Anaheim's Long, Hot Summer: The Police Vs. The Latino Community

A dramatic video of cops suppressing a local protest against an earlier shooting has spiraled into controversy and a spotlight on how the police do their business in a minority community

Topics:  police   community   
  • The Long, Hot Summers []
    The Long, Hot Summers 54g. The Long, Hot Summers ... 1965, the atmosphere in the Watts district of Los Angeles turned white hot. A police patrol stopped Marquette Frye, suspecting he was driving while intoxicated. A crowd assembled as Frye was asked to step out of his vehicle. ... part of what was often called "the long, hot summer," had ...
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  • What a Field Day for the Heat | War Times
    What a Field Day for the Heat. By Carlos Martinez. July, 2012. ... It's a long, hot summer - and not likely to cool off any time soon. ... police murdered two Latino men, Manuel Angel Diaz and Joel Acevedo. Hours after the first shooting, angry local residents confronted police who responded with violent force.
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  • Anaheim's changes not enough for Latino community
    It began with violence: Anaheim police firing beanbags and a police dog breaking loose and lunging into a crowd of men, women and children, some of whom had confronted the officers over their fatal shooting of a Latino man.
    07/28/2013 - 11:23 pm | View Website
  • Anaheim, One Year Later: Tension Lingers Over Police ...
    Anaheim, One Year Later: Tension Lingers Over Police Shooting Of Two Latinos . Thought it wasn’t the first officer-involved shootings in Anaheim, the protests that followed drew national attention.
    07/10/2013 - 7:55 pm | View Website
  • Craig Hunter, Controversial Anaheim Deputy Police Chief ...
    Anaheim's long, hot summer roiled into massive protests, a 44-page leaked “Incident Action Report” listed Hunter as an 'Incident Commander' for the city's supposed 'hot zones' leading up to ...
    12/20/2012 - 6:59 pm | View Website
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