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Santa Monica Police Chief Seabrooks to retire

SANTA MONICA — Police Chief Jacqueline Seabrooks has announced her retirement, ending a 36-year career in law enforcement. Seabrooks’ retirement, which she announced Friday, becomes effective Sept. 30. A national search will be conducted to find her successor. An interim chief will serve while the search is being conducted, said Santa Monica Public Information Officer Read More…

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Police chief defends officers after black woman’s complaints

SANTA MONICA — Santa Monica’s police chief, a black woman, is defending her officers and a 911 caller after a black executive said she was detained as a burglary suspect in her own apartment because of her race. Fay Wells wrote in an article published by the Washington Post that she locked herself out of Read More…