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When undercover Detective Frank Lyga saw a gun pointed toward him from another car window, he drew his weapon and shot twice, killing the driver. Soon he knew that he was in big trouble. The occupant had been Kevin Gaines, an off-duty police officer and also a member of the LAPD. To make matters more explosive, Gaines was an African American. In the wake of the Rodney King and O.J. Simpson trials, the situation was ripe for controversy.

The story of corruption within the LAPD will strike many as a contemporary version of L.A. Confidential. It is the old story of dishonest police officers on the take, abusing their power, and living beyond their means. Unlike L.A. Confidential, however, this story is real. For the past several years the LAPD has been involved in a massive intra-department scandal involving a road rage shooting death, connections to the infamous Death Row Records, and theft of confiscated narcotics. Through interviews with police officers, district attorneys, and community activists, FRONTLINE pieces together this strange and disturbing tale of present-day corruption on the LAPD.

Click here for the full review by Ronnie D. Lankford, Jr.

alex on September 7th, 2009 at 9:36 pm 

where can i buy this documentary? if u have any idea plz let me know… thanks

Bill on November 3rd, 2010 at 9:57 pm 

Please I need to know how I get a hold of this documentary.

Stoppolice Corruption on November 20th, 2011 at 12:24 am 

Its about Police corruption The dirty cop is in witness protection and did less time than the other cops. The movie Training day is based on these dirty cops. They will never sell you the video, look how they shut down wikileaks

Mike on March 28th, 2012 at 10:25 am 

I just love how people hate cops until you need them. The citizens of the Mexifornia city of LA should be walled off from humans.

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