Michael Gennaco

Justice Department (formerly)

Guest

Former trial attorney with the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division, supervising over 20 federal grand jury investigations into police misconduct, most involving force and in-custody death investigations; former chief attorney for Los Angeles County's Office of Independent Review, a civilian oversight agency created by the Board of Supervisors to monitor the LA County Sheriff's Department

Michael Gennaco on KCRW

Intensive policing gets credit for reducing crime, but it's also getting the blame for excessive force on the streets of American cities.

Public Trust and Police Accountability

Intensive policing gets credit for reducing crime, but it's also getting the blame for excessive force on the streets of American cities.

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LA Sheriff Lee Baca and his top Deputy Paul Tanaka answered tough questions last week about the abuse of inmates by deputies in the county jails.  They testified before a commission…

Sheriff Baca Admits Mistakes, But What’s Next?

LA Sheriff Lee Baca and his top Deputy Paul Tanaka answered tough questions last week about the abuse of inmates by deputies in the county jails.  They testified before a commission…

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Two Fullerton police officers  face criminal charges  in last July's  beating death of Kelly Thomas , who was homeless and mentally ill.

Investigation of Kelly Thomas Beating by Fullerton Police

Two Fullerton police officers face criminal charges in last July's beating death of Kelly Thomas , who was homeless and mentally ill.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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