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USA (California): Update on police brutality

, Índice: AMR 51/150/1999

In the past year, Amnesty International has raised concerns with California law enforcement authorities across the state about deaths in custody; questionable shootings; the use of OC pepper spray; electro-shock belts and other issues. While the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) and the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department (LASD) have instituted significant reforms over the past few years, problems remain, and there are reports of excessive force in many other California police departments which have not been subject to the same levels of ongoing scrutiny. This report provides a summary of these key concerns.

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