FROM Hooman Hedayati
Is the LAPD Over-Reacting to a Hostile Atmosphere? The year is only nine months over, but officers of the LAPD have already killed 18 people — as many as in all of 2014. Last Saturday night an unarmed man was killed by officers after the back window of their patrol car was broken out by a beer bottle. Did the dead man throw the bottle? What was the role of a video that led to an official warning that officers on patrol might be in danger?