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LAPD Chief Charlie Beck back at work after motorcycle accident



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 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.
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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.