Rodney King

Video Of CHP Officer Beating SoCal Woman May Hurt Public Perception Of All Law Enforcement Cell phone video captured a CHP officer repeatedly punching a woman on the side of a Los Angeles freeway. Civil rights leaders are calling on the federal government to launch its own probe.
Rodney King Found Dead In Southern CaliforniaRodney King, the black motorist whose 1991 videotaped beating by Los Angeles police officers led to some of the nation's most destructive race riots, has died at age 47.