Friday, April 16

Former LAPD Police Chief Daryl F. Gates Dies

His 14-year tenure ended amid criticism over his force’s response to riots.

Daryl F. Gates died at the age of 83. The Los Angeles police chief during the city's deadly 1992 riots

The police department said in a statement that Gates died Friday at his Newport Beach home with his family at his bedside.

Former LA Police Chief Daryl Gates' family said in February the former chief had been hospitalized with bladder cancer.
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