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A demonstrator protests the verdict in the trial of four Los Angeles police officers accused of beating motorist Rodney King outside the Los Angeles Police Department headquarters on April 29, 1992. Riots broke out in Los Angeles after a jury acquitted the four police officers accused of beating King. Mike Nelson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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'It's Not Your Grandfather's LAPD' — And That's A Good Thing

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Scenes from Let It Fall: Los Angeles 1982-1992. ABC Press hide caption

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5 Films Look At The Los Angeles Riots From (Almost) Every Angle

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O.J. Simpson, flanked by defense attorneys F. Lee Bailey (left) and Johnnie Cochran Jr., reacts as he is found not guilty on Oct. 3, 1995, of murdering his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman. Myung J. Chun/AP hide caption

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Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck speaks as his department releases a broad use-of-force report Tuesday. The report says that when LAPD officers fire at suspects, their targets are disproportionately black or mentally ill. Amanda Myers/AP hide caption

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Members of the Los Angeles Police Department's elite Metropolitan Division participate in a simulation of a Paris-style coordinated attack. The team was tested on response time to converge on this site. Martin Kaste/NPR hide caption

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In Wake Of Attacks, U.S. Cities Step Up Terrorism Simulations

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Protesters gather in front of the Los Angeles Police Department Headquarters Tuesday, to express anger over the fatal shooting of an unarmed homeless man Sunday. David McNew/Getty Images hide caption

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People view a memorial to a man killed by police on Skid Row in Los Angeles. The police say two officers who were at the scene were wearing body cameras. LUCY NICHOLSON/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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A cellphone video captured the deadly struggle between Los Angeles police officers and a man on a city sidewalk (in background). Seconds after this image appears in the video, shots were fired that killed the man, a robbery suspect. Anthony Blackburn/Facebook hide caption

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LAPD Officer Deon Joseph has patrolled Skid Row for 17 years. Kirk Siegler/NPR hide caption

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For LAPD Cop Working Skid Row, 'There's Always Hope'

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