The Thin Blue Line: An In-depth Look at the Policing Practices of the Los Angeles Police Department by Matthew Gordon
Approx. 11,980 words.
Published on March 7, 2012.
Covering the time from Chief Gates' tenure until the end of the Rampart Scandal, The Thin Blue Line brings forgotten and startling events from the last thirty years of the LAPD's shocking history to life. Attempting to view brutality and corruption through a critical lens, this book uses extensive research to investigate the various charges of police corruption as a result of policing practices.