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LAPD Chief Beck injured in motocross accident

Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck is shown in this undated file photo.

September 15, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck is on the mend and expecting to be back at work Monday after being injured in a motocross accident.

Officials say the chief injured his shoulder on Thursday and underwent a medical procedure to repair the damage but didn't release further details.

The 59-year-old is a motocross veteran who specializes in riding vintage motorcycles. He has competed in motocross and off-road races since the 1970s.