TITLE

Gangsta Cops

AUTHOR(S)
Cohen, Adam; Booth, Cathy; Hornblower, Margot; Jackson, David S.; Stukin, Stacie; Barnes, Edward; Dowell, William; Roche, Tim
PUB. DATE
March 2000
SOURCE
Time International (South Pacific Edition);3/6/2000, Issue 9, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on a scandal involving the Rampart Police Station in Los Angeles (LA), California. Role of former LA police officer Rafael Perez in making police corruption known; Description of the Rampart neighborhood and the special antigang unit, Community Resources Against Street Hoodlums, or CRASH; Claims of Perez that included the cover-up of unjustified shootings; How blame for police brutality and corruption seems to lie with the hiring practices of the LA police department.
ACCESSION #
2862833

 

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