Author Cerise Castle
LAPD claims Richard Solitro Jr. cut them off en route to an emergency. A witness says LAPD sped by her and fatally shot Solitro in all of 10 seconds.
Solitro Jr.’s family demands systemic law enforcement and mental health care reform after his murder at the hands of the LAPD.
Despite the substantial amount of publicly available evidence regarding deputy gangs, some "cliques" remain in the shadows.
The Executioners live up to their name, but the County has spent millions to keep things quiet.
The Banditos intensify their reign of terror and torment the living family members of the innocent people they kill.
Shot callers in the Banditos took over the East LA Sheriff's Station, but the war didn't stop.
East LA Station has been a notorious LASD gang hub for decades, but not every deputy is welcome.
One attorney has a theory about why the DA refuses to prosecute killer gangs like the Spartans and the Cowboys.
Murder, stalking, and harassment no longer just earned deputy gang members ink — it got them promoted or rehired with back pay.
As the 3000 Boys continued to metastasize in the County jail system, they spawned another gang and massive lawsuits.
Paul Tanaka’s pay-to-play tactics placed gang members in charge of Men’s Central Jail and a new generation of deputies.
As gangs became normalized in LA County, lawsuit settlements and body counts continued to grow.
Despite whistleblowers, the Vikings' corruption spread from Gardena to the White House.
Franky Carrillo spent 20 years wrongfully imprisoned. Then, the impossible happened. Twice.
The Vikings terrorized Lynwood residents for years. The residents fought back.
As the Lynwood Vikings gained influence, they targeted both residents and fellow LASD employees.
An examination of the first documented gangs in the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.
Time and time again during the pandemic, film shoots have taken priority over the lives of Angelenos.
One 17-year-old girl was ecstatic to have her own room for the first time in her life. Hours later, she was hogtied by the CHP.