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Counter Terrorism                   back to top
 
Fiber Optic Cable Reel Assembly for Robot
Explosives Unit
2002    
     
This system allows the bomb robot to operate free of interference from air traffic transmissions and other radio transmissions and the quality of transmission is very clear. The system allows bomb technicians and SWAT team members to view dangerous devices and suspects from a safe distance. 
 
Digital Cameras
Counter Terrorism Bureau
2002

Used for confidential intelligence investigations.




Technology                                back to top

Computers and Related Equipment
LAPD Online
2002

Replaced outdated hardware and software for the LAPD’s website, the most visited law enforcement site in the world.
 
Digital Cameras
All Areas and Metro Division
2002

Primarily for use in domestic violence investigations. Photographs can be valuable tools in prosecuting crimes where bodily harm has been inflicted.
 
Portable Radios and Chargers
Hollenbeck Area, Volunteer Unit
2002

Communications equipment used at community events and for volunteer surveillance, such as graffiti abatement.




Youth Programs                        back to top

Explorer Program
Juvenile Division, Youth Programs Unit
2000, 2002, 2003, 2006

General funding for Explorer Program which provides special training for young people, ages 14 to 20.  Explorers are assigned to area police stations and provide thousands of community-service hours around the City.  Funding covers expenses such as the Explorer Academy, educational and cultural field trips and travel to competitions.

Equipment for Bicycle Safety Program
Rampart Area
2002

As part of an after-school program at two middle schools, students learned to repair and recondition bikes, which they in turn donated to other children who didn’t own a bike. Volunteer police officers taught the students to repair and care for the bikes, taught them bicycle safety and led them in rides and competitions.




Community Relations                back to top

Baby Blankets
Department-wide, All Patrol Units
2002

When a child is taken into protective custody, it is a frightening experience. Beautiful security blankets are in patrol cars and at stations. The children may keep the blankets.

Tabletop Display and Carrying Case
Hollenbeck Area, Community Relations Office
2002

Display board used at community events to promote community partnerships and resources.



Crime Prevention     

Kid-Safe Bio ID Systems
Crime Prevention Unit
2002

Used at community events to fingerprint and photograph children and senior citizens, which are then given to the parent or care taker. This could assist law enforcement if there is a need for immediate identification in a missing person’s case.




Equipment                                      back to top

Tactical Microphones
Metropolitan Division
2002

Molded microphone/radio headset for use in high-risk noise-sensitive tactical environments. The entire microphone and receiver are incorporated into an ear mold.

Equipment for Mobile Command Post
Robbery-Homicide Division
2002

Canopy, lights, heaters, digital camera, scanner and other equipment needed to set up mobile command post so that detectives can process crime scenes as quickly as possible.




Scholarships                                 back to top

Los Angeles Police Academy Magnet Schools
Ongoing since 2002

Scholarships for graduating seniors interested in careers in law enforcement to pursue higher education.  Funding for the scholarships comes from the Lori Gonzalez Scholarship Fund, established in memory of the granddaughter of former police chief Bernard Parks and the Christy Lynn Hamilton Memorial Scholarship Fund, established in memory of an LAPD officer who was slain in the line of duty. 





Training                                         back to top

Helicopter Mechanic Training
Air Support Division
2002

Factory training in the repair and maintenance of department helicopters. Proper maintenance and repair of the choppers is critical to the safety of officers and civilians.




Traffic Safety                                back to top

Pro-Laser Speed Device
Valley Traffic Division, Community Traffic Safety Unit
2002

Digital devices to control speed in school, residential and business zones. Laser technology is accurate, and enables officers to work in safety.




Miscellaneous                                 back to top

Strategic Plan to Reengineer Department
Office of the Chief of Police
2002-2003

Team of consultants brought in to organize and facilitate the work of reengineering teams staffed by Department personnel.  They provided research, analysis, policy formulation and writing skills.

   
   
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