Daryl Gates, LA's police chief during 1992 riots, dies

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    LOS ANGELES – Daryl F. Gates, the polarizing former police chief whose 14-year tenure ended amid widespread criticism over his department's response to the city's deadly 1992 riots, died Friday after a short bout with cancer. He was 83.


    Gates died at his Newport Beach home with his family at his side, according to a police statement.


    Gates' brother said in February the former chief had bladder cancer that had spread to a bone near his hip.


    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100416/ap_on_re_us/us_obit_daryl_gates

    RIP Chief.
     
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