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Council will meet to confirm new chief

November 9, 2009 12:00:00 AM PST
The Los Angeles City Council's Public Safety Committee is expected to meet Monday for a confirmation hearing for police chief designate Charlie Beck.Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa announced Beck as his nominee last week.

He is a respected, 32-year veteran of the force.

Beck's nomination will still have to go before the entire City Council.