Officer Briggs, who declined to give her first name, is seen in her patrol vehicle's mirror as the Los Angeles Police Department patrols Ocean Front Walk in Los Angeles' Venice Beach Thursday, May 5, ... more 
Officer Briggs, who declined to give her first name, is seen in her patrol vehicle's mirror as the Los Angeles Police Department patrols Ocean Front Walk in Los Angeles' Venice Beach Thursday, May 5, 2011. With a shooting and a stabbing occurring on the beach weeks ahead of the official start of the summer season on Memorial Day, police are gearing up for many long days as the Southern California heat sets in this year. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Reed Saxon
Sat, May 7, 2011 2:39 PM EDT