‘It’s Not Your Grandfather’s LAPD’ — and that’s a good thing

NPR reported on the evolution of LAPD police chiefs and where it stands today.  Jody David Armour, who teaches and writes about the nexus of race and the criminal justice system at the University of Southern California’s Gould School of Law, says it’s hard to conceive exactly how devastating the Rampart scandal was to the LAPD.

“Try to imagine taking LA Confidential, Serpico and Training Day and rolling them all into one,” Armour says, “and you still don’t have the magnitude of the Rampart scandal.”

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