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LAPD Chief Charlie Beck back at work after motorcycle accident

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Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck poses for a picture at the Los Angeles Police Foundation's 10th annual fundraising gala held at the new LAPD Headquarters on November 7, 2009.

Los Angeles police chief Charlie Beck promised he'd be back at work Monday, and true to his word, LA's top cop was back after injuring himself in a motorcycle accident, Officer Sara Faden told the AP.

Beck, a frequent guest on KPCC's air, broke his collarbone in a motocross accident Friday in a spill that the LAPD are tight-lipped about despite the being deemed "minor".

Appointed in 2009, Chief Beck oversees the third largest police department in the United States and an annual budget that exceeds $1 billion.

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