L.A. Times Tells Why Rampart Probe Fell Short

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Nearly four years after a police officer told investigators that corruption and brutality had become commonplace at the Los Angeles Police Department's Rampart Division, authorities acknowledge that they did not get to the bottom of his allegations and that officers suspected of committing crimes remain on the job, the Los Angeles Times reports. Feuding among top officials, cursory investigations by some detectives and a pervasive police "code of silence" all helped to undermine the Rampart probe, concluded an investigation by the newpaper. Asked if he was satisfied that the LAPD had thoroughly investigated the scandal, Police Commissioner Rick . . .

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