Witness: The Los Angeles riots
In May 1992 the people of South Central LA took to the streets in fury at police brutality. They were angry that LAPD officers accused of beating a motorist called Rodney King, had been acquittedListen to Witness
LA riots: How 1992 changed the police
"With the Rodney King beating and the riots, that was the beginning of the end of the old imperial LAPD. Because LAPD had a very arrogant, 'we're above the law' attitude"Read more on the BBC News website
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