William Bratton

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2013

    Christopher Dorner Report Accepted by LA Police Panel; Irvine Couple's Autopsies Released

    See Update No. 2 at the bottom of page 2 on the Los Angeles Board of Police Commissioners accepting the report on Dorner's firing hours after the autopsies on his first presumed victims, an Irvine couple, were released. Update No. 1 on page 2 is about the LAPD report concluding Dorner's firing was " ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2013

    [UPDATED with Hot Gassing Defended:] Christopher Jordan Dorner War Is Over!

    See the update at the end of page 5 on the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department defending the use of "hot gas," which could have sparked the cabin fire, on the suspect.ORIGINAL POST, FEB. 7, 9:48 A.M.: The word coming out of the Los Angeles Police Department this morning is meant to apply to t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2013

    Facebook Fan Pages Support Manhunt Suspect Chris Dorner

    Perhaps the public's outrage at years of police brutality and cover- ups is justified, or perhaps people simply have their heads planted firmly in their own asses. In either case, fan pages supporting accused cop killer Chris Dorner have been popping up around Facebook. Featuring titles such as "Chr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2011

    [UPDATED with UCI Chief "Appalled":] UC Protesters Get Help From Above to Stop Campus Cops' Baton Jabs and Pepper Spraying

    ‚ÄčUPDATE, NOV. 23, 10:24 A.M.: UC Irvine Chancellor Michael Drake has issued a statement where he says that he is "appalled" by the police response to peaceful demonstrators on other campuses as witnessed in recent YouTube videos. The brutal actions violate UC policies, procedures and the sense of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2007

    Killing in Long Beach

    The last time the combination of Long Beach and crime was featured in this space, some of the area's dimmer predatory perverts were doing their part to help NBC's ratings. Now comes better news. According to the Long Beach Press-Telegram, crime is down in LBC, despite what you might see on Dateli ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2006

    Crashing Guns

    Hosting the U.S. premiere of Crash turned out to be a coup for the 2005 Newport Beach Film Festival, whose organizers noticed a marked increase in interest from Hollywood for this year's April 20-30 run. Last year, director Paul Haggis led a small Crash contingent (sadly missing promised attendee ac ... More >>

  • News

    March 30, 2006

    The Gilchristification of OC

    Mondays student walkout shows the past aint dead. It isnt even passed