Above the Law. The Rodney King Beating. King suffered 56 blows from 3 officers, and was tased twice 2 officers struck King with their batons, a 3 rd kicked King while he was on the ground 23 officers on the scene
Damage was extensive:
What explains this?
Was this an aberration as Chief Gates claimed ?
Long line of problem before King:
Key point: not the work of a few bad officers; there were 23 on the scene. This suggests a deviant organizational culture.
What factors explain the King beating?
What is it?
Has police brutality increased or decreased over time in US police departments?
(1) Lack of trust in police
(2) Lack of police credibility
How do I summarize these chapters?