Lee Baca

With an L.A. sheriff headed to federal prison, let's not forget LAPD’s lesson in police reform

With an L.A. sheriff headed to federal prison, let's not forget LAPD’s lesson in police reform

The beating of Rodney King in 1991 and the violence that followed a year later carved such deep grooves in Los Angeles’ collective psyche that it seemed only natural last year and again a few weeks ago to observe the 25th anniversaries of those events — and to reflect on how profoundly the city was wounded then, and to what degree it has or has not healed in the two and a half decades...

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