Outcry Over Police Beating

Judging from the transcripts of the computer messages released by the Police Department, including police officers referring to African-Americans as being right out of "Gorillas in the Mist," I'd say that there are officers in the LAPD who are right out of "A Dry White Season" or "Cry Freedom" (March 19).

If Field Marshal Daryl Gates doesn't see fit to resign after this latest development, he is only showing his solidarity with a troubled and racist system.


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