DRAIN THE CALIFORNIA SWAMP AND
TAKE NO PRISONERS MR. PRESIDENT!
Take a man like Mr. Bill Gates, who has the financial capability, you would think, to do whatever he wants, with whomever he wants, whenever he wants, wherever he wants. Yet, Mr. Gates requires a conduit or security barrier between some societal elements, thus granting Mr. Gates the illusion of being “Free”, when reality suggests that Mr. Gates simply dwells in a transportable virtual box or bubble.
Now take a man like the Leader of the Nation of Islam, Minister Lewis Farra–Con, who is known for his lavishly boastful rants about him being a “Free Black Man” unlike any Black Man on the planet earth. Yet, if one were to tweak or eliminate some of Minister Farrakhan’s donors, Minister Farrakhan would have to recalculate or adjust his rhetoric concerning his concept of “Freedom”.
Take a look at Joe the Hobo, who lives on skid row, Joe may tell you; correction, the voices in Joe’ head may tell you, that Joe is experiencing ultimate “Freedom”, yet at the same time Joe may be shackled and/or relegated to medicating himself with drugs and alcohol. Not to mention Joe’s inadequate financial condition, which confines Joe to noticeable restriction and/or limitations, and therefore, makes Joe’s concept of “Freedom” a fantastic hallucination that only Joe can comprehend, or in comparison to Bill Gates’ world, Joe hallucinates about doing whatever Joe wants, with whomever Joe wants, whenever Joe wants, wherever Joe wants.
Now take a look at a man like former Libyan Leader, Muammar Gaddafi, who some would say has experienced or transitioned into a realm of uncompromising and absolute “Freedom” by way of exiting the physical confines of his body, by force of course. Yet, this state of blissful “Freedom” cannot be quantified or qualified by any measuring tools in the realm from which these words are being written. Therefore, rendering Muammar Gaddafi’s concept of “Freedom” moot.
“FREEDOM”, what is it? And can it be fully obtained and/or realized? However one defines the concept known as “Freedom” one must conclude that Freedom, like Beauty, is in the EYE OF THE BEHOLDER AND/OR THE EYES OF THE SCIENTIST WHO INITIATED THE EXPERIMENT.
THE CHRISTIAN BROTHERS CRIME NETWORK IS FAR REACHING IN THE MODERN DAY BOOTLEGGING BUSINESS – COME ALL BLACK HYPOCRITES, PREACHERS AND MINISTERS, LET US INTOXICATE THE SO-CALLED “OWNER, MAKER, CREAM OF THE PLANET EARTH… SO-CALLED “GOD” OF THE UNIVERSE…”
Chief Beck was born in Long Beach, California, in 1953. He was educated locally and attended California State University at Long Beach, where he graduated with a Baccalaureate Degree in Occupational Studies-Vocational Arts. Chief Beck was appointed to the Los Angeles Police Department in March 1977 after serving two years with the Los Angeles Police Reserve Corps. In June 1984, he was promoted to Sergeant, to Lieutenant in April 1993, to Captain in July 1999, and Commander in April 2005. In August 2006, he achieved the rank of Deputy Chief, the same rank his father, a retired Los Angeles Police Officer, had attained.
As an officer, Chief Beck’s patrol assignments have included Rampart, Southeast, Pacific and Hollywood Areas. As a sergeant, his assignments included Harbor and Southwest Patrol, South Bureau C.R.A.S.H. and Internal Affairs Division. Upon being promoted to captain, he was initially assigned to Southeast Division followed by terms as the Commanding Officer of Juvenile Division, Central Area and finally Rampart Area. As a Commander, he was the Assistant to the Director, Office of Operations. Upon his promotion to Deputy Chief, he assumed command of Operations-South Bureau. Chief Beck went on to become Chief of Detectives, where he implemented innovative, far ranging and visionary changes to the Detective Bureau.
Chief Beck is renowned for his ability to forge traditional policing methods, community outreach programs, tempered with the input of diverse stakeholders to form enduring crime abatement programs. During Chief Beck’s tenure as Central Area’s Commanding Officer he formulated the original Safer Cities Initiative. This program brought together a coalition of City Department, Council Offices, homeless advocacy groups, and service providers to provide shelter and mitigate crime perpetrated against the homeless. This phalanx of governmental and private agencies became a model of efficiency and has been replicated nationally.
Chief Beck was also charged with reforming the beleaguered Rampart Area in the aftermath of the Rafael Perez scandal. Chief Beck utilized inspirational leadership fostering change from the roots of Department and up, ensuring all changes are evolutionary and withstand the test of time. Effecting change from the bottom to the top of the chain of command ensures a long lasting institutional change. Chief Beck also built community and racial harmony through the elusive goal of transparency and effective constitutional policing. The techniques Chief Beck employed are well-documented in the Blue Ribbon Rampart Review Panel’s report to the Police Commission entitled, Rampart Reconsidered: the Search for Real Reform Seven Years Later. The Panel reviewed the lessons learned and missed in the aftermath of the Rampart crisis and recommended that the department follow the community policing leadership model used by Chief Beck and his team in his successful turnaround of the Rampart Area.
While the Commanding Officer of Rampart Area, Chief Beck was also able to form an alliance of community and political groups to reclaim MacArthur Park for the citizens of Los Angeles. This effort involved the support and funding from a diverse group of public and private entities. This included the City Attorney, the Mayor’s Office, the Local Council Office, the United States Forest Department, the Department of Recreation and Parks, the Central American Resource Center, multiple businesses and the general public. Stakeholders shared the goal of eliminated crime within the park boundaries and reclaiming it for recreation. Initially, public safety was restored and then a “buy-in” for officers assigned to Rampart was created. Public and private funds enable the purchase of a closed circuit television system. The park was then revitalized through tree trimming, lawns reseeded, lights repaired, and facilities enhanced. Soon crime was reduced to historic lows and families returned to the park in droves. The project was the essence of community policing, received national recognition, and was awarded the Webber Safety Award for Community Policing.
Another change enacted by Chief Beck was the melding of Gang Operations Support Division and Narcotics Division into Gang and Narcotics Division. This new Division facilitates the efficient targeting and dismantling of narcotics trafficking and violence by gangs and effectively undermines the gang’s ability to perpetuate as an ongoing criminal enterprise. By bringing the expertise of both gang and narcotics detectives together, their investigative efforts are expanded in a synergetic effort directed at targeting the gang’s infrastructure and ability to profit from illicit narcotics and firearms sales, resulting in reduced gang violence.
Chief Beck is a Director and past president of the Los Angeles Police Relief Association. He competes regularly in local motocross events. He is also a past Police and Fire Motocross National Champion and has won numerous medals in state, national and international competitions. Chief Beck is married with three children. Two of Chief Beck’s children are also Los Angeles Police Officers.