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Daryl Gates (1926–2010)


Founder of the SWAT team and Chief of the Los Angeles Police department for longer than any other Chief in the history of the Los Angeles Police department. Daryl Gates was born on August 30, 1926 in California. He is considered one of the most influential leaders in LAPD history and was famous for his strong stance against drugs. Before becoming ... See full bio »

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 2008 Street Kings
The Chief (as Daryl F. Gates)
 2007 The Secret Wish (Short)
The tattooist
 1994 Behind Bars (TV Series)
Host (Episodes 1-25)
 1993 Police Quest: Open Season (Video Game)
Chief Daryl F. Gates (as Chief Daryl F. Gates)
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Other Works:

Article: "Terrorism? Says Who?", "Playboy" (USA), December 1995, p.124-125+128+178-179. See more »

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1 Portrayal | 1 Interview | 2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Chief Daryl F. Gates | Chief Daryl Gates | Daryl F. Gates
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About the Rodney King beating: "I was shocked like everybody else. And I knew that type of incident was going to happen since the suppression of the choke-hold appliance." See more »

Trivia:

He is survived by his two daughters, Kathy Gates Parricone and Debby Gates Ladesma; and son, Lowell Gates; and a brother, Steve Gates of Los Angeles, California. He is survived by grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. See more »

Nickname:

Chief

Star Sign:

Virgo

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