timeline of the LAPD Rampart scandal in the late 90s     photo of a rampart truck

timeline of the LAPD Rampart scandal in the late 90s photo of a rampart truck

Set in the late ‘90s against the backdrop of Los Angeles’ infamous Rampart scandal, one of the largest police misconduct cases in US history, a dirty LAPD officer (Woody Harrelson) attempts to preserve his twisted notion of law enforcement and salvage his crumbling private life. #Rampart #LAPD #police #movies #film #LA

Set in the late ‘90s against the backdrop of Los Angeles’ infamous Rampart scandal, one of the largest police misconduct cases in US history, a dirty LAPD officer (Woody Harrelson) attempts to preserve his twisted notion of law enforcement and salvage his crumbling private life. #Rampart #LAPD #police #movies #film #LA

Wiki link to HORRIBLE police abuse in the LAPD.  The full extent of Rampart corruption is not known, with several rape, murder and robbery investigations involving Rampart police remaining unsolved.  You probably don't want to read this.  #policestate

Wiki link to HORRIBLE police abuse in the LAPD. The full extent of Rampart corruption is not known, with several rape, murder and robbery investigations involving Rampart police remaining unsolved. You probably don't want to read this. #policestate

Scott Glover and Matt Lait - LAPD Rampart Scandal

LAPD Misconduct Cases Rarely Resulted in Charges

The 1991 videotaped beating of Rodney King by L.A.P.D. officers, and subsequent riots triggered by the acquittal of the officers involved, rocked L.A. and the nation. The events brought to the forefront concerns about racism and police brutality within the L.A.P.D. Some, including former L.A.P.D. Police Chief Daryl Gates, say the the way Los Angeles responded to these events helped set the stage for the Rampart scandal. Here are the views of some of the folks involved.

The 1991 videotaped beating of Rodney King by L.A.P.D. officers, and subsequent riots triggered by the acquittal of the officers involved, rocked L.A. and the nation. The events brought to the forefront concerns about racism and police brutality within the L.A.P.D. Some, including former L.A.P.D. Police Chief Daryl Gates, say the the way Los Angeles responded to these events helped set the stage for the Rampart scandal. Here are the views of some of the folks involved.

"Looking through the Gaps: A Critical Approach to the LAPD's Rampart Scandal" by Kaplan, Paul J. - Social Justice, Vol. 36, Issue 1, Spring 2009 | Online Research Library: Questia

"Looking through the Gaps: A Critical Approach to the LAPD's Rampart Scandal" by Kaplan, Paul J. - Social Justice, Vol. 36, Issue 1, Spring 2009 | Online Research Library: Questia

Chris #Dorner Manifesto That Warned of #LAPD Killings - "The department has not changed since the Rampart and Rodney King days. It has gotten worse. The consent decree should never have been lifted. The only thing that has evolved from the consent decree is those officers involved in the Rampart scandal and Rodney King incidents have since promoted to supervisor, commanders, and command staff, and executive positions."

Chris #Dorner Manifesto That Warned of #LAPD Killings - "The department has not changed since the Rampart and Rodney King days. It has gotten worse. The consent decree should never have been lifted. The only thing that has evolved from the consent decree is those officers involved in the Rampart scandal and Rodney King incidents have since promoted to supervisor, commanders, and command staff, and executive positions."

Despite the cover this isn't all about Tupac and Biggie, but more of the Rampart Scandal. Great Book!

Despite the cover this isn't all about Tupac and Biggie, but more of the Rampart Scandal. Great Book!

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