police shootings

L.A. Sheriff's Think Names of Killer Cops Should Be Hidden From Public

Lawsuits reveal names of deputies in shootings

The L.A. County Sheriff's Department and deputies union contended that the identities of officers involved in shootings should be kept confidential.

By Victoria Kim, Los Angeles Times  January 29, 2011

    Two Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies whose names have been kept secret amid litigation over whether the identities of officers involved in shootings are public information have been named in separate wrongful-death lawsuits, records show.

    The Power of the People vs. Police Abuse of Power, by Michael Zinzun 2002

    Presentation On The Inglewood, California Police Beating of Donovan Jackson-Chavis  by Michael Zinzun, Coalition Against Police Abuse, July 13, 2002

    On Saturday, July 6, 2002, shortly after Donovan Jackson-Chavis was beaten by the Inglewood P.D., his father Coby Chavis and his cousin, Taliba Shakir, a woman who had been a member of the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense in L.A., called CAPA. What is CAPA?