Chief: My Life in the Lapd, Page 4

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Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group, 1992 - Biography & Autobiography - 371 pages
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His supporters call him a real-life American hero. His detractors claim he's a racist, a loose cannon--and worse. In 43 years with the L.A.P.D., he's been involved with cases from Patty Hearst to the Hillside Strangler, the Watts Riots to the Black Panthers, the Robert Kennedy assassination to the video-taped beating of Rodney King. Now Gates tells all. 16-page photo insert.

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User Review  - Jerrie Brock - Goodreads

The story wasn't so bad, it was interesting to see the evolution of the LAPD but the writing was a tad tedious. The writing could have been a little smoother and with a bit more perspective. Its all ... Read full review

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User Review  - Eric Bjerke - Goodreads

This book was more than an autobiography, it was a history of Los Angeles from the Watts Riots to the Rodney King Trial. I can't believe how much history Chief Gates experienced in his time with the ... Read full review

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