Racism in the LAPD Analytical Essay by ResearchRiter

Racism in the LAPD
An analysis of how the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD)has been affected by racism.
# 125003 | 1,250 words | 5 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in African-American Studies (Racism) , Sociology (General) , Criminology (General)

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This paper examines racism within the LAPD, its causes, its prevelance, what LAPD is doing to address it, and how effective this has been.

From the Paper:

"According to an article by Ernesto Cienfuegos published on the Aztlan.net website, the LAPD has a reputation for racist police abuses against the Latino and Black communities. Among the major incidents concerning LAPD abuses are the Rampart Scandal and the videotaped beating of Rodney King by LAPD officers and the riots that followed the acquittal of the officers involved. These abuses of power rocked the city of Los Angeles and the nation..."

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