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    Los Angeles Fire Department For my research I chose the Los Angeles Fire Department. Their Mission statement is “to preserve life and property, promote public safety and foster economic growth through leadership, management and actions, as an all risk life safety response provider.” I found it important to note that LA city is the biggest in size and second most populated city in the United States, so they have a very big and important mission. History- The city of Los Angeles was founded in 1781 and started as a small pueblo governed by the King of Spain. Because it was a farming community their stockpiles of hay and other dry crops would be a hazard and at the time they used bucket brigades to fight fires. Since there was no form of…

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    In 1871 the first ever official Fire Department was created and formally introduced into the Los Angeles area. The LAFD has had Emergency Medical Services be a part of the department for almost a hundred years. In the year 1927, the Los Angeles Fire Department added Emergency Medical Services into their program. A few years later in 1931, already six LAFD ambulances were stationed around the metropolitan and around the shoreside area. Originally the EMS program was linked with the Los…

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    Rodney King III was an American taxi driver who became world known after being beaten by Los Angeles Police Department, followed by a high-speed car chase on March 3, 1991. The crimes that occurred in 1992 Los Angeles riots, also known as the Rodney King riots. These riots consisted of lootings, arsons, civil disturbance and deaths throughout Los Angeles, California. The riot of the Rodney Kings’ police brutality case began on April 29, 1992 with a protest that shortly began after the…

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    Ecology Of Fear Analysis

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    Los Angeles is the second largest city in the United States following New York City on the East Coast. This idolized city that many have nicknamed, L.A., rests within the southern region of the ‘Golden State’ of California. Los Angeles is most widely known for its mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, sprawling metropolis, and for also housing a major center of the American entertainment industry. The worldwide popularity L.A. has received, stems from the city being the source of many…

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    People say that Brown simply walked towards Wilson with his hands up, that Wilson shot him down. If this was true that means Wilson shot an unarmed man. Some say that Brown charged Wilson. If this is true it means that Wilson shot Brown in self-defense. In Wilson’s testimony, it says that Brown reached into his window and tried to grab the gun away from him. This is why he shot two times at Brown. And when he pursued Brown he said that he charged him so he opened fire on him. This is…

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    Worst Race Riots Essay

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    Ben Torres Ms.Kasey Davis Col Prep English 6 April 2017 The Worst Race Riot in US History More than 20 years ago, my father, Danny Torres, was a member of the Los Angeles Police Department and he experienced firsthand what the Los Angeles riots were all about in 1992. When he got out of high school, my father enlisted in the United States Army. During his military service he was stationed in Panama , and many other places all over the world. July of 1989, he married his high school…

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    place where dreams were made into reality. Its glittering reputation has regressed throughout the years between 1986 and 2015. James J. Rawls described California as a place of promise and paradox; however, it is no longer thought of as a place of promise. Areas of California like Los Angeles and Hollywood have helped develop the ideology of California as creating fame, success, and fortune, but current economic and environmental instability have altered its attractive identity. Many people no…

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    Gangs Vs Mafia

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    field can distinguish from these two groups. Each group has their own distinctive ways of showing their actions and form of committing a crime. This helps investigators identify who exactly committed the crime. According to National Institute of Justice, 2011, “Mafia members can be a formation of people such as: government officials, actors, business owners, etc.” In Mafia states, “government officials enrich themselves and families, even friends while exploiting the money, muscle, political…

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    Essay About Lincoln Park

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    Lincoln Park brought many happy memories during my childhood. Lincoln Park is one of the first few parks built in Los Angeles in the late 1881; John Strother Griffin donated the park. The park is first named East Los Angeles Park and in 1917 the park renamed Lincoln Park. The park is surrounding by the North Mission Street and North Soto Street. There are also different kinds of entertainments and programs that fit all ages of people. Lincoln Park contains a large lake, barbecue pits,…

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    Rodney King Research Paper

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    These men went to court and faced a jury that consisted of mostly whites. The officers were acquitted for their unlawful acts, and this set off the L.A riots of 1992. Rodney King is known as one of the most famous symbols of racial tension in America. On March 3, 1991, Rodney King decided to go out with two of his friends, Bryant Allen and Freddie Helms. They were driving in the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles. Before driving that night, Rodney and his friends spent the night drinking. At…

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