department.
Box 8, Folder 2

Major Incident Response Plan, by the City of San Diego 1990 August

Major Incident Response Plan, 1990-08

Scope and Content

A key and manual to responding to major emergencies and disasters.
Box 8, Folder 3

San Diego-Jack Murphy Stadium Emergency Plan (Attachment B to the Major Incident Response Plan) 1991 October 1

San Diego-Jack Murphy Stadium Emergency Plan, 1991-10-01

Scope and Content

A plan outlining how Jack Murphy Stadium could be used in instances of emergency.
Box 8, Folder 4-7

San Diego Police Manual for the Board of Police Commissioners in Los Angeles 1990-1992

San Diego police manual, 1990-1992

Scope and Content

San Diego Police manual for the board of police commissioners in Los Angeles.
Box 8, Folder 8-9

San Francisco 1992 April

Scope and Content

Materials related to police plans, procedures, and operations in the city and county of San Francisco, California.
Box 8, Folder 8

Community Police Officer Program, by the San Francisco Police Department 1992 April

Community Police Officer Program, 1992-04

Scope and Content

A manual that assigns responsibilities related to the management, support, and liaison aspects of San Francisco's Community Police Officer Program.
Box 8, Folder 9

Crowd Control Manual, by the San Francisco Police Department 1992 April

Crowd control manual, 1992-04

Scope and Content

A manual that provides San Francisco police officers with guidelines and strategies for crowd control.
Box 8, Folder 10

San Jose 1990 September

Scope and Content

Materials related to police plans, procedures, and operations in the city of San Jose, California.
Box 8, Folder 10

Organizational Chart 1990 September

Organizational chart, 1990-09

Scope and Content

An organizational chart of operations for the San Jose Police Department.
Box 8, Folder 11-13

Tampa 1990 May-September

Scope and Content

Materials related to police plans, procedures, and operations in the city of Tampa, Florida.
Box 8, Folder 11

Tampa Police 1990 September 30

Tampa Police, 1990-05/1990-09

Scope and Content

A brief overview of the history, structure, methods, and strategies of the Tampa Police Department.
Box 8, Folder 12

General Procedures Manual, by Tampa Police Undated

General procedures manual

Box 8, Folder 13

Civil Disorder Incident Summary as a Result of the Los Angeles, California Incident Involving Rodney King and the Acquittal of Four Los Angeles Police Officers (3 copies) 1990 May 23

Civil Disorder Incident Summary, Rodney King, 1990-05-23

Box 8, Folder 14-21

Teaneck 1984-1992

Scope and Content

Materials related to police plans, procedures, and operations in the city of Teaneck, New Jersey.
Box 8, Folder 14

Budget and Equipment Purchase 1990 April

Budget and equipment purchase, 1984-1992

Scope and Content

Budget and equipment purchase charts maintained by the Teaneck Police Department.
Box 8, Folder 15

Bergen County Road Map Undated

Bergen county road map

Box 8, Folder 16

Census and Social Character 1992 March

Census and social character, 1992-03

Scope and Content

A demographic analysis of Bergen County, New Jersey's population.
Box 8, Folder 17

Civil Disturbance 1990 April

Civil disturbance, 1990-04-10

Scope and Content

A description of the civil disturbances which occurred in Teaneck due to an officer-related shooting on April 10, 1990.
Box 8, Folder 18

Press Release: New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety 1990 July 31

Press Release: New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety, 1990-07-31

Scope and Content

A statement issued by Attorney General Robert J. Del Tufo, as well as several newspaper articles, about the Phillip Pannell shooting case.
Box 8, Folder 19

Recruitment 1992 May 27

Recruitment, 1992-05-27

Scope and Content

A report on the recruitment tactics of the Teaneck Police Department focusing specifically on its recruitment of minority officers and how a greater degree of diversity can be attained.
Box 8, Folder 20

Street Map Undated

Street map

Scope and Content

Street Index map for downsizing.
Box 8, Folder 21

Training Manual 1984 March 13

Training manual, 1984-03-13

Box 8-9

Analysis of LAPD Functions in Regards to Immigration Policy 1989 March-1992 August

Scope and Content

Materials in the series assess the LAPD's involvement in immigration enforcement during the 1992 riots. Included are reports issued by governmental and human rights agencies; copies of relevant laws, emergency plans, and penal codes; a copy of Mike Davis' book City of Quartz; and copies of activity logs and reports produced by the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS).

General note

Originally housed in Box 40.
Box 8, Folder 22

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Lawsuit Charges Riot Curfew Was Illegal, by Paul Lieberman 1992 June 26

Scope and Content

An article describing how Latinos and the homeless were unfairly treated in curfew laws because these laws were not printed in Spanish and the homeless lacked the ability to adhere to a curfew.
Box 8, Folder 23

Civil Liberties in Crisis: Los Angeles During the Emergency, by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Foundation of Southern California 1992 June 23

Civil Liberties in Crisis: Los Angeles During the Emergency, 1992-06-23

Box 8, Folder 24

Complaint: Coalition for the Homeless v. City of Los Angeles 1992 June 23

Complaint: Coalition for the Homeless v. City of Los Angeles

Scope and Content

A court case initiated by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) against the city of Los Angeles regarding curfew laws and their effects on the homeless.
Box 8, Folder 25

Police Brutality in Los Angeles, California, United States of America, by Amnesty International USA 1992 June

Police Brutality in Los Angeles, California, United States of America, 1992-06

Box 9, Folder 1

Assembly Bill 2067: Police Officers 1992 January 29

Assembly bill 2067, police officers, 1929-01-29

Scope and Content

A bill authored by the California Assembly about a police officer's rights during an investigation.
Box 9, Folder 2

Beyond 911: A New Era for Policing, by Malcolm K. Sparrow, Mark H. Moore, and David M. Kennedy 1990

Beyond 911: A new era for policing, 1990

Scope and Content

A book discussing how enterprising police chiefs and progressive policing strategies can be used to combat crime and violence in the nation's cities.
Box 9, Folder 3

California Assembly/Final Report of the Committee on the Los Angeles Crisis 1992 September 28

To rebuild is not enough, 1992-09-28

Scope and Content

A report produced by the California State Assembly which provides several recommendations for improving racial relations and overcoming urban unrest.
Box 9, Folder 4

California Codes (Wests) Penal Codes: 1992 Compact Edition 1992

General note

Missing from collection.
Box 9, Folder 5

Catastrophic Earthquake Identification Card Program, by the Governor's Office of Emergency Services, Law Enforcement Division 1991 April

Catastrophic earthquake identification card program, 1991-04

Scope and Content

A report which describes the Catastrophic Emergency Identification Card Program (CEIC) which would provide private industry recovery teams permission to re-enter restricted areas after a major earthquake.
Box 9, Folder 6

Emergency Planning Guidelines For Local Law Enforcement, by the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training 1989 December

Emergency planning guidelines for local law enforcement, 1989-12

Scope and Content

A planning guide designed to present general information on emergency management planning factors so that a law enforcement agency could construct an emergency operations plan or revise an existing one.
Box 9, Folder 7

Emergency Services Act: Division 1, 8550 to 8665 Undated

General note

Missing
Box 9, Folder 8

California Emergency Services Act 8549.22-8668 1991 July 1

California emergency services act 8549.22-8668, 1991-01-01

Scope and Content

An ordinance developed for the state of California about emergency services.
Box 9, Folder 9

Law Enforcement Guide for Emergency Operations Planning, by the State of California Governor's Office of Emergency Services, Law Enforcement Division 1989 October

Law enforcement guide for emergency operations planning, 1989-10

Scope and Content

A guide developed specifically for law enforcement personnel in case of a local emergency. The document establishes priorities for law enforcement agencies in times of emergency.
Box 9, Folder 10

Law Enforcement Mutual Aid Plan, by the State of California Governor's Office of Emergency Services, Law Enforcement Division 1991 October

Law enforcement mutual aid plan, 1991-10

Scope and Content

A manual that provides general guidelines as to how mutual aid should be distributed in the event of a disaster or emergency.
Box 9, Folder 11

Law Enforcement Mutual Aid Plan, by the State of California Governor's Office of Emergency Services, Law Enforcement Division 1989 March

Law enforcement mutual aid plan, 1989-03

Scope and Content

A manual that provides general guidelines as to how mutual aid should be distributed in the event of a disaster or emergency.
Box 9, Folder 12

Law Enforcement Mutual Aid Plan: Coroner's Annex, by the State of California Governor's Office of Emergency Services, Law Enforcement Division 1990 May

Law Enforcement Mutual Aid Plan: Coroner's Annex, 1990-05

Scope and Content

A supplement to the Law Enforcement Mutual Aid Plan which describes the statewide Coroner's/Medical Examiner's organization, mobilization, and functions in the event of a disaster or emergency.
Box 9, Folder 13

Law Enforcement Incident Command System (LEICS) Undated

Law Enforcement Incident Command System

Scope and Content

A description of the Law Enforcement Incident Command System including its purpose, structure, and logistics.
Box 9, Folder 14

Operational Checklist for Civil Unrest/ Disorder 1992 July

Operational Checklist for Civil Unrest or Disorder, 1992-07

Scope and Content

The document outlines the appropriate actions to be taken during civil unrest or disorder. This information is consistent with the Law Enforcement Mutual Aid Plan.
Box 9, Folder 15

Program of Instruction: Civil Disorder Management 1992 July

Program of instruction, civil disorder management, 1992-07

Scope and Content

A series of summarized lectures on civil disorder and different tactics on how to prevent it.
Box 9, Folder 16

Southern California Earthquake Response Plan Undated

Scope and Content

A tactical plan for earthquake management in Southern California.
Box 9, Folder 17

State Emergency Plan Undated

General note

Missing from collection.
Box 9, Folder 18

Mobilization and Deployment of Events 1992 August 3

Mobilization and deployment of events, 1992-08-03

Scope and Content

An assessment of the mobilization of the California National Guard during the Los Angeles riots.
Box 9, Folder 19

Central American Resource Center (CARECEN) Report: Human Rights Violations 1992 July 20

Central American resource center report, human rights violations, 1992-07-20

Scope and Content

A packet of information and sworn statements suggesting that the LAPD unfairly targeted Latino immigrants while responding to the riots.
Box 9, Folder 20

City of Quartz, by Mike Davis 1992 March

City of Quartz, Mike Davis, 1992-03

Scope and Content

A book that analyzes the Los Angeles region.
Box 9, Folder 21

City of Quartz, Chapter 5: The Hammer and the Rock, by Mike Davis 1992 March

Scope and Content

An excerpt from Mike Davis's book City of Quartz.
Box 9, Folder 22

Standards for Law Enforcement Agencies, by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies 1991 October

Standards for law enforcement agencies, 1991-10

Scope and Content

A manual that provides standards with regard to the functions, responsibilities, structure, administration, and operations of law enforcement agencies.
Box 9, Folder 23

Psychological Theory in Group Behavior (confidential), by Decision Quest 1992 August 26

Psychological theory in group behavior, 1992-08-26

Scope and Content

A graduate student's paper that analyzes a riot at a 1962 football game drawing psychological parallels to the Rodney King incident.
Box 9, Folder 24

Gangs, Crime, and Violence in Los Angeles, by the Office of the District Attorney, County of Los Angeles 1992 May

Gangs, crime, and violence in Los Angeles, 1992-05

Scope and Content

A report that provides an overview of gang activity in Los Angeles County and recommendations and tactics that can be employed to suppress gangs.
Box 9, Folder 25

General Information Booklet, by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development 1991 October

General information booklet, 1991-10

Scope and Content

An overview of rental housing programs administered by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and lists of federally-assisted housing developments in Los Angeles County.
Box 9, Folder 26

Attachment to Moschorak Interview #1108 (MISSING) 1992 July 6

Scope and Content

A more extensive report on the arrest and deportation of undocumented immigrants during the 1992 riots.
Box 9, Folder 27

Communications Center Activity Log 1992 May 1

Communications center activity log, 1992-05-01

Scope and Content

A copy of the Immigration and Naturalization Service's (INS) Communications Center Activity Log which documents the agency's operations between May 1 and May 3, 1992.
Box 9, Folder 28

Los Angeles District, United States Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS): Riot Aliens Processed 1992 July 6

Los Angeles District, United States Immigration and Naturalization Service, 1992-07-06

Scope and Content

A statistical breakdown of the number of aliens interviewed and arrested by the Los Angeles district of the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) during the 1992 riots.
Box 9-10

Los Angeles and Pasadena Fire Departments' Procedures and Operations 1968-1992

Scope and Content

Materials in the series address the policies, procedures, and operations of the Los Angeles and Pasadena Fire Departments during emergency situations. Included are manuals and handbooks related to emergency planning, minutes fom several Los Angeles Board of Fire Commissioners' meetings, and incident logs maintained by the Los Angeles Fire Department during the 1992 riots. The series also contains miscellaneous reports about civil unrest in general, and emergency operations survey worksheets completed by 26 California counties after the riots.

General note

Originally housed in Box 40.
Box 9, Folder 29

Los Angeles Fire Department: Communications Manual, Volumes I and II 1990

Los Angeles fire department communications manual, 1990

Scope and Content

A manual developed by the Los Angeles Fire Department that explains proper firefighter protocol.
Box 9, Folder 30

Productions, Los Angeles Fire Department: Data: Incoming Calls re. Individual Fires 1992

Los Angeles fire department, incoming calls regarding fires, 1992

Scope and Content

A comprehensive list of the fires that were reported to the Los Angeles Fire Department during the civil disturbance.
Box 9, Folder 31

Productions, Los Angeles Fire Department: Earthquake Emergency Operational Plan 1987

Los Angeles fire department, earthquake emergency operational plan, 1987

Scope and Content

Guidelines dictating the Los Angeles Fire Department's emergency operations plan in detail.
Box 9, Folder 32

Productions, Los Angeles Fire Department: Southern California Earthquake Response Plan 1990 June

Los Angeles fire department, southern California earthquake response plan, 1990-06

Scope and Content

California's protocol for responding to an earthquake.
Box 9, Folder 33

Productions, Pasadena Fire Department: Chronology re. Pasadena 1992 April 29-May 8

Pasadena fire department, chronology regarding Pasadena 1992-04-29/1992-05-08

Scope and Content

Chronology of events related to the civil unrest (following the Rodney King verdict) and the Pasadena Fire Department's response.
Box 9, Folder 34

Los Angeles Fire Commission: Minutes of the Board of Fire Commissioners 1992 May 7

Minutes of the board of fire commissioners, 1992-05-07

Box 9, Folder 35

Los Angeles Fire Commission: Minutes of the Board of Fire Commissioners 1992 May 14

Minutes of the board of fire commissioners, 1992-05-14

Scope and Content

Meeting minutes describing the actions taken by the Los Angeles Board of Fire Commissioners at its meeting on May 14, 1992.
Box 9, Folder 36

Los Angeles Fire Commission: Minutes of the Board of Fire Commissioners (excerpt) 1992 June 4

Minutes of the board of fire commissioners, 1992-06-04

Box 9, Folder 37

Los Angeles Fire Commission: Minutes of the Board of Fire Commissioners 1992 June 4

Minutes of the board of fire commissioners, 1992-06-04

Box 9, Folder 38

Structure and History of Los Angeles City Government Undated

Structure and history of Los Angeles City government

Scope and Content

A memorandum which discusses the history of the Los Angeles city government with an emphasis on the Mayor, City Council, the Chief of Police, and the Police Commission.
Box 9, Folder 39

Rebuilding and Recovery of Washington, D.C. from the Civil Disturbances of April, 1968, by the District of Columbia City Council 1968 May 10

Rebuilding and recovery of Washington, D.C. from the civil disturbances of April, 1968, 1968-05-10

Scope and Content

A report which provides an overview of the riots following the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. and what happened within each area of government operations in response.
Box 9, Folder 40

Justice in Time of Crisis, by William A. Dobrovir 1969 April

Justice in time of crisis, 1969-04

Scope and Content

A staff report to the District of Columbia Committee on the administration of justice under emergency conditions with an emphasis on the 1968 D.C. riots.
Box 9, Folder 41

The Use of Troops in Civil Disturbances in the United States, by A. Kenneth Pye 1981 July

The use of troops in civil disturbances in the United States, 1981-07

Scope and Content

A report that describes the circumstances in which military forces may be used by the states and the federal government in cases of civil disorder.
Box 9, Folder 42

The Strategy of Confrontation 1968 September 6

The strategy of confrontation, 1968-09-06

Scope and Content

A report that describes several groups' efforts to disrupt the Democratic National Convention of 1968 and to paralyze the city of Chicago, where the convention was held.
Box 9, Folder 43

The Control of Civil Disturbances, by John Mitchell Nickerson 1968 May

The control of civil disturbances, 1968-05

Scope and Content

A report that differentiates between peaceable and disruptive public demonstrations and offers methods for controlling unlawful and destructive demonstrations.
Box 9, Folder 44

The Role of the Department of Defense in Civil Disturbances, by Col. Walter B. Schlotterbeck and Lt. Col. Andrew Mansinne, Jr. 1970

The role of the department of defense in civil disturbances, 1970

Scope and Content

A report that offers an overview of the Department of Defense's role in responding to civil disturbances with an emphasis on the intervention of the National Guard in local policing.
Box 10, Folder 1

Civil Disturbances in Washington, D.C., by the National Capital Planning Commission 1968 April 4-8

Civil disturbances in Washington, D.C., 1968-04-04/1968-04-08

Scope and Content

A report that summarizes the 1968 civil disturbances in Washington, D.C. and an assessment of the damage incurred as a result of these disturbances.
Box 10, Folder 2

Amendments to the City of Los Angeles' Emergency Operations Master Plan and Procedures Manual 1992 January 17

Amendments to the city of Los Angeles' emergency operations, 1992-01-17

Scope and Content

Revisions and amendments made to the city of Los Angeles's emergency operations master plan and procedures manual.
Box 10, Folder 3

San Diego County 1992

San Diego county, 1992

Scope and Content

Emergency operations survey worksheets completed by law enforcement officials in San Diego County pertaining to their agencies' involvement in providing mutual aid during the riots.
Box 10, Folder 4

San Francisco County 1992

San Francisco county, 1992

Scope and Content

Emergency operations survey worksheets completed by law enforcement officials in San Francisco County pertaining to their agencies' involvement in providing mutual aid during the riots.
Box 10, Folder 5

San Luis Obispo County 1992

San Luis Obispo county, 1992

Scope and Content

Emergency operations survey worksheets completed by law enforcement officials in San Luis Obispo County pertaining to their agencies' involvement in providing mutual aid during the riots.
Box 10, Folder 6

San Mateo County 1992

San Mateo county, 1992

Scope and Content

Emergency operations survey worksheets completed by law enforcement officials in San Mateo County pertaining to their agencies' involvement in providing mutual aid during the riots.
Box 10, Folder 7

Santa Barbara County 1992

Santa Barbara county, 1992

Scope and Content

Emergency operations survey worksheets completed by law enforcement officials in Santa Barbara County pertaining to their agencies' involvement in providing mutual aid during the riots.
Box 10, Folder 8

Santa Clara County 1992

Santa Clara county, 1992

Scope and Content

Emergency operations survey worksheets completed by law enforcement officials in Santa Clara County pertaining to their agencies' involvement in providing mutual aid during the riots.
Box 10, Folder 9

Sonoma County 1992

Sonoma county, 1992

Scope and Content

Emergency operations survey worksheets completed by law enforcement officials in Sonoma County pertaining to their agencies' involvement in providing mutual aid during the riots.
Box 10, Folder 10

Sutter County 1992

Scope and Content

Emergency operations survey worksheets completed by law enforcement officials in Sutter County pertaining to their agencies' involvement in providing mutual aid during the riots.
Box 10, Folder 11

Tulare County 1992

Tulare county, 1992

Scope and Content

Emergency operations survey worksheets completed by law enforcement officials in Tulare County pertaining to their agencies' involvement in providing mutual aid during the riots.
Box 10, Folder 12

Yolo County 1992

Yolo county, 1992

Scope and Content

Emergency operations survey worksheets completed by law enforcement officials in Yolo County pertaining to their agencies' involvement in providing mutual aid during the riots.
Box 10, Folder 13

Mono County 1992

Mono county, 1992

Scope and Content

Emergency operations survey worksheets completed by law enforcement officials in Mono County pertaining to their agencies' involvement in providing mutual aid during the riots.
Box 10, Folder 14

Merced County 1992

Merced county, 1992

Scope and Content

Emergency operations survey worksheets completed by law enforcement officials in Merced County pertaining to their agencies' involvement in providing mutual aid during the riots.
Box 10, Folder 15

Nevada County 1992

Nevada county, 1992

Scope and Content

Emergency operations survey worksheets completed by law enforcement officials in Nevada County pertaining to their agencies' involvement in providing mutual aid during the riots.
Box 10, Folder 16

Orange County 1992

Orange county, 1992

Scope and Content

Emergency operations survey worksheets completed by law enforcement officials in Orange County pertaining to their agencies' involvement in providing mutual aid during the riots.
Box 10, Folder 17

Riverside County 1992

Riverside county, 1992.

Scope and Content

Emergency operations survey worksheets completed by law enforcement officials in Riverside County pertaining to their agencies' involvement in providing mutual aid during the riots.
Box 10, Folder 18

Sacramento County 1992

Sacramento county, 1992

Scope and Content

Emergency operations survey worksheets completed by law enforcement officials in Sacramento County pertaining to their agencies' involvement in providing mutual aid during the riots.
Box 10, Folder 19

San Bernardino County 1992

San Bernardino county, 1992

Scope and Content

Emergency operations survey worksheets completed by law enforcement officials in San Bernardino County pertaining to their agencies' involvement in providing mutual aid during the riots.
Box 10, Folder 20

San Joaquin County 1992

San Joaquin county, 1992

Scope and Content

Emergency operations survey worksheets completed by law enforcement officials in San Joaquin County pertaining to their agencies' involvement in providing mutual aid during the riots.
Box 10, Folder 21

Los Angeles County 1992

Los Angeles county, 1992

Scope and Content

Emergency operations survey worksheets completed by law enforcement officials in Los Angeles County pertaining to their agencies' involvement in providing mutual aid during the riots.
Box 10, Folder 22

Alameda County 1992

Alameda county, 1992

Scope and Content

Emergency operations survey worksheets completed by law enforcement officials in Alameda County pertaining to their agencies' involvement in providing mutual aid during the riots.
Box 10, Folder 23

Contra Costa County 1992

Contra Costa county, 1992

Scope and Content

Emergency operations survey worksheets completed by law enforcement officials in Contra Costa County pertaining to their agencies' involvement in providing mutual aid during the riots.
Box 10, Folder 24

El Dorado County 1992

El Dorado county, 1992

Scope and Content

Emergency operations survey worksheets completed by law enforcement officials in El Dorado County pertaining to their agencies' involvement in providing mutual aid during the riots.
Box 10, Folder 25

Fresno County 1992

Fresno county, 1992

Scope and Content

Emergency operations survey worksheets completed by law enforcement officials in Fresno County pertaining to their agencies' involvement in providing mutual aid during the riots.
Box 10, Folder 26

Kern County 1992

Kern county, 1992

Scope and Content

Emergency operations survey worksheets completed by law enforcement officials in Kern County pertaining to their agencies' involvement in providing mutual aid during the riots.
Box 10, Folder 27

Kings County 1992

Kings county, 1992

Scope and Content

Emergency operations survey worksheets completed by law enforcement officials in Kings County pertaining to their agencies' involvement in providing mutual aid during the riots.
Box 10, Folder 28

Madera County 1992

Madera county, 1992

Scope and Content

Emergency operations survey worksheets completed by law enforcement officials in Madera County pertaining to their agencies' involvement in providing mutual aid during the riots.
Box 10, Folder 29

Mariposa County 1992

Mariposa county, 1992

Scope and Content

Emergency operations survey worksheets completed by law enforcement officials in Mariposa County pertaining to their agencies' involvement in providing mutual aid during the riots.
Box 10, Folder 30

Marin County 1992

Marin county, 1992

Scope and Content

Emergency operations survey worksheets completed by law enforcement officials in Marin County pertaining to their agencies' involvement in providing mutual aid during the riots.
Box 10

Pre-Riot Policies, Plans, and Procedures

Scope and Content

Materials in the series assess a number of policies, plans, and procedures in place prior to the 1992 Los Angeles riots, many of which arguably contributed to the social upheaval. Included are several reports produced by the International Association of Chiefs of Police about model law enforcement policy; reports that address deficiencies in police-community relations in Los Angeles; emergency operations and recovery plans developed by the City of Los Angeles; demographic analyses of the city's public housing developments; and a Los Angeles Times publication assessing the riots' root causes. Also included are statistics released by the Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety about structural damage incurred as a result of the violence and looting.

General note

Originally housed in Box 40.
Box 10, Folder 31

Quality Leadership: What It Is, How to Do It, by David C. Couper 1991 October 8-9

Quality leadership: what it is, how to do it, 1991-10-08/1991-10-09

Scope and Content

Materials from a seminar held at the International Association of Chief of Police's annual conference in 1991 about establishing strong and effective leadership within law enforcement.
Box 10, Folder 32

Areas of Concern in Addressing Contemporary Civil Disorders, by the International Association of Chiefs of Police 1992 July

Areas of concern in addressing contemporary civil disorders, 1992-07

Scope and Content

A report that articulates measures which police executives can employ to help prevent, prepare for, and respond to contemporary civil disorders.
Box 10, Folder 33

Model Policy: Civil Disturbances 1992 February

Model policy, civil disturbances, 1992-02

Scope and Content

A model policy outlining procedures for handling civil disturbance.
Box 10, Folder 34

Police, by the National Advisory Commission on Criminal Justice Standards and Goal's Task Force on Police 1973 January 23

Police, 1973-01-23

Scope and Content

A report that offers national guidelines for police and law enforcement personnel.
Box 10, Folder 35

McCone Revisited: A Focus on Solutions to Continuing Problems in South Central Los Angeles, by the Los Angeles County Commission on Human Relations 1985 January

McCone revisited: a focus on solutions to continuing problems in south central Los Angeles, 1985-01

Scope and Content

A report produced by the Los Angeles County Commission on Human Relations about ongoing socioeconomic problems in South Central Los Angeles.
Box 10, Folder 36

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, by James G. Kolts 1992 July

Los Angeles county sheriff's department, 1992-07

Scope and Content

A report about the policies, practices, and procedures of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department including: recruitment, training, job performance and evaluation, record keeping and management practices, and police- community relations. The report focuses on allegations of excessive force within the Department.
Box 10, Folder 37

1991 Annual Report, by the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles 1992

1991 annual report, 1992

Scope and Content

The 1991 annual report issued by the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles including a special section involving a statistical and demographic overview of housing developments.
Box 10, Folder 38

City Ordinance re: Emergencies; Los Angeles Administrative Code to Emergencies 1980 June 18

City ordinance re: emergencies; Los Angeles administrative code to emergencies, 1980-06-18

Scope and Content

An ordinance which amends the Los Angeles Adminstrative Code and thereby revises provisions for local emergency preparedness.
Box 10, Folder 39

Department of Building and Safety: 1992 Civil Disorder Damage Survey 1992 July 8

Department of building and safety, 1992-07-08

Scope and Content

Survey of damaged buildings from the 1992 Los Angeles riots.
Box 10, Folder 40

Department of Building and Safety: 1992 Civil Disorder Damage Survey 1992 July 11

Department of building and safety, 1992-07-11

Scope and Content

Survey of damaged buildings from the 1992 Los Angeles riots.
Box 10, Folder 41

Earthquake Prediction Response Plan 1989 January

Earthquake prediction response plan, 1989-01

Scope and Content

Plan of action developed by the city of Los Angeles about how to appropriately respond to a major earthquake.
Box 10, Folder 42

Emergency Operations Board: Meeting Minutes 1991 March 16-1992 June 3

Emergency operations board, meeting minutes, 1991-03-16/1992-06-03

Scope and Content

Minutes maintained for meetings held by the Los Angeles Emergency Operations Board between March 16 and June 3, 1991.
Box 10, Folder 43

Emergency Operations Organization Undated

Emergency operations organization

Scope and Content

A public information article about how the City of Los Angeles's Emergency Operations Organization (EOO) operates during an emergency.
Box 10, Folder 44

Housing Authority: Statistical and Demographic Overview 1992 May

Housing authority, statistical and demographic overview, 1992-05

Scope and Content

Statistical and demographic information about public housing developments in Los Angeles.
Box 10, Folder 45

Recovery and Reconstruction Plan 1992 May

Recovery and reconstruction plan, 1992-05

Scope and Content

A revised draft of a recovery and reconstruction plan for Los Angeles after a major earthquake or disaster.
Box 10, Folder 46

Regulation and Directive Ordering the Curfew 1992 April 30-May 8

Regulation and directive ordering the curfew, 1992-04-30/1992-05-08

Scope and Content

A resolution granting the Mayor of Los Angeles authority to issue a curfew during the 1992 riots.
Box 10, Folder 47

Research Memorandum 1992 June 25

Research memorandum, 1992-06-25

Scope and Content

A memorandum examining the structure and interworking of Los Angeles' government with regards to the police department.
Box 10, Folder 48

Summary Statistics for Buildings Damaged by the 1992 Civil Disorder, pages 1-30 1992 July 7

Summary statistics for buildings damaged by the 1992 civil disorder, pages 1-30, 1992-07-07

Scope and Content

Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety survey about structural damage incurred as a result of the 1992 riots.
Box 10, Folder 49

Voter Information Pamphlet/Special Municipal Election

General note

Missing from collection.
Box 10, Folder 50

Public Housing Sites, Los Angeles County 1992 July 16

Public housing sites, Los Angeles county, 1992-07-16

Scope and Content

A series of revised letters pertaining to the funding of research for the events leading up to the 1992 riots.
Box 10, Folder 51

Emergency Command Control (ECC) April Incident; CA Master Mutual Aid Agencies 1992 April 29

Emergency command control (ECC) April incident, 1992-04-29

Scope and Content

A series of communications between City Government and mutual aid agencies requesting for aid.
Box 10, Folder 52

Understanding the Riots, by the Los Angeles Times 1992 July

Understanding the riots, 1992-07

Scope and Content

An L.A. Times publication containing photographs, testimonies, and descriptions of events before, during, and after the Rodney King riots published by the Los Angeles Times.
Box 11-12

Broadcasts about the 1992 Riots 1992

Scope and Content

The series is comprised of video and audio cassette tapes related to the media's coverage of the 1992 Los Angeles riots. Included are broadcasts released during and after the civil unrest. Major topics include the root causes of the riots, short and long-term effects of the violence, the nature of the violence, and the reactions of public officials, police personnel, community members, and the general public.

General note

Originally housed in Box 41.
Box 11

Gates Press Conference: Video Tape 1992 May 8

Gates Press Conference

Scope and Content

A press conference held with Daryl Gates, Chief of the Los Angeles Police Department, about the 1992 riots and his Department's involvement in quelling the violence.
Box 11

Civil Disturbance- Chief Anthony, CFAC: Video Tape 1992 May 14

Scope and Content

Broadcast of a speech delivered at a conference to discuss the role of the Los Angeles Fire Department in the response to the 1992 riots. The speech compares the 1992 incident to the similar Watts Riots of 1965, and also emphasizes the importance of implementing command centers to facilitate law enforcement resources in the most efficient manner possible.
Box 11

Baltimore County Kaleidoscope: Citizen Oriented Police Enforcement (COPE) Unit: Video Tape Undated

Scope and Content

A broadcast of the Baltimore Police Department's involvement in the community through its community-oriented policing program. The broadcast sheds light on many of the challenges facing Baltimore's policing program, and discusses the program's merits and drawbacks.
Box 11

Riot TV Coverage: Video Tape 1992 April 29

Scope and Content

Video footage of rioting in Los Angeles during the 1992 civil disturbance. Included is footage of citizens being beaten and physically attacked; the looting and torching of businesses; and testimonies of individuals who experienced the violence firsthand.
Box 11

77th Street District: Video Tape 1992 April 29

Scope and Content

A broadcast regarding crimes that occurred in the 77th Division of the LAPD during the 1992 riots.
Box 12

New Jersey Set: Video Tapes Undated

Scope and Content

Various news broadcasts about the Los Angeles Riots.
Box 12

Metro- Dade Police Department (5 subjects): Video Tape Undated

Box 12

Los Angeles Coverage of William Webster and Hubert Williams: Video Tape 1992 May 11-12

Los Angeles Coverage of "William Webster & Hubert Williams"

Box 12

An Urban Experience in Community Policing, City of Detroit: Video Tape Undated

Box 12

Ten Days of May: Video Tape Undated

Box 12

Primetime Live- Moment of Crisis: Anatomy of a Riot: Video Tape Undated

Box 12

Training Field Force, City of Miami Police Department: Video Tape Undated

Box 12

ABC Nightline: Video Tape MISSING 1992 April 29

Box 12

77th Division: Audio Tapes 1, 2, and 3 1992 April 29

Box 12

KABC Talk Radio 1992 May 22

Box 13-17

Police Department Questionnaires 1964-1993

Scope and Content

During its investigation, the Webster Commission evaluated the policies and procedures of other cities' police departments to better assess the LAPD's performance during the 1992 riots. These evaluations were conducted primarily through the distribution of questionnaires, which addressed each department's structure and internal operations. The series consists of questionnaires that were completed by the police departments of 72 major cities and returned to the Webster Commission for review. Items are arranged in alphabetical order according to city name.

General note

Originally housed in Box 51.
Box 13, Folder 1

Albuquerque 1992 July 24

Scope and Content

Questionnaire requested by the Webster Commission about policies and overall operations of the Albuquerque Police Department.
Box 13, Folder 2

Anaheim 1964-1992

City Anaheim questionnaires; Charter; Memorandum of understanding; Complaint procedure; Disaster response plan; Police budgeting, 1964-1992

Scope and Content

Questionnaire requested by the Webster Commission about policies and overall operations of the Anaheim Police Department.
Box 13, Folder 3

Arlington 1992 July 24

Arlington questionnaire; Police program budget, 1992-07-24

Scope and Content

Questionnaire requested by the Webster Commission about policies and overall operations of the Arlington Police Department.
Box 13, Folder 4

Atlanta 1992 July 24

Scope and Content

Questionnaire requested by the Webster Commission about policies and overall operations of the Atlanta Police Department.
Box 13, Folder 5

Austin 1992 July 24

Austin questionnaires; police department manuals; fiscal budget, 1992-07-24

Scope and Content

Questionnaire requested by the Webster Commission about policies and overall operations of the Austin Police Department.
Box 13, Folder 6

Baltimore 1992 July 24

Baltimore questionnaires; memorandums; booklets, 1992-07-25

Scope and Content

Questionnaire requested by the Webster Commission about policies and overall operations of the Baltimore Police Department.
Box 13, Folder 7

Baltimore County (Towson) 1992 July 24

Baltimore county (Towson) questionnaires; statistical reports; memorandums; budget, 1991-1992

Scope and Content

Questionnaire requested by the Webster Commission about policies and overall operations of the Baltimore County (Towson) Police Department.
Box 17, Folder 3

Birmingham 1990-1993

Birmingham, Alabama questionnaires; Expenditure; Crime analysis; Budget forecasting; Mayor's proposed budget, 1980-1993

Scope and Content

Questionnaire requested by the Webster Commission about policies and overall operations of the Birmingham Police Department.
Box 13, Folder 8

Boston 1992 June 11-July 24

Boston questionnaires; Collaboration and innovation, 06-1992/07-1992

Scope and Content

Questionnaire requested by the Webster Commission about policies and overall operations of the Boston
Box 13, Folder 9

Buffalo 1991-1992

Buffalo questionnaires; police department annual report, 1991-1992

Scope and Content

Questionnaire requested by the Webster Commission about policies and overall operations of the Buffalo Police Department.
Box 13, Folder 10

Charlotte 1992 July 24

Charlotte questionnaires; citizen complaint; police department budget, 1992-07-24

Scope and Content

Questionnaire requested by the Webster Commission about policies and overall operations of the Charlotte Police Department.
Box 13, Folder 11

Chicago 1981-1992

Chicago questionnaires; Rules and regulations; Booklet, 1981-1992

Scope and Content

Questionnaire requested by the Webster Commission about policies and overall operations of the Chicago Police Department.
Box 13, Folder 12

Cincinnati 1992 July 24

Cincinnati questionnaires; citizen complaints; 1991 police annual report, 1992-07-24

Scope and Content

Questionnaire requested by the Webster Commission about policies and overall operations of the Cincinnati Police Department.
Box 13, Folder 13

Cleveland 1989-1992

Cleveland questionnaires; police academy curriculum; annual reports; city contracts, 1989-1992

Scope and Content

Questionnaire requested by the Webster Commission about policies and overall operations of the Cleveland Police Department.
Box 13, Folder 14

Colorado Springs 1992 July 24

Colorado Springs questionnaires; annual budet; information packet, 1992-07-24

Scope and Content

Questionnaire requested by the Webster Commission about policies and overall operations of the Colorado Springs Police Department.
Box 13, Folder 15

Columbus 1990-1993

Columbus questionnaires; correspondence; contracts; emergency operations, 1990-12/1993-12

Scope and Content

Questionnaire requested by the Webster Commission about policies and overall operations of the Columbus Police Department.
Box 13, Folder 16

Corpus Christi 1992 July 24

Scope and Content

Questionnaire requested by the Webster Commission about policies and overall operations of the Corpus Christi Police Department.
Box 13, Folder 17

Dallas 1990-1992

Dallas questionnaires; Statistical report, 1990-1992

Scope and Content

Questionnaire requested by the Webster Commission about policies and overall operations of the Dallas Police Department.
Box 13, Folder 18

Denver 1991-1992

Denver questionnaires; Police policies and procedures; Police department emergency plans, 1992-07

Scope and Content

Questionnaire requested by the Webster Commission about policies and overall operations of the Denver Police Department.
Box 13, Folder 19

Detroit 1990-1993

Detroit questionnaires; annual report; budget; contract; master agreement, 1989-1993

Scope and Content

Questionnaire requested by the Webster Commission about policies and overall operations of the Detroit Police Department.
Box 13, Folder 20

El Paso 1992-1994

El Paso questionnaires; El Paso police department general manual, 1992-1994

Scope and Content

Questionnaire requested by the Webster Commission about policies and overall operations of the El Paso Police Department.
Box 13, Folder 21

Fort Worth 1992 July 24

Scope and Content

Questionnaire requested by the Webster Commission about policies and overall operations of the Fort Worth Police Department.
Box 13, Folder 22

Fresno 1983-1992

Fresno questionnaires; Memorandum of understanding; Standing orders; Citizen complaint; State center peace officer's schedule, 1983-1992

Scope and Content

Questionnaire requested by the Webster Commission about policies and overall operations of the Fresno Police Department.
Box 13, Folder 23

Honolulu 1992 July 24

Honolulu, agreement; Questionnaires, 1992-07-24

Scope and Content

Questionnaire requested by the Webster Commission about policies and overall operations of the Honolulu Police Department.
Box 13, Folder 24

Houston 1992 July 24

Scope and Content

Questionnaire requested by the Webster Commission about policies and overall operations of the Houston Police Department.
Box 13, Folder 25

Indianapolis 1986-1992

Indianapolis questionnaires; Annual report; Commander's code, 1986-1993

Scope and Content

Questionnaire requested by the Webster Commission about policies and overall operations of the Indianapolis Police Department.
Box 14, Folder 1

Jacksonville 1992 July 24

Jackson questionnaires, 1992-07-24

Scope and Content

Questionnaire requested by the Webster Commission about policies and overall operations of the Jacksonville Police Department.
Box 14, Folder 2

Kansas City 1991-1993

Kansas City questionnaires; Police department annual report, 1991-1993

Scope and Content

Questionnaire requested by the Webster Commission about policies and overall operations of the Kansas City Police Department.
Box 14, Folder 3

Las Vegas 1992 July

Las Vegas questionnaires; Booklets; surveys; reports; budgets, 1992/1993

Scope and Content

Questionnaire requested by the Webster Commission about policies and overall operations of the Las Vegas Police Department.
Box 14, Folder 4

Long Beach 1992 July 24

Long Beach questionnaires, 1992-07-24

Scope and Content

Questionnaire requested by the Webster Commission about policies and overall operations of the Long Beach Police Department.
Box 14, Folder 5

Louisville 1990-1992

Louisville agreements; questionnaires; police civil disturbance plan, 1990-1994

Scope and Content

Questionnaire requested by the Webster Commission about policies and overall operations of the Louisville Police Department.
Box 14, Folder 6

Memphis 1992 July 24

Memphis questionnaires, 1992-07-24

Scope and Content

Questionnaire requested by the Webster Commission about policies and overall operations of the Memphis Police Force.
Box 14, Folder 7

Mesa, Arizona 1991-1992

Mesa, Arizona questionnaires; annual budget; annual report, 1991-1992

Scope and Content

Questionnaire requested by the Webster Commission about policies and overall operations of the Mesa Police Force.
Box 14, Folder 8-9

Metro-Dade 1984-1992

Metro-Dade correspondence; Information booklet; Training manual; Police complaint manual, 1984-1992
Metro-Dade questionnaires, 1984-1992

Scope and Content

Questionnaire requested by the Webster Commission about policies and overall operations of the Metro Dade Police Force.
Box 14, Folder 10

Miami 1991-1993

Miami questionnaires; Collective bargaining; Civil disorder response plan; Agreement, 1991-1993

Scope and Content

Questionnaire requested by the Webster Commission about policies and overall operations of the Miami Police Department.
Box 14, Folder 11

Milwaukee 1991-1992

Milwaukee agreements; Questionnaires; correspondence, 1991-1992

Scope and Content

Questionnaire requested by the Webster Commission about policies and overall operations of the Milwaukee Police Department.
Box 14, Folder 12

Minneapolis 1989-1992

Minneapolis questionnaires; Correspondence; Informational packet; Budgets, 1989-1993

Scope and Content

Questionnaire requested by the Webster Commission about policies and overall operations of the Minneapolis Police Department.
Box 14, Folder 13

Nashville 1990-1992

Nashville questionnaires; Police department general order; Annual report, 1990-1992

Scope and Content

Questionnaire requested by the Webster Commission about policies and overall operations of the Nashville Police Department.
Box 14, Folder 14

New Orleans 1992 July 24

New Orleans questionnaires, 1992-07-24

Scope and Content

Questionnaire requested by the Webster Commission about policies and overall operations of the New Orleans Police Department.
Box 14, Folder 15

New York 1984-1992

New York questionnaires; NYPD collection; Civil disorders plan; Contract, Annual repport, 1989-1992

Scope and Content

Questionnaire requested by the Webster Commission about policies and overall operations of the New York City Police Department.
Box 14, Folder 16-17

Newark 1987-1992

Newark questionnaires; Agreements; Budgets, 1987-1992
Newark materials; Annual reports; Emergency plan; Police department general order, 1987-1992

Scope and Content

Questionnaire requested by the Webster Commission about policies and overall operations of the Newark Police Department.
Box 15, Folder 1-2

Newport News 1991-1993

Newport News operating budget, 1993
Newport News questionnaires; Call management; Complaint procedure; Response plan; Annual report, 1991-1993

Scope and Content

Questionnaire requested by the Webster Commission about policies and overall operations of the Newport News Police Department.
Box 15, Folder 3-4

Norfolk 1991-1993

Norfolk, Virginia questionnaires; Emergency plan; Police annual report, 1991-1993
Norfolk, Virginia, approved operating budget, 1992-1993

Scope and Content

Questionnaire requested by the Webster Commission about policies and overall operations of the Norfolk Police Department.
Box 15, Folder 5

Oakland 1990-1992

Oakland, California questionnaires; Memorandum of understanding; Activity summary, 1990-1992

Scope and Content

Questionnaire requested by the Webster Commission about policies and overall operations of the Oakland Police Department.
Box 15, Folder 6

Oklahoma City 1992 July 24

Oaklahoma City, Oaklahoma questionnaires; Complains against police, 1992-07-24

Scope and Content

Questionnaire requested by the Webster Commission about policies and overall operations of the Oklahoma City Police Department.
Box 15, Folder 7

Omaha 1992 July 24

Omaha, Nebraska questionnaires, 1992-07-24

Scope and Content

Questionnaire requested by the Webster Commission about policies and overall operations of the Omaha Police Department.
Box 15, Folder 8

Philadelphia 1990-1993

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania questionnaires; Contract; Philadelphia police materials, 1990-1993

Scope and Content

Questionnaire requested by the Webster Commission about policies and overall operations of the Philadelphia Police Department.
Box 15, Folder 9

Phoenix 1992-1994

Phoenix, Arizona questionnaires; Collection of materials, 1992-1994

Scope and Content

Questionnaire requested by the Webster Commission about policies and overall operations of the Phoenix Police Department.
Box 15, Folder 10

Pittsburgh 1991-1992

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania questionnaires; Public safety bureau of police, 1991-1992

Scope and Content

Questionnaire requested by the Webster Commission about policies and overall operations of the Pittsburgh Police Department.
Box 15, Folder 11

Richmond 1985-1993

Richmond, Virginia questionnaires; Internal investigations, 1985-1993

Scope and Content

Questionnaire requested by the Webster Commission about policies and overall operations of the Richmond Police Department.
Box 15, Folder 12

Sacramento 1992 July 24

Sacramento, California questionnaires, 1992-07-24

Scope and Content

Questionnaire requested by the Webster Commission about policies and overall operations of the Sacramento Police Department.
Box 15, Folder 13

San Antonio 1992

San Antonio, Texas questionnaires; Police department general manual, 1992

Scope and Content

Questionnaire requested by the Webster Commission about policies and overall operations of the San Antonio Police Department.
Box 15, Folder 14

San Diego 1991-1992

San Diego, California questionnaires; Memorandum of understanding; Chart attachments; Police department statistics, 1991-1992

Scope and Content

Questionnaire requested by the Webster Commission about policies and overall operations of the San Diego Police Department.
Box 15, Folder 15

San Francisco 1989-1992

San Francisco, California questionnaires; Annual report; Earthquake report, 1989-1992

Scope and Content

Questionnaire requested by the Webster Commission about policies and overall operations of the San Francisco Police Department.
Box 15, Folder 16

San Jose 1990-1992

San Jose, California questionnaires; Police department internal affairs, 1990-1992

Scope and Content

Questionnaire requested by the Webster Commission about policies and overall operations of the San Jose Police Department.
Box 15, Folder 17

Santa Ana 1990-1992

Santa Ana, California questionnaires; Santa Ana police department materials; Crime prevention, 1990-1992

Scope and Content

Questionnaire requested by the Webster Commission about policies and overall operations of the Santa Ana Police Department.
Box 15, Folder 18

St. Louis 1990-1992

St. Louis, Missouri questionnaires; Annual report 1990-1991, 1990-1992

Scope and Content

Questionnaire requested by the Webster Commission about policies and overall operations of the St. Louis Police Department.
Box 15, Folder 19

St. Paul 1990-1992

St. Paul, Minnesota questionnaires; Collective bargaining agreement, Police 1991 annual report, 1990-1992