LAPD police brutality

The anniversary of Rodney King's beating drew attention to how the culture of police brutality in Los Angeles, in particular, has seemingly gone unchecked since the horrific video went viral in 1991.

Los Angeles Police Department officer Mary O’Callaghan was sentenced to 36 months in prison on Thursday after being convicted of assault caught on her police cruiser dash cam, the Los Angeles Times reports. The 35-year-old victim, Alesia Thomas, died after the altercation, which began when officers went to Thomas’s home to investigate claims that she had abandoned her children, […]

The LAPD officer who kicked #AlesiaThomas to death was just found guilty, but of a smaller assault offense. pic.twitter.com/0iV1IJlK5c — Shaun King (@ShaunKing) June 5, 2015 Before you assume justice has been served in the case of LAPD Officer Mary O’Callaghan, you might want to hear all of the facts. The police officer was recently found […]