From 1978 -- when Daryl Gates assumed command of it -- until today, the Los Angeles Police Department has had a reputation for being one of the most brutal police forces on the planet.
This isn't funny.
The FBI is now investigating another allegation of police brutality, thanks to the videotaped beating of a gang-member on a Hollywood street.
This isn't funny either.
But, the detailed information regarding the private organization which has taken upon itself the gargantuan task of monitoring the LAPD?
COPWATCH, c/o Chuco's Justice Center, 235 W. Martin Luther King Blvd. LA, CA 90037
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