Long Beach is one of the 61 cities in California with some form of government or police surveillance. Only three of these cities, however, have public policies regulating police surveillance and Long Beach is not on that list.
Heralded by police as the answer to ending crime and vilified by community activists as the new Jim Crow law, gang injunctions have been a controversial issue, no matter how you look at it. Here are four steps to getting off a gang injunction list in Long Beach.
The police officer who shot Walter Scott may wind up being the rare case of a cop convicted of murdering in cold-blood an unarmed black man. If past history is any guide, though, just don’t bet on it yet.