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Court orders LAPD to turn over video said to show man's police beating
Court orders LAPD to turn over video said to show man's police beating

A federal magistrate ordered the Los Angeles Police Department on Monday to give an attorney video footage that she says shows her client being assaulted by an LAPD officer in South L.A. Clinton Alford, the man being struck in the video, is suing the department, its chief and officers for violating his civil rights. He says he was riding his bicycle on the sidewalk along Avalon Boulevard near 55th Street last October when officers attacked him. U.S. Magistrate Judge Alicia G. Rosenberg directed the department to turn over footage from a security camera to Alford's attorney, Caree Harper. Prosecutors last week charged Officer Richard Garcia with assaulting Alford under...

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