WINDY CITY TIMES
||Former L.A. chief to temporarily lead CPD
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On Nov. 8the day after Chicago Police Department Superintendent Eddie Johnson confirmed that he would retire by year's endMayor Lori Lightfoot appointed former Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck as Chicago's interim police superintendent, The Chicago Tribune reported.
Beck, 66, who served as LAPD chief for eight-and-a-half years until his retirement last year, said he has no interest in staying on permanently as Chicago's superintendent.
Beck would likely serve as interim superintendent for several months while the Chicago Police Board conducts a nationwide search for Johnson's successor.
While police chief in Los Angeles, Beck was part of open dialogues about the LGBTQ community, and, in 2012, announced new guidelines to his officers regarding transgender individuals, according to LAProgressive.com .
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