Chief of the L.A.P.D. James E. Davis speaks with Capt. William F. Hynes in his office, circa 1934.
- Chief of the L.A.P.D. James E. Davis speaks with Capt. William F. Hynes in his office, circa 1934.
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- A photograph of Capt. William Hynes, left, in the office of the Chief of Police, James Edgar Davis, right. James E. Davis was the Chief of Police in Los Angeles from 1926-1931, and again from 1933-1939. When he first served in 1926, he was the youngest police chief in Los Angeles history, at age 37.William F. Hynes was a Captain of detectives for the L.A.P.D., and engaged in "busting" Communist, "Red", and/or "radical" activities in Los Angeles. At the time of this photo, Hynes would have likely been the head of the L.A.P.D.'s intelligence bureau, a position he held from 1927 until the bureau was dissolved in 1938.
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