Anaheim: #1 Gang Here Is the Police

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Abby Zimet

City officials in Anaheim, California, have asked for a federal investigation into two fatal police shootings of young unarmed Latino men that have sparked days of escalating protests by residents who charge police have long acted like "death squads" in Hispanic communities. Police have made at least 24 arrests, fired rubber bullets and pepper spray, and at one surreal point released a dog into a crowd of mourners and children.

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