Shadow System: LA’s secretive sheriff ‘gangs’ | Police

From: Fault Strains

Fault Strains investigates allegations of violence and intimidation by deputy ‘gangs’ throughout the LA Sheriff’s Division.

Los Angeles, within the US state of California, has been plagued with gang violence for many years, and has even been referred to as the “gang capital of America”.

However they’re not simply on the streets.

Reviews and lawsuits allege that there are deputy “gangs” throughout the LA County Sheriff’s Division.

Members have distinctive tattoos figuring out which station they belong to and are accused of utilizing extreme power, and glorifying an aggressive type of policing.

Fault Strains investigates the demise of 21-year-old Anthony Vargas. His household alleges that the sheriffs’ deputies who killed him have been potential members of the Banditos – a gang contained in the East LA station.

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