LAPD Commander Patrick Gannon
UPDATE-- Patrick Gannon is now Deputy Chief Gannon.
Los Angeles Police Commander Gannon seemed to be in charge of security at the rally. From what I can tell, the police did a good job at the march. And, by the way, there were no arrests.
During an awkward moment, when a moment of silence was called for from the organizers during a 'die-in,' a police all-terrain vehicle started heading out over a foot bridge directly over the demonstration. I watched from below as the commander made sure the unaware police officer driving the the atv stopped immediately.
Seems like a little thing, but his example of respect for the protesters gave me immense respect for him and how well he ran his end of things.
Thank you, Commander Gannon.