Summary: former police chief of Los Angeles, California from 1967 to 1969 who introduced community policing, who was chief when Robert F. Kennedy was shot in the Ambassador Hotel in L.A. and during the clash between protestors and police in 1967 outside a hotel where Lyndon Johnson was being honored, who quit the police force in 1969 to become a newscaster for KTLA-TV.
Cause of Death: Parkinson's disease
Born: June 25, 1916
Died: December 4, 2004
Location: Los Angeles, California