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Wednesday, July 14, 2010

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Chief of Police, Submits Letter of Concern to State of California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation NR10363an

Los Angeles: Chief of Police Charlie Beck writes letter to State of California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation regarding early release of parolee who shot at officers.

On July 14, 2010, Los Angeles, Chief of Police Charlie Beck submitted a letter of concern to the State of California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Secretary, Matthew Cate, with concerns about the suspect who attempted to kill officers this past weekend during a shooting in the San Fernando Valley.  The letter outlines concerns about why Javier Rueda, the suspect who shot at officers on Saturday July 10, 2010, had been paroled early from a ten year conviction for violent crimes and then transferred into the Non-Revocable Parole program after serving only two years of his sentence. Click here to view attached letter .