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Beverly Hills/Rosen Settlement, Part II: Spagnoli Inherits A Department In Disarray

Posted Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 6:54 pm

By Victoria Talbot

Since her first day as Police Chief, Sandra Spagnoli has rarely been seen in public out of the uniform of the Beverly Hills Police Department. When Spagnoli became chief, the Department changed.

She expects that her officers will also wear their uniforms. She and her employees pay for their meals in restaurants and obey parking and traffic rules.

More than two years ago, following a wave of residential burglaries in the wake of State legislation (including Prop 47 and 57 and AB109) to reduce jail sentences, releasing thousands of prisoners from jails, Councilmember Lili Bosse requested a Town Hall meeting.

The meeting, on April 13, 2016, was the first public opportunity for the new chief to greet the community. It was a packed auditorium, standing room only, including a large number of police officers.

For full story see the print edition of The Beverly Hills Courier, or download the e-edition.

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