Chief: My Life in the LAPD
The explosive New York Times bestseller by the tough, controversial former LAPD chief, whose career with the force spans such infamous cases as the Hillside Strangler, the Black Panthers, the Patty Hearst kidnapping, and the Robert Kennedy assassination. Includes a new chapter on the Rodney King beating and the recent L.A. riots. "A brisk, anecdotal story of a hot-tempered, stubborn, intelligent and unbelievably egotistical cop".--LA Times. Photos.
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With all the bad press Gates has gotten over the years, I wasn't really expecting a good memoir. I was pleasantly surprised how good of a book it is. He covered a long, interesting career; he made a difference and his points of view make sense. I enjoyed it.
Gamblers Drunks Prostitutes and Scumbags
Climbing and Learning the Ropes
Take This Badge and Shove It
Games Within the Games
To Kill a Cop
Casual Drug Users Should Be Shot
Guns and Gangs
To Protect and To Serve
Shootouts in the Streets of L A
The Ghosts of Kennedy and Monroe
The Long Goodbye