People: On the Record

Shooting from the lip, Los Angeles Police Chief Edward Davis brands advocates of gun control "quacks" and legislators who support liberal marijuana laws "irresponsible, no-good sons of bitches." Come January, Davis, 61, who likes to call himself the "toughest cop in America," will retire from the force and make a bid for the Republican gubernatorial nomination. "I have discovered that there is a vacancy in the Governor's mansion," says Davis, referring to the fact that Incumbent Jerry Brown lives in his bachelor flat. "So I set my sights on that. It certainly needs...

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